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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. Last fall, Aureal decided to go produce self-branded Vortex 2 cards, starting with the Aureal SQ Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. 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 Diamond’s custom MX design. Rather than use Aureal’s hardwired A3D 1.

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Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. 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 Diamond’s custom MX design. Rather than use Aureal’s hardwired A3D 1. Hence, the Monster Sound was born.

Like the Monster 3D, the original Monster Sound was a pioneer in its field. 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.

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

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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. For those that don’t remember, the Monster 3D, like other Voodoo Graphics cards, was mx400 dedicated 3D-only graphics card. As you can probably guess, this is when the battles down in the trenches really started to heat up.

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

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When it was time for Diamond to monstef their product line for A3D 2. 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.

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