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Old 06-01-11, 04:54 PM   #12
nekrosoft13
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Default Re: Creative announced next gen Sound Core3D

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Originally Posted by FlakMagnet View Post
So all sound is 'software' sound through the OS at the moment on Win 7? Wow I hadn't realised! I guess that means that onboard sound is as good as any X-Fi at the moment? No need for a separate soundcard?

I do remember something about DirectSound being removed, but hadn't really realised what that meant :P
only if you use digital sound like optical or hdmi. if you still use analog (like most people) then the sound card components and noise to signal ratio still matters.
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