is this a good soundcard for gaming ?? 11 replies

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littlejohn1959

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#1 12 years ago

http://forum.ncix.com/forums/index.php?mode=showthread&msg_id=1087975&threadid=1087975&forum=101&product_id=17936&msgcount=2&overclockid=0#msg1087975 your opinion on this card would be great . presently i use onboard . i game mostly . im not into recording and such .. i do like music , but i like gameing better . whats the pros and cons with this card? seems like the ncix reviews are positive . what do you think?? thanks for reading . cheers .




vikke-viking

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#2 12 years ago

well it is Creative... and they are pretty good in my, thats what I think anyway...




marvinmatthew

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#3 12 years ago

As the previous poster said, you can't go wrong with anything by Creative.

However, you probably could find a cheaper Creative 7.1 card.




Bs|Archaon

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#4 12 years ago

Creative cards aren't the best around and their top-end stuff is overpriced. But at the lower end of things, for that kind of money you won't find much better - and as it's their technology you get far better support for EAX etc with Creative, which does make a difference in games that support it.

If you can live without EAX, you could look into M-Audio's Revolution 5.1 or 7.1 cards. I have no idea about pricing where you are, though.




AceGunner

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#5 12 years ago

I personal run Creative cards and I find them very useful. It sounds sharp etc and the high end cards are pricey but this one should suit you well




Bs|Archaon

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#6 12 years ago

I have a £5 card off of eBay that sounds sharp compared to onboard, doesn't mean much really. :) And I mean £5 new, this wasn't some fancy card someone was selling cheap - it was ancient old stock that was so obsolete nobody would really want it. Except someone who's onboard sound had broken in a PC that didn't need sound much, if at all. Like me. :p




SeveringDozza

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#7 12 years ago

I have a Creative sound blaster audigy 4 and it's great. Fine for gaming, music movies etc. It has some cool features too like the EAX console.




Mecha105

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#8 12 years ago

Well you have to remember that u will need the proper speakers if u want to experience the full power of this card. If your gonna use just regular stereo headseats or regular stereo speakers, then just go with an audigy or audigy 2 zs. I have a regular audigy and stereo headsets and it still works fine for me with all the sound settings set to high. When I play doom 3 with the sound blaster hd 4 option enabled, its a fucking beast (in a good way).




FN_lewrbm69

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#9 12 years ago

you cant find a better card for that price.




Homer Gonerson

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#10 12 years ago

I've just got el-cheapo $30 Creative sound card, Im sure this will do you fine. I only have a sound card to take the load off CPU, I dont know all that much about sound cards though.




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