Solved Best affordable sound card? Tags: Sound Cards Music Components Last response: August 22, 2012 8:32 PM in Components Share ChaseCTech August 22, 2012 7:55:44 PM I want a sound card so that I can enjoy hi-res music on my PC. 7.1 would be nice, unless it costs me more than about $40 for it. What is the best option? Do I even need a sound card? Thanks More about : affordable sound card jay_nar2012 August 22, 2012 8:00:29 PM http://www.amazon.com/Xonar-DGX-PCI-E-GX2-5-Engine/dp/B... ChaseCTech August 22, 2012 8:02:56 PM jay_nar2012 said:http://www.amazon.com/Xonar-DGX-PCI-E-GX2-5-Engine/dp/B...Nice! Anyone else? Related resources Best Affordable GPU for Dual Monitors - Forum Best Affordable Capture Card - Forum Help me build an affordable (1Kish) gaming&recording system - Forum Affordable quality Z68 mobos? - Forum Affordable Sound Card for use with FME? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution gamerk316 August 22, 2012 8:06:24 PM The ASUS Xonar DG(X), DS(X) and D1/DX are the best soundcards for under $100. Slightly different feature set between them though: http://event.asus.com/multimedia/xonar/find.htm jay_nar2012 August 22, 2012 8:08:53 PM http://www.amazon.com/Xonar-DSX-Engine-Playback-Support... ChaseCTech August 22, 2012 8:15:16 PM Ok. Thanks y'all jay_nar2012 August 22, 2012 8:17:05 PM Your welcome. ChaseCTech August 22, 2012 8:17:43 PM Best answer selected by ChaseCTech. DarkOutlaw August 22, 2012 8:32:55 PM Onboard sounds cards are pretty good...I dont see why you would need anything else unless you are doing some intense editing/effects stuff. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumBest affordable graphics card ? ForumBest affordable graphics card ? ForumNeed help finding affordable upgrade GPU! ForumAffordable and Mid-Level Gaming Rig ForumHelp with affordable gaming PC parts ForumI want to build an affordable PC for design and non-hardcore gaming ForumAffordable C2D Mobo? ForumCreating a powerful, affordable computer ForumAffordable Wedding Photography ForumColor Laser Printers: Fast and Affordable ! ForumBest affordable AGP card for Bioshock ForumWill this PSU be enough? ForumCPU vs Graphics Card ForumProblem with sound card Forum[Solved] Best non-overclocked CPU for workhorse build? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !