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Old 10-01-07, 02:25 AM   #18
Rakeesh
 
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Default Re: Blizz removes HW sound acceleration from WoW

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Originally Posted by ATI_Dude
Modern multi-core CPUs are more than capable of rendering multiple simultaneous 3D audio voices without hampering overall performance
Even the faster single core CPU's can do this. Having a dual core just sweetens the deal because these are easily done in separate threads. Not only that, but these operations can be done with much lower latency in software than they can be done in hardware.
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