Jack and SB-awe soundcard

Ray Edester Ray_Edester at bellsouth.net
Sat Mar 15 20:03:12 GMT 2008

I have used Creative's Sound Blaster cards for as long as I've had a PC 
and never a problem. DOS, Winsloth and several distros of Linux.

The price is right here. (I have no association with the vendor)



D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> On Saturday 15 March 2008, Gary Ball wrote:
>> Although it looks as if I'm going shopping for a new soundcard today.
>> I'm a graphic designer, so the sound mixing element of my day isn't
>> huge.
> You probably don't need something as good as the Audiophile I suggested, but 
> if you don't mind spending the money, I still recommend going that way.
> I sat down to do some homework for you and try to make a recommendation for a 
> consumer soundcard.  I can't make a recommendation.  I've looked around 
> online at what people are listing in their inventories, and looked at the 
> ALSA soundcard matrix, and it all looks pretty ugly to me.
> You could easily make do with what everybody has in their motherboard these 
> days, but they no longer sell those as a card, and there are many cards 
> around now that have problems.
> Don't buy anything without checking out the soundcard matrix.
> http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Matrix:Main

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