The analog output of any standard sound card can be looped through the tube circuit, according to the announcement. AX4B Tube Clean, crisp sound, plus top-notch chipset technologies. What we realized at that moment was how the limitations of typical audio output from a PC as we knew it had come to an end—and what we were pioneering was a way to literally combine the best of two audio worlds, old and new. One feature we did like to see was plastic plate support under the Pentium 4 socket. An early June announcement from the company touts the audio capabilities of the AX4B Tube Motherboard, so called because of an onboard dual triode, a Sovtek After completing assembly of my 2.

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AOpen AX4B-533 Tube Motherboard

Recognition of the fact has led at audi one maker of computer motherboards to introduce a model with a vacuum-tube audio circuit. All memory settings were set to their most aggressive. Music played back on the machine sounded as smooth as butter. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

AOpen AX4B Pro – Intel E Motherboard Roundup – August

The announcement does not mention whether AOpen has provided a way to put the dual triode in standby mode or to turn it off when not in use. Generating stable high-DC voltages for the tube’s plates aydio another problem AOpen had to solve, one that likely most of the company’s engineers had never encountered. An early June announcement from the company touts qudio audio capabilities of the AX4B Tube Motherboard, so called because of an onboard dual triode, a Sovtek This is an old archive page of HWZ prior to revamp.


Dealer Event in Chicago Saturday. The AX4B Pro was very solid during our stress testing. The AX4B is intended primarily for audiophiles, music lovers, and “serious gamers” who want the best possible sound, according audii AOpen product manager Al Peng, a self-described “audiophile for more than ten years.

AOpen AX4B Tube Audio Motherboard

Here’s the full motherboard specifications: Create new account Qudio new password. At this kind of economic climate, it’s very daring of AOpen to pull this kind of stunt indeed. Michael Fremer to Appear in Indianapolis Friday. Even Stereophile Editor John Atkinson has “gone over to the dark side. Six Suites for Viola Solo. We can only speculate as to why company engineers decided to put the tube circuit on the motherboard rather ac4b on an add-on sound card.

Audiophile components such as Rel-Caps and Cardas wiring are used where applicable, and AOpen claims to have solved the problems of using tubes in a computer’s electrically noisy environment. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Recording of December How the Future Aaudio Be.


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Dealer Event in San Francisco Thursday. We are pleased with this kind of integration, it’s about time these featuers became a standard for motherboards everywhere. In terms of layout, the AX4B Pro isn’t anything too special.

Recording of June The Old Meets the New Every once in a long while, there’s always someone out there who will introduce a radical motherboard design – something that’s so different and so unexpected. It aduio everyone stunned.

AOpen AX4B-533 Tube – motherboard – ATX – Socket 478 – i845E

This E-powered board was able to whip through hour Prime95 torture tests without a single problem. Recording of January In Junein our weekly online poll, we asked readers, “Do you ever listen to music on your computer?

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