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Sound setup help needed


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Jul 28, 2007
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Processor AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ Brisbane@2.875GHz
Motherboard ASUS M2R32-MVP
Cooling ZALMAN 9700 LED
Memory OCZ Platinum Revision-2 2GB (2 x 1GB)
Video Card(s) VisionTech HD 2900XT 512Mb
Storage WD 320GB
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Case Thermaltake Tsunami Dream
Power Supply OCZ GameXtream 700W
Software Win XP Home SP2
Slowly building my gaming rig - haven't played in almost 2 years :(
2900XT is on it's way (hopefully), just waiting for aftermarket coolers.
I was at Circuit City a couple of days ago, saw their gaming room, boy, those G15 look good:banghead: Decided to buy one, but then got Belkin Nostromo N52 - it's AWESOME!!!

Anyway, was really impressed with their earphones setup. I want some for myself.
Due to lil kids ...oh...and wifey too:respect: can't go with a "normal" setup: subwoofer etc.
So what kind of setup: earphones (preferably wireless, if possible) and do I need a sound blaster as well?
Something good, but not BOSE good ;)

My motherboard Asus M2R32-MVP: Onboard Audio
Audio Chipset ADI 1988A
Audio Channels 8 Channels


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Savannah, GA
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Power Supply Seasonic M12 SS-700HM
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You don't need a Soundblaster, but one couldn't hurt. My old Asus board had damn good integrated audio. As far as headphones go, I use Logitech, simply because they were cheap lol...but they are surprisingly good...