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    Just a quicky

    Abit AN8 NF4 Ultra PCI-E (Socket 939) Motherboard

    > Does this board have a 5.1 surround sound onboard card like some do
    >Can i put my 3 year old sound blaster audigy in this pci-e board
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    • YorkieBen's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte P35-DS3R
      • CPU:
      • C2D E4600
      • Memory:
      • 4 x 1GB PC6400 Corsair XMS
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    it has onboard sound, i thinks its 7.1

    you should be able to put your audigy in there, as the an8 has 2 pci slots in addition to the newer pci-e slots

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    cool , prob will be better than my audigy anyway
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    I was under the impression that the onboard sound on today mobo's isn't as good as the old nforce 2 boards, that used Soundstorm. They were basically on par with An Audigy.

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    well ive got my audigy as back up anyway, so its either or
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