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Old Jan 6, 2003, 03:06 PM   #1
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Default Which is Better nforce mother board sound card or Sound blaster 512D Reply Quick!

I can get sound blaster 512D for 30 bucks anyway is better then one I got on board? Does it have tone and brass movement where you can put anyway you want to it thansk Reply fast
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If you want plain 2 channel analog sound, then sure the nforce analog sound is ok. It does have treble and bass sliders.
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go for the nforce. the sb 512 is not a good card. for $34 you could get an sblive? 5.1 that would be far superior to the sb512.
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I tried using my old Live in my system (nForce2 chipset) and it took all stability to the dogs, and I got fed up after I booted it up for a second time and it wouldn't stop rebooting when windows loaded.

I have no issues with my cmedia besides ICQ and Trillian/AIM sounding crappy. Winamp sounds normal though.

...And I'm using 6-channel audio.
But if I recall reviews correctly, Chaintech put the 8738 on their board, but all the other ones are using nVidia's MCP/MCP-T sound controllers (and maybe a Realtek AC'97, but I'm not sure).
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