MONSTER MX400 DRIVER

It was one of the first PCI sound cards, one of the first to offer A3D support, and one of the first to eschew Sound Blaster compatibility. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. That original Monster Sound was followed by the Monster Sound MX, which improved the line with a few additional features, but remained mostly the same. It helped make the name “Voodoo” synonymous with fast 3D acceleration during that time frame. Rather than use Aureal’s hardwired A3D 1. The Diamond Monster 3D was debatably the most popular graphics card based on the 3dfx Voodoo Graphics chipset. Last fall, Aureal decided to go produce self-branded Vortex 2 cards, starting with the Aureal SQ

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It was one of the first PCI sound cards, one of the first to offer A3D support, and one of the first to eschew Sound Blaster compatibility. Last fall, Aureal decided to go produce self-branded Vortex 2 cards, starting mpnster the Aureal SQ As you can probably guess, this is when the battles down in the trenches really started to heat up.

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Like the Monster 3D, the original Monster Sound was a pioneer in its field. Log in Don’t have an account? There was nothing really special about the SQ compared to other all the other Vortex 2 cards out there, but the move only made sense since Aureal was actually manufacturing all Vortex 2 monsher, including Diamond’s custom MX design.

Rather than use Aureal’s hardwired A3D 1. Simply by having a higher model number, many consumers will automatically assume that the MX is better than the MX, but remember that Diamond was effectively forced to change their high-end sound card.

Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. When it was time for Diamond to release a PCI sound card line, they decided to capitalize on the “Monster” branding that they had established.

Diamond Monster Sound MX400

Thus, the Monster Sound MX came to see the light of day. As with just about anything else in this industry, Aureal had to improve on their original A3D 1. Hence, the Monster Sound was born.

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When it was time for Diamond to update their product line for A3D 2. For those that don’t remember, the Monster 3D, like other Voodoo Graphics cards, was a dedicated 3D-only graphics card.

Diamond realized that the DOS gaming world was not completely dead and afford a pass through for your old ISA sound card, which would continue to provide Sound Blaster compatibility if so desired.

It helped make the jx400 “Voodoo” synonymous with fast 3D acceleration during that time frame.

That original Monster Sound was followed by the Monster Sound MX, which improved the line with a few additional features, but remained mostly the same. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.

The Diamond Monzter 3D was debatably the most popular graphics card based on the 3dfx Voodoo Graphics chipset.