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Old 08-06-2013, 03:00 PM   #1
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which is better? Realtek® ALC892 or Roccat's KULO sound card?

Hi all..as above..mainly for gaming, music and movie..

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Old 08-06-2013, 03:02 PM   #2
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No idea about KULO but Realtek onboard codec is about the worst out there....lol....
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Old 08-06-2013, 03:05 PM   #3
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No idea about KULO but Realtek onboard codec is about the worst out there....lol....
wooot..it mean i really need to get a sound card. lol any sound card to recommend? budget is $100
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Old 08-06-2013, 03:07 PM   #4
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For onboard sound, 892 is really crappy, clearly much worse than the newer 898 and 1150.
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Old 08-06-2013, 03:12 PM   #5
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How about a DAC vs soundcard?
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i recommend you get ASUS Essence STX or ROG Xonar Phoebus

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Old 08-06-2013, 03:23 PM   #7
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Get a Creative Labs card or a Xonar card. But if you only need headphones, get a Logitech gaming series with USB.
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Old 08-06-2013, 03:24 PM   #8
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i recommend you get ASUS Essence STX or ROG Xonar Phoebus

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=.=|| people already say budget 100, can dun blindly recommend/advertise ?
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Old 08-06-2013, 04:02 PM   #9
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Get a Creative Labs card or a Xonar card. But if you only need headphones, get a Logitech gaming series with USB.
are you trying to say with a usb headphone, there is no need to buy a sound card or DAV?
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which slot sound card uses?
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Old 08-06-2013, 04:35 PM   #11
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Get a better speakers instead.
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Old 08-06-2013, 04:35 PM   #12
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which slot sound card uses?
Asus Xonar DG/DGX or DX/DSX? Both below $100. My friend bought the DGX but he wasn't able to differentiate the difference with onboard. Not quite sure if his speakers are not good enough or he is not an audiophile.
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Old 08-06-2013, 04:38 PM   #13
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does it mean that getting a usb headset will be enough? there is no need to get a sound card?
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Asus Xonar DG/DGX or DX/DSX? Both below $100. My friend bought the DGX but he wasn't able to differentiate the difference with onboard. Not quite sure if his speakers are not good enough or he is not an audiophile.
those asus sound card. btw what is DAC it's a better sound card which is outside of the cpu like a speaker?
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Old 08-06-2013, 04:40 PM   #15
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The ALC1150 is quite decent on my MSI GD-45 Gaming... I guess I can be considered an audiophile. My audio gear includes Audio-Technica A900 as well as a whole lot of IEMs.
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