Help with HTPC and Sound Card choice Tags: New Build Sound Cards Systems Last response: May 26, 2009 11:10 PM in Systems Share ugk3401 May 26, 2009 10:37:37 PM Hello All, I'm looking at building an HTPC somewhere in the near future. This is what I have put together. Good Blu-Ray and audio quality are definitely something I want within a good price range. Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb - $119.99 HT OMEGA CLARO Plus+ 7.1 Channels PCI Interface Sound Card - Retail $174.99 or ASUS Xonar D1 7.1 Channels PCI Interface Sound Card - Retail $89.99 G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500 - $34.99 AMD Athlon 64 X2 5050e Brisbane 2.6GHz Socket AM2 45W Dual-Core Processor $59.99 LG Black 6X Blu-ray Disc Burner & HD DVD-ROM Drive SATA Model GGW-H20L - $159.99 CORSAIR CMPSU-400CX 400W ATX12V V2.2 80 PLUS Certified - $49.99 Foxconn A7DA-S AM2+/AM2 AMD 790GX HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard - $104.99 SILVERSTONE Black Aluminum / Steel LC13B-E ATX Media Center / HTPC Case $102.99 Total I believe is around $780 Will most likely get the Logitech z-5500 as well, haven't decided. All depends on what I do with current speakers etc Any feedback is much appreciated, thanks! More about : htpc sound card choice ugk3401 May 26, 2009 10:54:05 PM anybody? Anonymous May 26, 2009 11:10:30 PM Hi HT OMEGA CLARO Plus+ excellent choice Fellinfrisky? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSound Card Choice Help Forum Need help with sound card choice Forum SolvedSound card questions for HTPC Forum SolvedSound Card Choice Forum SolvedBuilding a HTPC of sorts....high quality sound card matter for situation? Forum Solvedchoice of sound card Forum Solvedchoice of sound card Forum SolvedHTPC - Is a sound card needed? Forum SolvedGaming AND HTPC sound card suggestions Forum SolvedDo I need a seperate sound card for HTPC? Forum SolvedHelp me choose low profile video card! (Emulation HTPC) Forum Sound card Choices (help) Forum HTPC Audio over nvidia card 8500GT spdif from sound blaster Forum SolvedGraphics card and PSU choice, please help! Forum SolvedNeed help picking a sound card+speaker combo Forum SolvedGraphic Card choice, Help me. Forum SolvedNeed help about sound card Forum SolvedHi everyone. Can anyone help me which is the better choice between this 2 video cards? Forum Have htpc with asus essence stx sound card. Need to connect to speakers. Forum SolvedInternal Sound Card installation HELP needed Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !