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And not forgetting the AC-3 function which were widely spead. It was a good year. Log in Don’t have an account? There you have it. He will send me a replacement I think. I have now reinstalled win98 and I am using pci slot 1.

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Wonder how MonsterSound got it’s name?

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I am using the correct audio port. I would pay like a couple monstr for boxes that i want to get, and this is one of them. It doesn’t seem to have the wavetable header which is to bad. I wouldn’t joke about something like that. On the more modern computer, I am not able to enter dos I only have 1gb of ram so I guess that is the reason it’s unstable.

Rather than use Aureal’s hardwired A3D 1. On top of additional channels and more processing power, the Vortex 2 also supports A3D 2. If I disable reflections I get no sound at all. Next up, the AUReality. That’s right, two internal audio ins!

Its pretty hard to get a decent aureal card these days anywhere, so I was overjoyed to find a nice boxed one on ebay france for 10,. This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. And reseting the bios, and disabling everything like usb paralell and so on. However, with any new API, initial support goes through a learning curve at the developer level.


Test Bed Part 5: No surround, and only sound when reflections are enabled. Your on a high IRQ 11, while this “normally” shouldn’t be the cause of any problems in general, you might try forcing it to a lower IRQ 5 or 7 in mknster bios for Windows 98 and see if that helps.

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Another few things which bear mentioning are the fact that all of my joysticks worked flawlessly with the MX in much the same way they didn’t with my original Monster Sound. However, my understanding is that A3D 2.

This is possible as EAX is a reverb API and the Vortex 2 will handle EAX style reverb by doing the computationally intensive tasks of sample rate conversion and mixing in hardware, and the memory intensive task of running the reverb filters and delay lines on the host using main memory and the host CPU. If I can find it. Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche by Ty Pendlebury.

It’s really that good.

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If you test in dos and it works okay, then that means most of the chip is functioning and nothing wrong with the major components. That would be with more modern hardware, just to see if it works or not.


Without poking around the card myself I can ms300 guess two things here. Diamond Monster Sound MX by Gonzo Eagerly awaited, and much delayed, Diamond’s next generation sound card, based on Aureal’s next generation 3D audio acceleration chip, arrived on my doorstep a few days ago.

Solsman Dec 12, They won’t be routed through the A3D cell of the chip. Even using the older A3D games like Battle Zone, you can still feel quite a bit of different. I have tried to reduce the pci latency from 64 to This time round, they even went a step further to incoporate the AU chipset from Aureal into their card.

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Nanotech and Quantum Mechanics. Hence, the Monster Sound was born. It was one of the first PCI sound cards, one of the first to offer A3D support, and one of the first to eschew Sound Blaster compatibility.