Originally Posted by -1nf1n1ty-
bringing up this thread again to ask a quick question..... is onboard sound bad? not compared to a sound card I know its bad vs a sound card but overall is it bad? cause my sound card is basically dead, and I play counter strike where sound is a must
Onoboard is not terrible, but its nothing compare to any decent sound cards.
About the X-Fi static issue, its more have to do with creative's crappy drivers.
If you want to replace the sound card, go get a Asus Xonar.
At lease that is what I am getting.