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LinuxHardware.org: Linux Soundcard Roundup

Apr 17, 2001, 20:00 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Soundcards have gained much more attention recently than they have had in the past. With 3D sound and hardware mixing becoming much more important to the overall gaming experience, soundcards with wiz-bang features are abundant. But how do these cards stack up under Linux?"

"Recently, soundcards have become as jam packed with features as video cards. Soundcard manufacturers were interested in migrating to the shorter and more lucrative product cycle of video cards, and thus began to add must have features and interesting hardware add-ons."

"Overall, there really doesn't seem to be much reason to pay for an expensive card when running Linux. For example, there is no reason to pay for the Live! Platinum, as you are paying for features and software that will not work in Linux."

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