What does a sound card do and do i need one Tags: Sound Cards Motherboards Components Product Last response: September 29, 2012 11:40 PM in Components Share samraptor September 29, 2012 11:24:00 PM getting a m5a99fx pro r2 motherboard that costs £111... so does it have this sort of thing built in or? More about : sound card scurbox September 29, 2012 11:40:33 PM specs from newegg state that this motherboard has a Realtek ALC892 and is 8 channel. unless your really picky about audio, this built in audio chipset will be fine for most needs. REF: " http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... " Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDoes Sound Card Need Preamp or can it act as one ? ForumWhat does a sound card do and is it necessary? ForumWhat does a sound card do exactly? ForumWhat type of power connection does the Asus Xonar DX sound card have? ForumWhat does sample rate matter on sound card ? ForumSound Cards Why do I need one when my onboard sounds good? ForumWhat does a sound card do? ForumUSB 3.0, Wireless Card , and a Sound Card but only one PCI-E slot ForumCreative SBS A520, Sound can only be heard from one Speaker... ForumHow does my usb sound card work? ForumWhat Sound Card Should I Get? ForumGraphics card died/Installing new one , need help! ForumWhat is the point of a sound card ? ForumNeed help ASAP with a new sound card ! ForumLogitech z501, what sound card would i need ? Cheap! ForumVoltage ForumWhat is the best mobo to get with an i5-3570k? ForumNeed help choosing Case and PSU Forum[Solved] Do I really need everything on a UPS? ForumDo I need a bigger PSU? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !