Does a sound card make a difference?

Answer A standard sound card, no. There are cards that support 5.1 and 7.1 sound connected by fiber optics to an amp.

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My old computer had windows 98 with a sound card. i have updated to win xp now the sound card will not work?

That's actually quite normal. Not all hardware is compatible with windows xp. The best you can to go to: the update software, and automatically install a... Read More »

Can the type of speaker cable you buy really make a difference in the sound that's put out?

I wonder if all those who have replied so far apply the same logic to everything they buy "Don't spend a lot, they're all the same"So a £50 radio is every bit as good as a £250 unit, and a £9000... Read More »

Can I damage a 5.1 surround sound computer sound card by hooking up 7.1 surround sound speakers to it?

In general NO - but it really depends on how you hook it up.If you run optical to a AV Receiver - this is the way it is normally hooked up to any 5.1 device. Your HDTV, BluRay, DVD player or HD cab... Read More »

Is the Creative X Fi Sound Blaster Laptop Sound Card worth it?

Just for the fact that your movies and music will sound 1000% better, it's worth it. I've had my X-Fi for about 6 months now and I'm glad I got it. It looks like it comes with a compatible wirele... Read More »