Category: Sound and Multimedia
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: Not specified
Operating System: Windows Vista 32-bit/ 64-bit
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.23 / 08 Apr 2010
Razer Barracuda AC-1 Gaming Audio Card is capable of delivering high quality performance and optimized sound signals directly from the computer game being played to the game enjoying the game. This creates a very realistic environment for gaming. The Razer Barracuda AC-1 Gaming Audio Card features proprietary technologies of Razer Audio, including Perception Archtecture enhanced by Razer. This feature enables the gamers to pinpoint an enemy's exact location in a more accurate manner than before. This product functions on a PCI 2.2 interface (bus mastering as well as burst modes), Razer High Definition-Dedicated sound interface and S/PDIF in and out Toslink connectors. Alsom there is CD-in and Aux-in as part of the hardware characteristics. Those who are looking for a serious gaming experience will no doubt find this device to be a valuable addition to their stock of gaming equipment.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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Some of the specifications of the Razer Barracuda AC-1 Gaming Audio Card include a Razer Fidelity engine for Razer Fidelity, Sonic Perception enhanced by Razer and an integrated 24- bit or 192 KHz S/PDIF receiver as well as transmitter. It also features Dolby¬Æ Virtual Speaker, Dolby¬Æ technology of headphones, Digital Live 5.1 encoder as well as Prologic IIx surround processor. Other specifications are DTS¬Æ NeoPC, DTS¬Æ Interactive real-time encoder and 7.1- channel digital sound playback. Razer Barracuda AC-1 Gaming Audio Card supports EAX 2.0, DirectSound as well as Aureal3D 1.0. The audio characteristics of this product include a Signal-to-noise ratio of 117dB, a dynamic range of 116 dB and a frequency response of 20~20,000Hz at 24- bit. It also features simultaneous voices to a maximum of 128 and a total harmonic distortion plus noise of -97dB. Razer Barracuda AC-1 Gaming Audio Card requires a 128 (minimum) RAM memory and at least 55 MB in terms of space in the Hard Disk. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Razer Barracuda AC-1 Gaming Audio Card errors before installing any driver updates.