Sound cards

  phil2816 23:08 27 Dec 05

Hey there, this may seem very stupid but what does a sound card actually do?can anyone recomend any good sound cards?How much ££?Any good links to websites?Thanks!!!

  Diodorus Siculus 07:38 28 Dec 05

A sound card is simply the component that produces audio on your PC; sometimes it is "on board" ie built in to the motherboard. The quality of on baord sound has increased a lot in recent years.

How much you will have to pay all depends on how much you want to pay and what you want it for - a decent surround system can be got for about £50 but you can get them from £10 (or less) up to a few hundred.

IF you give more details of what you want, someone will be able to suggest a suitable option for you.

  phil2816 11:21 28 Dec 05

thanks..that helps a lot. Its just i need a good sound card because i work a lot with MIDI (programs like Cubase SX)Do you know of any sound cards which specialise in MIDI sounds? Thanks

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to get Windows 10 for free | How to install Windows 10: There is still a way to avoid paying…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Alex Chinneck’s giant ice cube Christmas tree at Kings Cross

Apple rumours & predictions 2017: The iPhone 8, new iPads, and everything else you should expect fr7…