diff. between sound?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Bretenn, Mar 14, 2003.

  1. Bretenn

    Bretenn Guest

    what is the different between an onboard sound and a sound card? (excluded quality)...... :)
     
  2. sboulema

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  3. Bretenn

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    good... :D
     
  4. sboulema

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    i use a normal integrated sound chip and im happy with it. Dont need no fancy sound from my pc and a extra card will make the clutter in the case even worse.
     
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    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    I have an nVidia SoundForce or soundstorm whatever its called that comes with nForce2 mobos, but I dont use it simply because I already had a SB Audigy and I am not going to chuck that out after what I paid for it. :p
     
  6. Taurus

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    why get a decent sound card? hardware acceleration! if you play games, EAX/EAX2 is damn cool. the nforce2 MCP supports it too, though.
     
  7. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    Unless you plan to record music using your PC an onboard soundcard is just fine.
    I personally have bad experiences with onboard sound cards and video, it tends to break faster (at least for me).
     
  8. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    Take a professional PL stereo cable (not the cheap once, the better more expensive once) , connect it to a decent amplifier and spread some speakers around the room.

    Here your all hardware accelerated.