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    Re: EVGA launches NU Audio Card

    I don't see point in this when on motherboard audio is good enough

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    Re: EVGA launches NU Audio Card

    Aren't most people who want improved audio using outboard DACs at this point? I'm using one of these, in combination with a decent pair of hifi speakers:



    It's a NAD 2030D hybrid digital amp connected by USB...definitely not cheap, but sounds amazing

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    Re: EVGA launches NU Audio Card

    It's a shame that it only has stereo output. I use the multi-channel analogue outputs on my SBZ for surround gaming (anything that encodes to digital is laggy and not any use if you don't want to delay the picture).

    Quote Originally Posted by SHSPVR View Post
    I don't see point in this when on motherboard audio is good enough
    Don't buy one then Stick to your on-board audio and your on-board graphics - as after all, what's the point in a graphics card when built in ones are good enough.

    That said, if you have a high-resolution monitor and want fidelity in your visuals then you might buy a dedicated graphics card. Same applies to audio, if you have high-resolution speakers and what fidelity in your audio, you might buy a dedicated audio device.

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    Re: EVGA launches NU Audio Card

    Quote Originally Posted by MrJim View Post
    It's a NAD 2030D hybrid digital amp connected by USB...definitely not cheap, but sounds amazing
    And looks like some new breed of Dalek!!

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    Re: EVGA launches NU Audio Card

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    And looks like some new breed of Dalek!!
    NAD's 'styling' has always been a bit 'Marmite'

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    Re: EVGA launches NU Audio Card

    Quote Originally Posted by SHSPVR View Post
    I don't see point in this when on motherboard audio is good enough
    ..and the 2080 is good enough but people would prefer the 2080Ti if they used one.

    ..and the 9600K is good enough but people would prefer the 9900K if they used one.

    ...and so on and so on.

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    Re: EVGA launches NU Audio Card

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    so now, simply because my heart cant bear the pain, and the clock on the wall says I simply don't have the time to spend days arsing around with computers to make them work..I'm on-board sound again

    Shame isn't it?
    No shame. Output digital over optical from your onboard and stick a decent DAC on the end. It just works

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    Re: EVGA launches NU Audio Card

    Creative cards are so good but they have really poor software and buggy drivers, still I end up using one as onboard audio is not that good.

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