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RE: Sound board



At 09:13 AM 2001-04-12 +1000, you wrote:
> > The tragedy of the PC soundcard is that is has virtually no
> > buffer memory on-board.  If the CPU is even a little bit
> > late sending or grabbing data, you get a disruption in
> > the audio.
>
>True, that would help quite a bit...
>
> > If the soundcard architecture included 512k or so of buffer memory
> > (which does not have to be at all high-performance), the soundcard
> > would be able to run for several seconds without CPU intervention
> > and we would not have these sort of problems.
>
>Indeed, but that's cost a couple of $ per card, generally not acceptable in
>low cost devices. :(
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