Is onboard audio good enough?
Onboard audio – pros and cons
As such, onboard audio is not able to produce the same quality of audio as a dedicated sound card. Many of the features needed to produce clear, crisp sound simply can’t be added to onboard sound cards. One major advantage of using onboard audio is obviously the cost.
Should I disable onboard audio?
Many texts from magazines, online resources, discussions forums, etc. will tell you to disable onboard sound, often no-matter-what. However, in most cases modern computers no longer have any problems with the available resources and it can in fact be a nice advantage to keep the onboard audio hardware enabled.
How do I enable onboard sound?
Go to the Advanced, and then select Device Options. Next to Internal Speaker, select Enabled. Press F10, and then press Esc to exit BIOS. Now, you should be able to hear the Windows Startup sound when the system re-starts.
Do I have onboard sound?
Find the speaker connector cable, which connects the speakers to the computer, then look where the cable connects to the computer. If the connection (mini plug) is near the mouse, keyboard, and USB connections, your computer likely has an integrated sound card.Dec 30, 2019