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    Which sound card from theses 2 ?

    Hello,

    Just about to setup a new computer.

    Should i use a Creative Sound Blaster 128 PCI V2 sound card or should i use the AC'97 sound thats onboard (Abit BD7-RAID mobo) ??

    System is using for gaming, listening to MP3's and watching moives.

    Which would you go for ?

    Cheers

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    the sound blaster PCI 128 is so appalingly bad i don't know where to start

    use the onboard, and bin the creative.

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    less hassle to use the onboard one, and i doubt you would see the performance hit of using the onboard sound, never used a SB 128 card so i cant really comment on the quality of that, might be worth spending £20 or so and getting a 2nd hand audigy maybes ?

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    AC97 can be fine and the 128 is crapola as already stated, would only consider it in a legacy system that needed sound.
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    another vote for AC97 onboard. does the job perfectly.
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    Cheers lads

    AC'97 it is

    Any ideas where i can get drivers for the AC'97 (its onboard the Abit BD7-RAID mobo), gonna be running Windows XP Pro

    Cheers again

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    they should be on the cd that came with the mobo
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bungle
    they should be on the cd that came with the mobo
    I carnt find the CD

    Any web sites out there that you lot no of ?

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    try their website www.abit.com.tw . its frustratingly slow though

    Heres a link from the American site linky
    Last edited by Bungle; 14-04-2004 at 02:46 PM.
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    Or www.realtek.com.tw...

    Chances are it's the Realtek ALC650 codec

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    realtek alc650, by the look of it

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    There is a download link. for the BD7-raid

    http://www.abit.com.tw/page/uk/downl...YPE=Socket+478
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