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Need help buying a new sound card.

Discussion in 'Audio, Video & Home Theater' started by catnipkiller, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. catnipkiller

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    I am looking for a sound card that will do 5.1 for my head set must have optical out. willing to spend 100$+ I will be gaming mostly and some music. I have no idea what to look for and dont want to get ripped off. any input will help.:toast:
     
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    what kind of headset is it?
     
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    Yep and what's your budget.
     
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    roccat kave 5.1 id like to spend like 70-120+ i dont know if it matter to get pciex1 or pci my pc can fit both.
     
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    go with the soundcard the man with the tiny starship recommended.
     
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    Can't beat the price and it meets your requirements. Replaceable OP AMPS to boot. erocker has chosen wisely
     
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    I like my Xonar DG, I am not an audiophile by any means though.
     
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    Go with what the man that the man with the transformer recommended
     

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