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Question to you gamers that use sound....

Blackink

47 months ago

I realize that you all must have some type of sound when you play games, but I was wondering if it's integrated sound, or do you use a separate sound card?

I'm thinking of buying my son a sound card for his new PC but I'm not sure how much better one would be compared to what you get from the motherboard's integrated sound.

He has an Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard. He also has a MSI Radeon R9 390 8GB Video Card, if this matters any.

I will be buying him these: Bose Companion 2 Series III Multimedia Speakers http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CD1PTF0/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=1Q2QF3DE1NA3I&coliid=I1OZKG6CNG53JB

Can I get your thoughts and/or suggestions on this?

Thanks, Steve

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  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

I'd say unless your son is an audiophile, integrated sound will do just fine.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Yea....You're probably right there.....

Thanks :)

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Agreed with IwannaPC. Integrated sound chips will do the job just fine. Even if you buy a dedicated sound card, it might not be able to do any better if the speakers are not of really high quality.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

save your money. That board has great sound already and a sound card is really just for those with special needs or extreme sound nerds.

Better off buying him a monitor or a better mechanical keyboard or something.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the suggestions.....

Much appreciated.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Unless your son is an audiophile or cares ALOT about sound quality, most integrated sound on motherboards do just fine.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Not needed. They will sound the same as with onboard audio.

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