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ZALMAN Theatre 6 (ZM-RS6F) Review: First 5.1 Headphones from the Cooler Maker
[06/09/04 | by Sergey Samarin]

Today we are going to take a closer look at a new product from ZALMAN: a nice headphone set, which will undoubtedly enjoy a warm welcome in the gaming community. Find out more about this solution in our detailed review!

Six PCI TV-Tuners Roundup
[02/16/04 | by Sergey Samarin]

Today we are going to take a closer look at such an interesting device as TV-tuner. There is the whole bunch of these solutions in the market today, but we will discuss 6 of them to figure out the major peculiarities and functions of these devices and point out the most important things you should pay attention to when buying a TV-tuner for your system.

Creative Prodikeys DM All-in-One Keyboard Review: Double Gun – Double Fun!
[02/10/04 | by Sergey Samarin]

Today we are going to take a closer look at a new original MIDI keyboard from Creative with rich functionality and a bunch of additional keys and features. Want to play music on your PC, to create new tunes and have a lot of fun? Both: amateurs and professionals will enjoy working with Creative Prodikeys DM!

Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Platinum Pro Sound Card: New Top Model Arrived!
[01/07/04 | by Sergey Samarin]

We reviewed the latest top sound solution from Creative – a new Audigy 2 sound card. It supports eight-channel (7.1) speaker systems, has received the THX certificate, and, what’s most important, features the new application programming interface EAX 4.0 Advanced HD. Read more about it now!

Contemporary Integrated Sound Solutions. Part II
[11/04/03 | by Sergey Samarin]

Our first review of existing integrated audio solutions received a great feedback. So, we decided to continue our detailed investigation of the latest integrated sound solutions and their features. Today we will look at Analog Devices solution with Jack Sensing technology, eight-channel VIA Envy24PT and Realtek six-channel codec family.

Sound Blaster MP3+: New USB Solution from Creative
[10/29/03 | by Sergey Samarin]

We are going to take a look at an external sound solution from Creative – a dual-channel Sound Blaster MP3+ USB sound card. You think it is an easy way to upgrade your sound system with a solution from a world’s famous sound card developer? Read this article before making the final decision!

Contemporary Integrated Sound Solutions: Storm is Coming
[08/25/03 | by Sergey Samarin]

In this article we will discuss two integrated sound subsystems. The first is formed by a VIA VT8235 South Bridge and an AC’97 VIA VT1616 codec, and the second one is based on nForce2 MCP-T with the integrated APU SoundStorm and an AC’97 Realtek ALC650 codec. For better comparison we will also include the results for Creative Audigy2 sound card.

M-Audio Revolution 7.1 Sound Card Review: Let’s Talk about Revolution
[07/15/03 | by Sergey Samarin]

Today we would like to take a closer look at the new 8-channel sound card from M-Audio based on the newest version of the Envy24 sound controller. The product is called Revolution 7.1. But will it bring a real revolution to the sound market? Read in our article!

Three Creative Speaker Sets Roundup
[06/19/03 | by Sergey Samarin]

We reviewed three speaker systems from Creative targeted for different market segments. They were Creative Inspire 6.1 6700, Creative Inspire 2.1 Digital 2800 and Creative I-Trigue 2.1 3300. Find out which would be best for your specific needs with the help of our article!

Audigy2 Platinum eX: Top Sound Card from Creative
[05/27/03 | by Sergey Samarin]

We are going to take a look at Creative Audigy2 Platinum eX, a model with an external communication module, which is claimed to sound much better than the regular Audigy2. Let’s check it out whether the $190 sound card aimed at music professionals and enthusiasts is a worthy product.

TerraTec Aureon 7.1 Space SoundSystem: New Generation Sound Card?
[04/11/03 | by Sergey Samarin]

Today we are going to review the major of sound cards from TerraTec - Aureon 7.1 Space on multi-channel VIA Envy24HT audio-controller, which was announced in the end of 2002 and belongs to the new generation of eight-channel sound cards.

Creative Audigy 2 Platinum Sound Card Review
[01/09/03 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

It's no secret that Creative Labs is the trendsetter in the "audio for PC" field. Not so long ago thecompany announced a new generation sound card aka Audigy2, which brought about a real storm in the Webcommunity. Today we will take a close look at this solution, which deserved the title of the Sound Hitof the year 2002.

Creative NOMAD Jukebox Digital Audio Player Review
[11/06/00 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

This is an MP3 player of a totally new generation. Due to a 6GB hard disk drive, it is capable of storing up to 100 hoursof music. EAX support it features, should satisfy even the most pretentious listener.

Aureal SQ2500 Sound Card Review
[05/22/00 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

This is a review of the today's most famous sound card from Aureal based on Vortex2 chip - the competitor N1 of Creative Sound Blaster Live!.

C@MP CP-UF32/64 a New Portable MP3-Player Review
[04/26/00 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

The review is devoted to an MP3 player from HIT (Human Information Technology Co.), a Korean manufacturer. With thisplayer you can not only listen to MP3-files through the headphones, but also use it as an ordinary audio cassette with yourhome audio system.

Aztech PCI 368DSP Sound Card Review
[01/09/00 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

This sound card is based on VLSI ThunderBird 128 chip. For a considerably small money you get a good sound card supportingsound playback through the headphones and 2/4 speakers using Q3D and QEM via API DS3D and EAX 1.0.

MPIO - Second Generation MP3 Player from Daewoo
[08/01/99 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

This is a new generation MP3 Player. Due to the absence of any moving parts and digital quality the sounding is just excellentand isn't interrupted: no noises, no interference. A perfect device for music lovers.

MP3 Player Saehan MPMan F20 Review
[07/13/99 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

For quite a lot of money you will get only 30 minutes of fun listening to music. Though if you are really hunting for cooldevices like that some other "trifling" drawbacks may also be of no importance to you. It's up to you.

Aureal Interview
[05/28/99 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

Any time you have any questions the best thing for you to do is to address them to a knowing person. Or to a person whois just a good company. But the combination of both is of course the best. You are already familiar with David Gaisor,I assume.

Xitel Storm Platinum Sound Card Review
[04/07/99 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

This sound card is based on Vortex2 chip. It is available in three different versions. And if youchoose a Gamer's Pack, you will never regret it: besides the card there will also be a pair of fantastic headphones. Cool,isn't it?