Hello, i am purchasing a set of corasir sp2200 2.1 speakers and a corsair hs1a headset, and i am confused about what sort of sound card i should get to complement these. My hifi has just packed up and i would like something that can provide decent music and sound for games. I have a 2500k and a p67 ud4 b3 rev (gigabyte). Would appreciate any suggestions or advice on how to begin choosing a sound card.
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Intel or AMD? And for which socket processors?
Motherboards aren't universal. The way to do it is to select a price range for a CPU, find the best CPU in that price range, and then look for a $100 mobo that it fits into correctly
Depends on how much you want to spend. Asus and Auzentech offer quality cards with great price/performance ratios. You could spend as little as $30 for an Asus DG or $200 for high-end cards. $100 will get you a very nice card these days.
Ok cool. Sorry if this sounds stupid but will i notice an obvious performance over the on board sound, with both the speakers that i suggested and the headphones.
Why don't you wait, and see how your new speakers sound using the motherboard integrated HD sound?
You can always get a sound card later.
Good point, sounds so simple but i didnt think of it lol. The speakers im using are some 17 pounds 2.1 logitech speakers, and for the money their good but i am hoping the sp2200s are going to be alot better.
Maybe thats what i will do, get the headphones and speakers then see from there. But i do know what im like and will keep thinking about card till i get one.