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ALC892 vs fatal1ty

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October 26, 2012 9:06:31 PM

Hello,

i need help, what is better and why?
Realtek ALC892 vs Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi fatal1ty


Thank you!

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October 27, 2012 2:32:28 AM

For music the creative has a better SNR, but I do not think it will support BLURAY like the ALC892 will, depends on what you want to do!
October 27, 2012 7:38:22 AM

only to listen music, games and movies ...


tnx.
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October 27, 2012 8:50:09 AM

Onboard audio like that realtek is good enough for that.

Better speakers and/or headphones would provide more proportional oomph to what you hear, then a sound card. . I mean you will get more boom out of better speakers than, a good sound card with average/bad speakers.
October 27, 2012 3:48:07 PM

i have good sound system, but need answer which is better sound card?
October 28, 2012 5:05:50 AM

Here is a year old thread: http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

It's all subjective, if it's just 2.1 computer speakers it won't matter. If its a good 5.1 or 7.1 then it to many it would matter. And others not so much.

btw Try to use a newer sound card if you can, one with good reviews.
October 28, 2012 12:00:09 PM

problem is that i plan to upgrade computer.
Right now, i have this SB PCI sound card, but on new motherbord which i plan to buy, don`t have PCI port.
New motherboard have this ALC integrated.
November 9, 2012 3:10:35 AM

Sorry for late reply.. But some new motherboards have a pci port as well, you can just get a different motherboard.
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