Sound Card, X-Fi or Audigy?

By mrtruesdale
Jan 19, 2007
  1. I'm not really asking which is the better card but I've just got some brand new Speakers (Logitech Z-2300) and am running off the onboard sound on the mobo. I have a MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum, and I've read that X-Fi cards have issues with the nForce chipsets, so should I stick with the safer audigy range? And if so which card?

    I'm using the computer to run editing software (Adobe Premiere 2) and listening to music.


  2. Kettle1

    Kettle1 TS Rookie

    I am running an X-Fi xtream gamer card and i havent had any probs. even though i have a Nforce 4 board chipset.
  3. olefarte

    olefarte TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,345   +13

    I have a MSI K8N Neo4 Platinum, and an X-Fi gamer card, no problems at all with it. It seems to like my nForce chipset just fine. I've also read that a lot of people have problems, so you never know. But I'd go for the X-Fi.
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