Quick Question regarding Sound Card and building new PC Tags: New Build Sound Cards Systems Last response: October 29, 2011 9:39 PM in Systems Share Justindh October 29, 2011 9:33:44 PM This is probably a noob question. When building a new PC, does one have to buy a sound card as well? In all of these new PC threads nobody is listing them, so idk. Thanks. More about : quick question sound card building g-unit1111 October 29, 2011 9:37:07 PM The only reason you'd need a sound card is if you're connecting your system to an HD sound system and you have more than say 7 speakers or channels. Most motherboards these days have built in 5.1 and 7.1 compatible sound cards anyways, so you don't really need one. They're kind of a thing of the past anyways. m 0 l Outlander_04 October 29, 2011 9:38:23 PM Unless you have a $1000 set of speakers the onboard sound will be fine . m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Justindh October 29, 2011 9:39:53 PM okay thank you very much for the replies. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources First time building PC, quick question regarding compatibility/efficiency Forum SolvedBuilding a new PC...quick question about windows 7 and reinstall. Forum Quick question regarding DVI ports on new cards Forum SolvedQuick question regarding AMD cards. Forum SolvedQuick Question regarding new Mobo specs Forum quick question regarding motherboard and graphic card Forum SolvedQuick Question Regarding switching Graphics cards for 10 Minutes Forum quick question regarding testing video card fan Forum SolvedNew to gaming quick question (graphics card) Forum Quick question regarding dolby sound Forum SolvedI am building a new system soon and i had a question regarding compatibility Forum SolvedQuick PC Gaming Build Question! Forum Quick question regarding Graphics card speed Forum SolvedGeneral question regarding epic PC build Forum SolvedQuick question about headphone amp on a sound card Forum Quick question regarding new install Forum SolvedQuestion regarding cooling system for new build. Forum Quick question on building a PC Forum SolvedQuestions regarding a $700 Gaming PC Build Forum 3 quick questions regarding prebuilt PC which I'm about to buy. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !