Posts Tagged ‘Sound Card’

November 23rd, 2010 by admin | 1 Comment | Filed in Bethesda Maryland (MD) Computer Sound Cards

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Bethesda Maryland (MD) Computer Sound Cards – PC Sound Cards, Bethesda Maryland (MD)

The sound card on your computer or PC is an internal component that is used to process audio files so that you can play them back through your computer, either with speakers or headphones.  Sound cards are also known as audio cards or sound boards and they can either be expansion cards or integrated into the motherboard of your PC.  Most people these days are looking for the best sound possible or 3-D sound so they usually purchase a separate sound card and disable the integrated sound.

Sound cards can come with a number of different jacks or ports which are used to plug in various peripherals such as speakers, headphones, MIDI (Musical Instrumental Digital Interface) keyboards and other instruments, joysticks, and microphones.  They are usually color coded and labeled for easy installation.

There are two different types of sound cards that you can get for your computer.  The first is an ISA sound card.  They are usually found in older systems and are cheaper than their new counterpart, PCI.  PCI sound cards have quite a few advantages over ISA such as higher quality, MIDI hardware support, line out connections for home stereo equipment, and their compatibility with SoundBlaster.

If you are looking to improve the over all sound of your computer system, a new sound card is the way to go.  Geek ABC is local network and computer service and repair company that provides same day, in-home service and repair, and we can help you with upgrading your computer’s sound card.  We can be reached via our website www.geekabc.com or you can give us a call at 1.877.GEEKABC (1.877.433.5222) for more information or to schedule an appointment.


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November 22nd, 2010 by admin | No Comments | Filed in Washington DC Metropolitan Area Building Your Own Computer

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Washington DC Metropolitan Area Building Your Own Computer – Components For Building Your Own PC, Washington DC Metropolitan Area

If you have ever considered building your own computer here are the components you will need to look in to:

ATX case

Power supply

MB: Motherboard

CPU: Central Processing Unit

CPU fan

Case Fan

MEM: Memory

HD: Hard Drive

Optical Drive: DVD/CD/CD RW

Memory Card Reader

Video card (Graphics card) (Can be onboard)

Sound Card (can be onboard)

LAN (Network Card can be onboard)

Wireless network card

Keyboard

Mouse

Monitor

Speakers

OS (Operating System): Windows 7

Microsoft Office 2007

Antivirus software

*(Floppy )

*Modem

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