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MSI Z97- Gaming 5 Question

pbjoker21
  • 66 months ago

So I recently upgraded from an AMD chipset and MOBO. The question I have is I use Astro a40's as my head set and I use the mix amp along with it. I used to use an optical cable for sound but I failed to notice that this MSI gaming 5 mobo does not have one. What are my options other than getting a different mobo? My friend mentioned a sound card but I know little to nothing about them. Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Here is my build below:

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/pbjoker21/saved/894Ycf

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  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

yes there are many options and they can go up to 200. Just check which one suits you best..

http://www.soundblaster.com/soundcards.aspx

http://www.asus.com/Sound_Cards/

  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

You can check the sound card which is compatible for board is shown below

http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/sound-card/?compatible_with=msi-motherboard-z97gaming5

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