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Sound Card recommendation, particular motherboards, external, PCI(-E)? [closed]

Sound Card recommendation, particular motherboards, external, PCI(-E)? [closed]

I'm looking for recommendations people have for a good/great Sound Card:

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"I'm currently running the Sound Blaster Audigy SE by Creative. It's an excellent little budget PCI card if you want a little step up from onboard sound. Never had a problem with it, I actually kept it from my last build.

To answer your main questions...

Price vs Quality

For less than $40 and free shipping, I don't think you can complain for this excellent card.

Configuration software

The card comes with an installation CD covering everything you need.

Compatibility with various operating systems

Its common for me to have 3 or more operating systems installed on my machine. My sound card has worked with every one. Linux, Windows 7, Windows XP, FreeBSD, Solaris... it's worked flawlessly on all of them. Albeit you might have to do some driver hunting, but it works perfectly fine.

How it should connect: Externally, PCI, PCI-E, etc...

This card specifically is a PCI card, so make sure you've got one to spare!

Disadvantages?

The only nitpick I have is that it didn't come with a remote control, but for less than $40, I didn't really expect it to. It's not a necessity for me really anyway."