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News ASRock details next-gen A-Style Purity Sound tech

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 3 May 2013.

  1. Stanley Tweedle

    Stanley Tweedle NO VR NO PLAY

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    My Auzentech X-Meridian 2G has opamps sockets so I can upgrade them. I know one of the asus designs allows that too. I like my 2G so much that I wooden buy a mobo unless it had the PCI slot for my soundcard.
     
  2. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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    That is a great feature that can either upgrade the sound quality or allow you to choose the opamp that best matches your tastes (depending on the kind of music for example).
     
  3. Stanley Tweedle

    Stanley Tweedle NO VR NO PLAY

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    Yup, I reckon so. I haven't upgraded mine yet. The default opamps are better than the 5532 Asrock are using on their mobo.
     
  4. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    IDK anything about audio so maybe you guys can say if the two op-amps that are going to come with Gigabyte are any good ? or is it just like people have suggested with the ASrock more gimmick/marketing than of any actual use ?

    A Burr Brown OPA2134 Op-Amp chip, and an extra chip – a TI Mouser LM4562NA.
    Other op-amps will be available costing between $1 and $20.
    Gigabyte use Nichicon capacitors which are specially designed for audio applications.
    Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi (20k2) Sound Core 3D chip
     
  5. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    I don't get the fascination with analog outputs on a computer...
     

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