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P5n32-e Sli Plus Add On Sound Card Vs X-fi Extreme Gamer

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#1 stark


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Posted 23 July 2007 - 04:53 PM


at last I changed my so many times (not with much success, I have to say) updated computer with a new one sporting an asus P5N32-E SLI Plus motherboard and a quad cpu. Do you think I have to use the sound add on card of the motherboard, which I am told to be rather good, or do I have to install the sound blaster X-fi extreme gamer to get, may be, better performances?. I bought the sound blaster as a last attempt to improve my old PC.

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#2 JPHarvey


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Posted 23 July 2007 - 06:45 PM

If you have it already, stick with the sound blaster. The creative cards have EAX etc, which is better for games than any onboard or supplied audio. I have the P5n32-SLI Premium and I use the Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS... :thumbsup:
[CPU]Intel E6600 Core 2 Duo @ 3.19GHz
[MoBo]ASUS P5N32-SLI Premium (nForce590)
[RAM]4GB Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 CL4 @ 710MHz
[GPU]XFX 8800 GTX 768MB [SLI] @ Stock
[PSU]CoolerMaster 1kW
[Audio]ASUS Xonar D2
[Case]Antec Nine Hundred
[OS]Windows Vista Ultimate 64
[Other]WC'd CPU & SLI

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