you can also buy usb sound devices. very handy indeed.
as i got my laptop in ALDI( hold the laughter).
its a 3ghz p4, with a shit load of ram, dvd+-r\rw, very large screen. 60gb 7200rpm hd, wireless card, 3in1 card reader, geforce 5200 128mb. windows xp\as well as dvd viewing\burning software. fricking great deal.
Same pc would cost well over 2000 off dell etc.
all for 1500 euro