On most of Intel 915 series new main boards they have the highest quality audio made available on them.
PC can be a very good music system for you. You can connect high end audio systems on it and get great music at your “mouse tips”. With the windows media player or real player in action, it is a convenient method to hear music from the PC.
What’s new here is that Intel and possibly other PC manufacturers are talking about the best sound technology being brought to the PC. In fact Intel has already realised this through their use of Hidef technology in latest 915 series main boards. What happens in these systems is that you get 8 channel sound making your home theatre really redundant. With speakers from companies like Altec Lansing and JBL you can make your PC a full fledged sound theatre.
what Intel says about the technology:
“In the first half of 2004, Intel introduced the Intel® Express Chipset family. When combined with the Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor with Hyper-Threading Technology (HT Technology), these chipsets open a wide range of exciting new usage models for consumers.
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio), one of the new technologies available on the Intel Express Chipset family, is built on the new HD Audio specification for integrated PC audio devices developed by Intel and industry contributors. Intel HD Audio merges improved digital entertainment on PCs with support for Dolby* surround-sound audio technologies.”
What’s in it for you? Ask the supplier whether you are getting Hidef audio on your PC. This is not traditional stereo. This is theatre quality Dolby sound.
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