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Sound Card

The other no-brainer decision. The Creative Sound Blaster Audigy sound card is the clear winner. Outstanding quality from an outstanding company. It's also available in MP3 and Gamer editions, which contain the same hardware but include software bundles. I purchased the Gamer edition to get the software game bundle. Prior to the Audigy, the Creative Labs SoundBlaster Live! 5.1 sound card was the sound card of choice, and it was also available in MP3 and X-Gamer editions. While the Audigy is definitely an improvement and includes extra features, the SoundBlaster Live! 5.1 is still more than sufficient for most.

How to build a computer - Creative Sound Blaster Audigy Gamer Retail Box How to build a computer - Creative Sound Blaster Audigy Gamer Sound Card SoundBlaster.com

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How to build a computer - Creative Sound Blaster Audigy Gamer Retail Box Contents Here's everything that comes in the Sound Blaster Audigy Gamer retail box with the sound card removed from its protective anti-static bag. Deus Ex is included and it's one of the best games in the industry.

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The Sound Blaster Audigy upgrades the already first rate sound quality of the SoundBlaster Live! version. Of course, for the Audigy's full potential to be realized the speakers have to be up to it and the software must be taking full advantage of it. Unlike the Live! sound card, the Audigy requires two PCI slots to be fully configured, but the second PCI slot is actually only used for its slot cover to provide a connector for the joystick, so if you can live without that like me then it only takes one PCI slot.. The Audigy also includes FireWire support, which is a widely supported fast USB type capability. Two comprehensive reviews are this Creative Labs SoundBlaster Audigy Review by 3dsoundSurge and this Creative Labs SoundBlaster Audigy Review by ExtremeTech.

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