Creative announced that GIGABYTE, Shuttle Computer and MSI, will be incorporating the Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit processor into their upcoming product lineups as their on-board audio solution.
GIGABYTE will be incorporating the Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit processor in its
GA-G1915P motherboard that will ship worldwide in August. MSI is currently
using the technology in its K8N Diamond and P4N Diamond models. Shuttle
Computer has incorporated the processor into its currently available SD31P
motherboard, and will be doing so on its upcoming SD11G5, SD35P, and M1000
models that will be shipping worldwide this fall. In all of these cases, the
Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit chip will be the soleintegrated audio solution
available on these motherboards.
The Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit chip delivers 24-bit/96kHz, 7.1 surround sound
with EAX technology that enhances music, movie, and PC game audio. EAX Music
Enhancements are claimed to improve MP3 and CD listening with features such as
Bass Boost, Multi-Band Graphic Equalizer, and Audio Clean-Up. Gamers will
benefit from EAX ADVANCED HD Effects that deliver realistic environmental audio
in hundreds of today's hottest PC games. With the Creative Multi-Speaker
Surround (CMSS) technology, users can listen to all their audio content, even
if it was originally recorded in stereo, in 7.1 surround-sound playback.