Tag Archives: 16-bit

Do 8-bit DACs result in 8-bit audio quality?

During a “””discussion””” some weeks ago, I found that apparently some people think that any system that uses 8-bit DACs is therefore ‘8-bit quality’. A comparison was made between the Amiga and a Sound Blaster 1.0. Both may use 8-bit … Continue reading

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Running anything Remedy/Futuremark/MadOnion/UL in 2020

There has always been a tie between Futuremark and the demoscene. It all started with the benchmark Final Reality, released by Remedy Entertainment in 1997. Remedy Entertainment was a gaming company, founded by demosceners from the legendary Future Crew and … Continue reading

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A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing

That is something I found out in a ‘discussion’ (don’t think it really deserves that name) earlier this week. Some guy was talking about the fact that it took a long time for 32-bit OSes to catch on, after the … Continue reading

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