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Creative Augidy 2 or Nforce 2 onboard?

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November 20, 2002 4:18:09 AM

Getting an ASUS A7N8X Deluxe in a week and a half. I'm not sure which sound solution to keep. Should I keep my Audigy card or use the Onboard sound?

This is a Needed upgrade as i'm using an Athlon XP1800+ on a SDRAM Asus A7v133.

Will grab a stick of OCZ 512Mb PC2700 DDR Performance Series
I know the board performs better with 2 sticks in a dual configuration dimm 1 & dimm 3. But I would prefer to put in the biggest sticks possible. And just wait another week or 2 before I put in another stick.

Also anyone know if I can use Dual IDE drives (Raid 0) with the hybrid serial ATA150 controller. I believe I saw it saying only Raid 0 with 2 serial Ata drives, in a review somewhere?

My Current Specs
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November 20, 2002 4:25:07 AM

Nforce have very nice onboard sound and there is no reason to replace it.
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November 20, 2002 4:10:22 PM

Try it both ways. See what works the best for you. The onboard sound for the A7N8X Deluxe is supposed to be very good.

The Audigy 2 would be better than the onboard sound.
November 20, 2002 6:50:35 PM

For gaming and general PC usage, use onboard sound. If you are doing music composition or anything else then you should use the Audigy. (I don't know if the quality of the nForce2's audio inputs is that great)
November 21, 2002 5:29:01 AM

although the sound quality is good but just keep in mind that they never mentioned support for EAX and it seems it dosent support it. so check this first if you are gaming.
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November 21, 2002 11:43:44 AM

I'd stick with the onboard sound.

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