SY-P4VGM needs a game port

Discussion in 'Soyo' started by dave AKA vwdoc1, Sep 19, 2004.

  1. Hello,
    I built this computer for my 8 year old but it does not have a game port and
    one of the games (Tonka Power Tools) requires a game port. Hey it will be
    almost free if/when I get the rebates back.

    Should I install:
    1. a sound card with a game port,
    2. just a game port,
    3. or a USB game port.
    4. or ????

    TIA
    later,
    dave
    SY-P4VGM, Celeron 2.8, 256 PC-2100, WD40G, SOYO case and PS
     
    dave AKA vwdoc1, Sep 19, 2004
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  2. dave AKA vwdoc1

    Jim B. Guest

    "dave AKA vwdoc1" <> wrote in message news:<2Qj3d.4878$>...

    Just go out and buy a sound card with the game port on it. Then you
    will also have better sound then the onboard chip as well. You should
    still be able to find a cheap Sound Blaster PCI 128 or something like
    that for around $20. Just remember that if you do go with the sound
    card you will have to disable the onboard sound in the motherboard
    BIOS.

    > Hello,
    > I built this computer for my 8 year old but it does not have a game port and
    > one of the games (Tonka Power Tools) requires a game port. Hey it will be
    > almost free if/when I get the rebates back.
    >
    > Should I install:
    > 1. a sound card with a game port,
    > 2. just a game port,
    > 3. or a USB game port.
    > 4. or ????
    >
    > TIA
    > later,
    > dave
    > SY-P4VGM, Celeron 2.8, 256 PC-2100, WD40G, SOYO case and PS
     
    Jim B., Sep 25, 2004
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  3. Big thanks Jim B!
    later,
    dave

    "Jim B." <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > "dave AKA vwdoc1" <> wrote in message
    > news:<2Qj3d.4878$>...
    >
    > Just go out and buy a sound card with the game port on it. Then you
    > will also have better sound then the onboard chip as well. You should
    > still be able to find a cheap Sound Blaster PCI 128 or something like
    > that for around $20. Just remember that if you do go with the sound
    > card you will have to disable the onboard sound in the motherboard
    > BIOS.
    >
    >> Hello,
    >> I built this computer for my 8 year old but it does not have a game port
    >> and
    >> one of the games (Tonka Power Tools) requires a game port. Hey it will
    >> be
    >> almost free if/when I get the rebates back.
    >>
    >> Should I install:
    >> 1. a sound card with a game port,
    >> 2. just a game port,
    >> 3. or a USB game port.
    >> 4. or ????
    >>
    >> TIA
    >> later,
    >> dave
    >> SY-P4VGM, Celeron 2.8, 256 PC-2100, WD40G, SOYO case and PS
     
    dave AKA vwdoc1, Sep 26, 2004
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