Upgrading from On-board audio to Audigy2 Tags: Sound Cards Font Configuration Audio Components Last response: August 18, 2003 1:15 PM in Components Share jmecor August 17, 2003 12:05:01 PM Does this upgrade worth it, especially for 6.1 config. I wonder how much work would be reduced from the cpu if upgrade. <font color=blue> My computer is <b>sooo fast</b>, It finished <b>SETI</b> in <b>10 seconds.</b> <font color=blue> More about : upgrading board audio audigy2 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Boilermaker August 17, 2003 12:14:46 PM cpu usage may not be reduced significantly or at all, depending on what audio chip your motherboard uses. <A HREF="http://www.tomshardware.com/game/20030405/index.html" target="_new">tom's comparison of onboard sound and sound cards in games</A> even then, you may want to ask yourself if it worth it for the 80 usd (or more) you are going to have to spend on an audigy 2 oem. if you have the nforce2 apu, the answer is probably not. | Report abuse jmecor August 18, 2003 1:15:15 PM no i just have a SiS645 audio. <font color=blue> My computer is <b>sooo fast</b>, It finished <b>SETI</b> in <b>10 seconds.</b> <font color=blue> | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>Upgrading from On-board audio to Audigy2> Related ressources: ForumAudigy2 bleeping, hissing...Need help badly!!! ForumAsus P5K-E Wifi/App Edition OnBoard Audio Stuttering ForumWill my old Audigy2 produce true 5.1? ForumShould I use onboard sounds or older Sound Blaster Audigy 2? ForumAudigy2 ZS or X-Fi XtremeMusic ?! ForumAudigy2 ZS problem need help!!! ForumFree Realtec ALC650 vs $118 SB Audigy2 ForumAudigy2 Plat or Audigy2 based on my needs? ForumnForce2 APU vs. Audigy2 ForumNforce2 or Audigy2 ForumSB Audigy2 ZS - Plug and Play? ForumOn board or Audigy2 ? ForumAudigy2 - Do latest drivers solve polyphony problems? ForumAudigy vs. NF7-S onboard sound ForumOnboard sound card question ForumSoundblaster X-Fi vs. ASUS onboard Realtek ALC882M Forumsound cards vs onboard sound Forumsound card vs onboard sound ForumSB Audigy 2 Value vs. Onboard HD Audio (MSI P55-CD53) ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !