+ 0 Votes Reply hawgfan 6 years ago First, I would take the Asus over the ECS any day. Second, you won't need a CD burner if you have a DVD burner. Sound Card-Your mobo should have built in sound, unless you are wanting particular function or fidelity. USB card & Ethernet Card- Probably built in mobo. Also, double-check your RAM to be sure mobo compatibility. + 0 Votes reply mauger81 6 years ago Yeah I just realized the mobo has onboard ethernet and usb, so don't need those, and the dvd drive has cdr capability as well. Thanks for the feedback.