On-board sound versus dedicated/standalone sound card ???

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr
Mon Mar 7 21:57:45 UTC 2005

> >Greetings! I  think that a good sound card will produce better quality 
> than an onboard audio. I use onboard audio on my Gigabyte mobo. I too 
> wanted to try a sound card. Be very careful which card you choose. the 
> SBLive card will work. I use it on another Linux box. A few weeks ago, I 
> thought I should upgrade to an audigy card: Well, it worked under 
> WindowsXP, but could not get it going under Linux. Check to see what 
> sound cards others are using before you buy one. Again, my opinion is 
> that you will definitely get better sound quality from a dedicated sound 
> card. Hope this helps a little.
> Regards,
> Mike

Thanks Mike, that confirms it then... okay will get a sound card. Will
just the same as my friends, a SBLive, as it's dirty cheap second hand,
and it works fine on his Mandrake, so should work on Ubuntu hopefully !


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