Will installing a separate sound card work?
bourne.identity at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 10 17:49:31 UTC 2016
In my computer hardware upgrade project (which has already seen me switch
3 motherboards and 2 CPU's in 1 month), I have reached a point where I need
to invest a bit further. My current Gigabyte GA970 motherboard is working
perfectly, except that the onboard sound (Realtek) is aweful, with a whole
lot of high-pitch hiss accompanying the sound whenever I try to play any
I would like to solve the problem by installing a separate internal sound
card - the best option appears to be Asus Xonar DG PCI Internal Sound Card
with a C-Media CMI8786 chipset. Will my idea of disabling the onboard
sound and installing the separate card work ? My motherboard's BIOS does
provide the option to disable the onboard sound. So I think the question
simply boils down to whether the CMI8786 chipset be supported by the
Thanks for any help.
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