Which Sound Card?

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  1. B_ScaredLittleBoy

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    Well I received my Logitech X210 speakers today. However, in my haste I ripped out the old speakers and damaged the connection to my PCI sound card. But it was only £10 and had no brand (one of those 'standard chipsets').

    So now I'm wondering what card to get. I'm thinking Creative? But which one? I'd like to spend up to £20/maybe £30 on the card.

    Right now I'm using the onboard VIA 97 Audio...that's probably not ideal and don't want to say it sounds shit in case this is the best it gets :tongue:

    Sounds nice though. Very robust sound, you can hear everything. Lots of bass.

    Anyways, which card do you recommend?
     
  2. Kimahri

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    Hmm...I'll have to look for you. The soundblaster line is good.
     
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    i agree for what you are looking for soundblaster is decent.
    if i am not writing music i just use my stock soundcard.
    is the soundcard for gaming?
    M-Audio is good as well.
    just do not buy JBL or Presonous Firebox.
     
  5. B_ScaredLittleBoy

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    I had a look if Logitech do a sound card (to match the speakers) but they don't. Those cards on that link look a bit expensive Viking ($100 = £50) but I'll have a proper look in a min.

    I'll have a look into Soundblaster. What's Audigy like?

    PS this is for music, interspersed with some gaming.
     
  6. No_Strings

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    The best I've yet encountered. (I'm a bit of a tech geek/gamer.)

    Don't let the "Xtreme Gamer" sway you - it's fantastic for all forms of aural entertainment.
     
  7. B_ScaredLittleBoy

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    I bought that earlier from ebuyer for <£25 with next day delivery. That site is overpriced!

    :biggrin1:

    Now I'm just rearranging my room...got too many wardrobes and not enough space...why am I doing this at 1am? :confused:
     
  8. No_Strings

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    Bah, I left my computer back at home and lost my bookmarks. :tongue:
    (Good choice btw!)
     
  9. Mr. Snakey

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    I bought the Logitech X-530. 140 watts. The sound is amazing. Great speakers for music or movies or anything.
     
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