It’s not like that had to use or put soundstorm on every board – just integrate it like they did before for people who would have no doubt bought the boards for that reason alone. Do you already have an account? Tue Sep 21, 1: Any answers are welcome! Some people have fixed this by disabling the DD encoder in the device manager apparently. Just saw this topic and -sorry- i have to mention some things due to some serious problems with these NF2-chipset based motherboards.

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It’s a real good board IMO, you get some good performance, stability and quite good onboard sound for your money, plus it’s quiet no fan. I only install the bare minimum drivers needed, right now that is only the sound and that’s just for gaming.

At time of writing reportedly a second generation chip has been developed, this time with funding from Sonyas part of the PlayStation 3 project.

NVIDIA SoundStorm

StillLearnin’Apr 10, Sat Aug 28, 2: The newest nForce drivers supposedly fix it as well, altho they said that about the last ones too.

It seems that Oleg punches the code so that by all reports I’ve heard, it sounds like Oleg’s Bucket ‘O Bolts Band playing on anything but an Audigy card, but stand by for maybe a report from someone with first hand knowledge between the two on that on. As far as cost, you always have the “premuim” boards anyway that have other added features.


They are very good. Comparison of Nvidia chipsets. Tue Sep 21, 6: I don’t suppose anyone has got their soundstorm working alongside a 6fire have they?

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Verifying your email address also improves the security of your Ubisoft account, helps us provide you better support, and ensures you don’t miss out on exclusive content, newsletters, and other special offers. Some people have fixed this by disabling the DD encoder in the device manager apparently.

And never had any problems with the sound. About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. Your name or email address: No registered users and 7 guests.

The nForce2 APU was a purely digital component, and that motherboard manufacturers still had to use codec chips such as the from Realtek for the audio output functions, including the necessary digital to analog conversion DAC.

Since the SoundStorm solution was a general-purpose DSP where code was uploaded to the card by the device drivers at boot time, this made it easy to add new functionality to SoundStorm.


I cannot afford good soyndstorm speakers. If you’re not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Any Info Would Be Good.

As such, the quality of the device drivers is very important to ensure reasonably low host processor usage, without audio quality issues. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The time now is AuvrithJan 15,in forum: The Sensaura middleware was also used by the Windows drivers of nearly every sound sounestorm and audio codec other than those by Creative.

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The only one that is still available is the Abit NF7-S board. Apr 5, Messages: The boards is soundstorm but the users can’t take advantage of it unless they buy a seperate bracket the mobo does have a spot for SPDIF.

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