Closed Is it necessary to have a sound card installed? Tags: Sound Cards Speakers Components Last response: February 13, 2011 10:31 AM in Components Share asiarules February 13, 2011 2:50:54 AM Hmmm I still dont understand this, that we really need sound card for 2.1 or 5.1 speakers?? if yes then why?? what difference is it gonna make? Thanks in advance to all More about : sound card installed | Report abuse Register or log in to remove iceclock February 13, 2011 2:57:16 AM it depends of ur motherboard, but most new pcs have the right input for 2.1 and 5.1 | Report abuse asiarules February 13, 2011 2:59:37 AM i have gigabyte m68m-s2p and using iball raaga 2.1 channel speakers and planning to upgrade.....do i need to install sound card? | Report abuse iceclock February 13, 2011 3:02:28 AM that mobo has access to 2.1 speakers, usually it connect with one wire in the green input of the onboard sound , in ur mobo, | Report abuse Related ressources Sound cards even necessary ? - Forum Is on-board sound necessary ? - Forum Is it necessary for the motherboard to "beep" for a successful POST? - Forum Background processes after driver installation - necessary or not? - Forum Is sound card necessary ? - Forum Ask the community Publish asiarules February 13, 2011 3:07:56 AM iceclock said:that mobo has access to 2.1 speakers, usually it connect with one wire in the green input of the onboard sound , in ur mobo, and what about 5.1ch?? | Report abuse iceclock February 13, 2011 3:10:05 AM on newegg it says it supports 8 channels, so 5.1 should theorically work with ur mobo | Report abuse asiarules February 13, 2011 3:20:01 AM thanks all...for letting me know. | Report abuse asiarules February 13, 2011 3:20:17 AM Best answer selected by asiarules. | Report abuse iceclock February 13, 2011 3:21:07 AM happy to utilize my brain to help u out | Report abuse Maziar February 13, 2011 10:31:24 AM This topic has been closed by Maziar | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>Is it necessary to have a sound card installed?> Related ressources: ForumASUS supplied drivers necessary for best performance? ForumWhat does a sound card do and is it necessary ? ForumIs integrated Graphics necessary ? ForumHow Necessary is an audio card ? ForumHow necessary is a sound card ? Forum[Help/Opinion] Near Top of the Line, But is it Necessary ? ForumAdding sound card for a 10$ headset necessary ? ForumHow necessary is an sound card ForumSound card necessary with headphones? ForumGom player & winamp players not functioned its is necessary for sound devic ForumList of Necessary Drivers/Software for brand new build ForumNecessary programs !! ForumGaming laptop help ForumNeed help - no sound ForumWhich existing games have the highest system requriements More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !