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    Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus, Sound Blaster G3 and SXFI Gamer headset!
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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    Nice, been after a decent 384kHz DAC system for a while, will mean I can finally play my DSD music
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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    Don't think I've had a sound card since athlon days, maybe earlier

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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    Quote Originally Posted by spanna5 View Post
    Don't think I've had a sound card since athlon days, maybe earlier
    Yeah, was just thinking that, I'm sure it was a sound laser too, but more likely a clone.

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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    Eligibility: UK and Europe only

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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    Sound card-is it really worth it now,is the difference really big?

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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    Very nice. many thanks to hexus and Creative.

    I couldn't be without a soundcard. My Gigabyte Aorus pro Z390 is supposed to have a decent sound chip but the sound always seemed to be flat or missing something no matter what settings I played around with. Installed my Soundblaster Z and the difference is like day and night. It was the same with the Asus Maximus Hero VI I had before this current board as well.

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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    Very nice, although is it just me or can those 3 not be used together

    Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus sound card, outputs via 3.5mm jack or spdif
    Sound Blaster G3 external USB-C DAC, it's not just a DAC but a full sound card connecting via usb C, outputting via 3.5mm jack
    Creative SXFI Gamer headset, connecting via usb-C, again has a built in sound card

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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    Quote Originally Posted by rave_alan View Post
    Sound card-is it really worth it now,is the difference really big?
    The difference a great sound system makes is at least as big as the difference between high and ultra in graphics.

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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    Quote Originally Posted by spanna5 View Post
    Don't think I've had a sound card since athlon days, maybe earlier
    Ditto.
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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    I have been on onboard sound since i retired my Sound blaster AWE 32 Gold ( 28 MB )
    So for the knowing people, that mean for a pretty damn long time.

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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

    I havent used an internal sound card since PCI days. Ive been using optical out off the mainboard and process sound in an external AMP/DAC for years. I just dont see the point of internal cards. All you introduce is possibility of interference issues and using up a precious expansion slot when these days you are lucky to have more than one free after a mega fat GPU goes in.

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    Re: Day 29: Win one of two Creative audio bundles

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