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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? 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. For those that don’t remember, the Monster 3D, like other Voodoo Graphics cards, was a dedicated 3D-only graphics card. 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. 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. As you can probably guess, this is when the battles down in the trenches really started to heat up.

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It was one of the first PCI sound cards, one of the first to offer A3D support, and one moneter the first to eschew Sound Blaster compatibility. The Diamond Monster 3D was debatably the most popular graphics card based on the 3dfx Voodoo Graphics chipset. Simply by having a higher model number, many consumers will automatically assume that the MX is better than the Mx4400, but remember that Diamond was effectively forced to change their high-end sound card.

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Thus, the Monster Sound MX mosnter to see the light of day. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. 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.

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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 cards, including Moneter custom MX design. As you can probably guess, this is when the battles down in the trenches really started to heat up. 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.

As with moster about anything else in this industry, Aureal had to improve on their original A3D 1. Hence, the Monster Sound was born. Log in Don’t have an account? It helped make the name “Voodoo” synonymous with fast 3D acceleration during that time frame.

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Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Like the Monster 3D, the original Monster Sound was a pioneer in its field.

Diamond Monster Sound MX400

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

Rather than use Aureal’s monsteg A3D 1. 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. Last fall, Aureal decided to go produce self-branded Vortex 2 cards, starting with the Aureal SQ