It's really questionable as to whether an Audigy will give you
DISCERNABLY better sound than the onboard sound card (the key being
whether or not you can hear the difference, as well as whether or not
there IS a difference).
I have an audigy in my system with the onboard sound disabled. But it's
there becuase it's an Audigy 2ZS PLATINUM, and I wanted the front panel
"live drive" the the Audigy Platinum series comes with. I used a sound
card rather than the internal sound for features, not for sound quality
(although the quality may be better, but probably not to an extent that
I could hear the difference).
> I have a system up and running, I might say very very well. I have
> installed a Sound Blaster card and cannot find anywhere about how to
> disable the onboard sound. People tell me that onboard sound uses
> computing cycles and can slow down games etc. So, I figure it should
> be turned off since I have a sound card instead.
> Gene >> Stay informed about: P5B Deluxe - how do I disable the onboard sound