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Posted · Original PosterOP

I just got my first sound card. I got the asus xonar dg and it is f**king amazing there is soo much of a difference between my onboard audio and my sound card and it is loud. my first time not having to have my volume all the way up when watching the WAN Show. Thank You Linus for saying it is better to have a low end sound card a then on board audio

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I'll just leave this here.

 


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Actually depends on your onboard audio.

 

ah beat me to it.


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Some of the lower end motherboards do have bad audio onboard, which a soundcard wouldn't make a difference. Other than that any reputable motherboard that is worth anything you won't notice anything and it's a waste of money


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Placebo effect is over 9000!!

 

sorry everyone


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Good for you man. Just putting this out there, did anybody who posted here talking about Logan's video even go do any research at all or just blindly follow what he said. I'm not saying he's not a credible source, but did you?

 

Yes.  My own ears.  There is no difference.  Even tested on my dads stupidly old motherboard.  Still no difference.


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Good for you man. Just putting this out there, did anybody who posted here talking about Logan's video even go do any research at all or just blindly follow what he said. I'm not saying he's not a credible source, but did you?

thanks i go and post saying i am extremely happy with it i notice a massive difference and people go and tell me it is a waste of money i dont care what people say if your going to come in here say good for you just watch this not basically oh your stupid look at this. so again thank you .

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thanks i go and post saying i am extremely happy with it i notice a massive difference and people go and tell me it is a waste of money i dont care what people say if your going to come in here say good for you just watch this not basically oh your stupid look at this. so again thank you .

 

You don't like the truth it seems.

But as long as you are happy, more power to you.


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You don't like the truth it seems.

But as long as you are happy, more power to you.

so tell me why i notice a huge difference and think logically why does linus suggest a sound card why does everybody suggest a sound card there must be a reason. and the sound card is great for making my headphones a lot louder. and the guy in the tek syndicate video to me is just some random person and i dont trust him i trust linus 

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Good for you man. Just putting this out there, did anybody who posted here talking about Logan's video even go do any research at all or just blindly follow what he said. I'm not saying he's not a credible source, but did you?

I don't know how new you are here (not trying to call you out or anything) but what is contained in the video has been common knowledge on our forums for a long time.

We've been linking everyone new on the forums who believe that sound cards are worth it to FAQ's or drop a paragraph for them. This goes on almost daily.

However, now that we have a video, we can just copypaste that instead now when the sound card questions grotesquely tumble their way in.

so tell me why i notice a huge difference and think logically why does linus suggest a sound card why does everybody suggest a sound card there must be a reason. and the sound card is great for making my headphones a lot louder. and the guy in the tek syndicate video to me is just some random person and i dont trust him i trust linus

You're either trolling or not using your own head.


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so tell me why i notice a huge difference and think logically why does linus suggest a sound card why does everybody suggest a sound card there must be a reason. and the sound card is great for making my headphones a lot louder. and the guy in the tek syndicate video to me is just some random person and i dont trust him i trust linus

It is called placebo, you believe it is going to give you better sound, but it doesn't
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It is called placebo, you believe it is going to give you better sound, but it doesn't

i was very skeptical that it would make my sound better and i made the jump and it sounds a lot better

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I think this guy (if hes not trolling) is a lost cause no point trying


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Practically every motherboard has audio thats just as good or better than a sound card, as mentioned in Tek Syndicates video sometimes it just makes the volume louder which us humans can perceive as "Better Quality."  


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 the sound card is great for making my headphones a lot louder

 

That's the AMP on the soundcard, nothing else.

It just boosts the volume.

This can be persevered as "better quality" by people, but its not.


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i was very skeptical that it would make my sound better and i made the jump and it sounds a lot better

listen here you twit, you said it yourself 

 it is loud

 

that's all that changed. It doesn't sound better, in fact, it probably sounds worse, you just never heard it before either because you're deaf, trying to use high impedance headphones without an amp, or have enough wax clogged in your ears to make a candle. If you're indeed not trolling, based on what you've said so far in this thread I'm going to wager the problem is one or both of the latter two. Linus' recommendation to buy a low end sound card is extremely outdated since you're probably digging at information from 2011, aside from that he is definitely in no way an expert in audio. 

 

 

I will now f off, enjoy your waste of money and have a happy new year.  ;)


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Practically every motherboard has audio thats just as good or better than a sound card, as mentioned in Tek Syndicates video sometimes it just makes the volume louder which us humans can perceive as "Better Quality."  

that is true about the louder thing . but i wanted to make my headphones louder and it was $30

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The difference between Linus and Tek is the guy from Tek is more of an audiophile. Don't get me wrong, Linus is extremely smart when it comes to computers, and I've never actually seen him put a sound card in one of his builds. He can recommend some, but it doesn't mean that you should. In the end you won't get any boost in performance with one. A good motherboard and sound system will sound exactly the same if you hooked up a 200 dollar sound card


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that is true about the louder thing . but i wanted to make my headphones louder and it was $30

 

As long as you understand that is all its doing, making the volume louder.


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that is true about the louder thing . but i wanted to make my headphones louder and it was $30

If you want louder then good, you got louder, but as previously stated by others Louder doesn't equal better


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