Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

DVD advice

Posted on 2000-05-07
5
Medium Priority
?
238 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-09
I have a Pentium111 450 with 96MgRAM and a nvidaTNT 16mg Graphics Card. I also have a AOpen x10 DVD Drive and a crappy sound card. I have no real problems watching DVD's execpt an occasional skip or two. I was wondering what is the best (cost effective) way to get better soumd quality e.g. surround sound. Please give detailed advice e.g postivites and negatives.

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Zali041100
5 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:bossbruin
ID: 2785725
not exactly sure what you want here---you obviously want or need to upgrade your sound card---if you are looking for recommendations i really like the soundblaster live card.  I bought the Value edition for $75 Cdn and have no complaints the sound is excellent and installation was problem free.  Creative's website provides excellent resouces for the cards it produces.
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:edey
ID: 2785915
Something else to look for would be a card (live the SB Live digital) and speakers that both have optical jacks.

GL
Mike
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:kannabis
ID: 2786025
Try to find a card that will support the Dolby Audio from the movies.  Most sound cards that I have seen don't support this.

0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Fixingit earned 210 total points
ID: 2799657
The Diamond Monster Sound MX-400 PCI QUAD 3D [Dolby Digital] Sound card  matches up quite nicely with the Cambridge Fourpoint FPS-2000 Digital Surround Sound Speakers with Subwoofer.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Zali041100
ID: 2803256
Fixingit what sort of $ are we talking?
0

Featured Post

How to Use the Help Bell

Need to boost the visibility of your question for solutions? Use the Experts Exchange Help Bell to confirm priority levels and contact subject-matter experts for question attention.  Check out this how-to article for more information.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

New style of hardware planning for Microsoft Exchange server.
If you're a modern-day technology professional, you may be wondering if certifications are really necessary. They are. Here's why.
This lesson discusses how to use a Mainform + Subforms in Microsoft Access to find and enter data for payments on orders. The sample data comes from a custom shop that builds and sells movable storage structures that are delivered to your property. …
Screencast - Getting to Know the Pipeline
Suggested Courses

885 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question