|I'm looking at investing in a sound card and a set of speakers. Maybe 5.1. What's decent for decent money?|
Sound card and speakers - budget
Rodpad 2,857 posts
Seen 4 hours ago
Registered 6 years ago
I like the Asus cards. You can get its 7.1/5.1 cards for little money.
Fake_Blood 6,415 posts
Seen 47 minutes ago
Registered 7 years ago
So what do these cards do that a standard mobo can't?
Dirtbox Best Forumite, 2015 87,110 posts
Seen 6 hours ago
Registered 14 years ago
Not a lot these days.
So it's not really worth it, then? Ok.
Still worth having speakers IMO.
Gets annoying having to put your ear to the PC.
That looks decent, yeah.
If you want a Xonar DG i have one i took out of a pc. Good budget card especially if use headphones.
Edited by Sharzam at 10:53:17 26-03-2013
TheRealBadabing 1,570 posts
Seen 10 hours ago
Registered 13 years ago
I bought a Xonar DG a few weeks ago and it is much better than my onboard (realtek alc889) sound ever was.
Simple things like having sound from spdif and headphones simultaneously make setting things up much easier.
If you get one, some good drivers can be found here.
Sometimes posts may contain links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.