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Soulja

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Hey folks, thanks in advance for any help you can give. I'm currently running a Dell Dimension 8300 with a Sound Blaster Live! sound card from Creative.

I was in desperate need of an upgrade, and against my own knowledge of computers I let my buddies talk me into building a new PC rather than trying to upgrade a Dell system. Now I have just finished ordering the hardware and it hits me that I didn't buy a sound card. Is there any reason I should not be able to transfer this card over to the new PC? The cost of a good sound card is a bit high so if this one will do then I'd rather go with it until the next upgrade becomes necessary. I'll include a link to the new hardware list in case you have any questions on specs and what not.

Again, thanks for the input.

*PS-I'm worried about conflicts and non-compatibility, not input on the quality of the card. This card has been great IMO and I'm just looking to save another purchase if I can. However, with what I've heard about Dell hardware, I am wondering if there would be a conflict with the hardware itself! Thanks!*

http://secure.newegg...tNumber=5874547

Edited by Soulja, 02 March 2007 - 07:56 AM.

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I really doubt that even dell would mess with the Creative drivers so it's more lilely that the sound card can be used in any computer. I would probably even try the creative drivers rather than the dell drivers. I have a old SB live card i bought many years ago that i have moved from one computer to another 4 time now.

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