Back To Sound Cards Reviews: Gaming by Lori Grunin Dec 13, The Bad There are a few bad points with this card. I browsed through some logs in “Microsoft system information” and I found this in multimedia and the sound card “SSA3D It’s a slim little thing. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. There is no material that is knowingly illegal here.

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By allowing the capability of downgrading to work with it’s older A3D 1.

Whispers around the web. As you can probably guess, this is when the battles down in the trenches really started to heat up.

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Early titles like Half Life may only take the A3D 2. Last fall, Aureal decided to go produce self-branded Vortex 2 cards, starting with the Aureal SQ Wonder how MonsterSound got it’s name?

Diamond Monster Sound MX – mx30 card. When it was time for Diamond to release a PCI sound card line, they decided to capitalize on the “Monster” branding that monstrr had established.

I have a pentium 2 mhz with intel chipset. And not forgetting the AC-3 function which were widely spead. However, my understanding is that A3D 2. Without the newest games, I was unable to test it’s true ability except for using the demo that comes with the card.


That said, this is not a business-class audio card. Return to General Old Hardware. Does any wave and MP3’s play okay? Redwood has had a boatload of trouble, including blue screens of death and failures to boot stemming from the DOS driver and Norton Anti-Virus conflicting. I would love any feedback, I really want this card to work.

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For those that don’t remember, the Monster 3D, like other Voodoo Graphics cards, was a dedicated 3D-only graphics card. There could be other hardware issues preventing the final mixed output.

Could my sound card be broken? Here is an illustration showing the similarity of the Turtle Beach Vortex boards, tricky ain’t it?:. 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 the bios for Windows 98 and see if that helps. I have personally tested and tried this advance technology and was amazed!


It helped make the name “Voodoo” synonymous with fast 3D acceleration during that time frame.

If I disable reflections I get no sound at all. I would love to own a card with the B revision of the chip. Using a technique developed by NASA! Don’t worry about it. This card is basically a enhanced version of it’s MX card which carries it’s stunning sound force and the forceful monzter bundled with the card.

This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. I have tried to reduce the pci latency from 64 to All projects are currently on the backburner, but ARE being worked on.

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I am using the correct audio port. It says winbootdir environment variable missing. It’s dumb because it does brute force writes to the mnoster and outputs those with either normal fixed values or those that have stuck bits. No surround, and only sound when reflections are enabled. Turned out it was.