Sound card selection

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  1. juggernaut911
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    Okay, I'm kinda broke so here is my selection:
    Card 1
    Card 2

    Which one? Newegg doesn't post the same specs on both so it makes comparing hard.

    Thnx
     
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    New mobos have perfectly fine onboard audio, I just switched from a Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE in my old PC to this new mobo, and I can't tell the difference.
     
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    my onboard (intel 945 chip) is static-y on a low volume. really sucks.
     
  4. fischju

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    Well the Audigy SE is an ok card. The drivers are the only reason I get BSODs though.
     
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    are there alternative drivers?
     
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    The First One:
    Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE 7.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Interface Sound Card - Retail

    Friend bought for another friend. Went to the friends house, Sounds was truly amazing. Like really amazing.
     
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    There are no alternative drivers for the Audigy SE - I have one I don't and can't use any more (my giant video card cooler blocks all PCI slots) that you can have for $10. I did get 2 BSODs with the early Vista drivers, but not recently.
     
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    card 1 it is!! thnx guys