the last few years onboard audio solutions have
come a long way and for the average user they
do just about everything they will ever need.
For those who were interested in discrete audio
solutions there really is one name which dominates
the home market and that is Creative. From the
Soundblaster Live! to the Audigy and now the X-Fi
, Creative soundcards have been a great upgrade
over onboard solutions.
review product comes from Auzentech a company
who have been making a name for themselves in
the PC home theatre market with the release of
the World's first Dolby Digital Live Sound card
(the X-MYSTIQUE 7.1 Gold) and the World's first
DTS Connect Sound Card (the X-PLOSION 7.1 DTS
Connect). The X-MERIDIAN 7.1 is aimed to directly
compete with the Creative X-Fi in both the PC
home theatre and gaming markets and on paper it
certainly is impressive with numerous Dolby Digital
technologies mixed with the latest DTS modes and
some excellent technical specifications, let’s
take a closer look at the card...