Category: Sound & Multimedia
Manufacturer: Aureal Semiconductor
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1000 KB
Operating System: Windows 98/2000/ME/NT/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.0.3500 / 08 Feb 2009
Aureal Vortex 8830 Audio (WDM) is a sound card produced by Aureal Semiconductor Inc. A sound card is a device which is used to enable a computer to achieve audio functions. There are some computers which come readily enabled with in- built sound functions but for others, sound cards have to be used. Sound cards enable the input as well output of sound signals to a computer and from a computer through computer program control. Sound cards are also referred to as audio cards and have several functions such as video and audio editing, music composition, presentation, games entertainment and education. With sound cards, a computer can produce a wide range of sounds such as 3- D audio which is required in games or for DVD surround sound playback. Also, they can capture sounds from an external source and record it.
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Aureal Vortex 8830 Audio (WDM) sound card is part of the vortex line of sound cards produced by Aureal Semiconductor Inc. The vortex sound cards line has been produced to enhance the performance of the A3D sound technology. They are guaranteed to improve the ability of the computer to create as well as record real, superior quality sound. Sound is analog and since computers communicate digitally, the sound card functions by converting the digital information of the computer into analog information. For a sound card to be able to achieve this, it has to have at least four different parts; ADC (Analog-to-digital converter), DAC (Digital-to-analog converter) a PCI or an ISA interface and input as well as output connections for speakers as well as microphone. Sound cards are great additions to PC gaming entertainment as they enable the computer to achieve real 3-D sounds and to greatly enjoy their game. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Aureal Vortex 8830 Audio (WDM) errors before installing any driver updates.