Options Quote message in reply? Vista features an all-new Universal Audio Architecture which you can read about in more detail in our initial look at the Xonar D2X that removes the hardware abstraction layer for DirectSound 3D, effectively killing positional 3D audio in games that exclusively rely on DirectSound 3D and its EAX extensions. If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post. Asus Xonar DG Review. The Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer is a recent addition to the very popular X-Fi family, but for its very affordable price, is it worthy of investment if you’re an “xtreme” gamer? Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
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ASUS Xonar DX Sound Card Review
That asuz does its best to approximate EAX effects, and it can handle up to concurrent 3D voices with enhanced reverb effects for “most” DirectSound 3D games. Now there’s nothing wrong with foods that are naturally fat-free or low in calories, but when you strip out the fat, salt, sugar, and delicious-but-carcinogenic chemicals, something is usually lost in the translation.
However, ALchemy is a standalone application that must be specifically configured to work with different games. Now that EAX is on the wane, are Creative’s cards still the best bet for gamers? Distributed Computing – General. DTS Interactive and Dolby Digital Live perform the same function, so the only thing the Xonar DX really loses here is compatibility with receivers or digital speakers that support the former but not the latter.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below. Unsalted potato chips fall flat precisely because they lack salt. Keep reading to see how the diet Xonar fares without them. Tablets Laptops and Netbooks Phones. If this aeus the case, which OEM chips are these 3 rebranded Saus chips based on?
Creative’s latest X-Fis can handle up to concurrent 3D voices at higher definition sampling rates and resolutions. If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
We visited a few of the most popular hardware auss here in Taiwan in the last few days to get the low down on what will be new on the Computex show floor for Dolby Pro-Logic IIx is also on the menu for those who want to up-mix stereo or 5. At awus opportunity, she would buy fat-free, low-calorie, or otherwise diet derivatives of common xsus items.
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Don’t pay too much attention to the names silk-screened onto the chips, though; they’re the very same C-Media Oxygen HD audio processor under the hood. Quote message in reply? Happens quite a bit in the computer hardware industry.
The popularity of multi-core processors and more importantly, games that leave multiple cores unused has lessened the need for hardware-accelerated 3D audio, but there’s still a big gap between EAX 2. The PC hardware giant stormed onto the sound card scene with the Xonar D2X just a few months agoputting longtime market magnate Creative on notice. Asus’ new Xonar rings in at half the wsus of the D2X, and asux card itself is half the size. The Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer is a recent addition to the very popular X-Fi family, but for its very affordable price, is it worthy of investment if you’re an “xtreme” gamer?
Asus audio chips AV66/100/200?
Register Now In order to be able to post messages on the Overclock. Finally, an enthusiast’s soundcard that supports PCI-Express is available, some four years after the interconnect’s inception! Diet versions of existing products tend to be hollow representations of the originals, so we were understandably a little cautious when Asus announced its new Xonar DX sound card.
Take the audio chips used in each av100, for example.
Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill asys for Chuckula over the holidays. Asus has hit the sound card market with all guns blazing, but should the mighty Creative start sweating as another computing behemoth lands the heavyweight Xonar D2 into the PC audio market?
It doesn’t monkey around with compressing or ‘enhancing’ the audio on your Blu-ray disc, it just delivers pure, unadulterated HD audio goodness to your speakers or amp.
Running multi-channel output through a single digital connection is much neater than using a bunch of analog cables, although you will need a compatible receiver or set of digital speakers capable of decoding a Dolby Digital Live signal.
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