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Building a gaming/audio recording PC

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January 20, 2008 8:57:49 PM

Well, I'm gonna make a PC for gaming and I want to play games in 1900 x 1200, so I'm thinking 8800 GT (or should I up to the GTS for that high of resolution?). Anyways, on the audio side of things, what type of hardware am I going to need to connect my guitars and mics to the computer?
January 20, 2008 9:33:44 PM

There are many options, it all depends on your budget for the recording side of things. for Guitar and MIC you'd need one 1/4" input and one XLR input, so the e-mu 0202 might be a good option, I got the 0404 myself, more input options.

Here are some USB 2.0 options from m-audio, creative/e-mu:

http://www.m-audio.com/index.php?do=products.family&ID=...

this is the one I got to replace my creative audigy 2zs platinum:

http://www.emu.com/products/product.asp?category=610&su...

there are also a bunch of PCI/internal options too, which come with frontpanels to plug into.

if budget isn't an issue, maybe look for a firewire 800 interface, with onboard DSP or something? :bounce: 
January 21, 2008 11:11:27 AM

GTS512, not just GTS. If you want to max things out in games, go with the faster card.
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