8-bit sound


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8-bit sound

A sound card that processes 8-bit sound samples. The more data in the sample, the more accurately sound can be digitized. See sampling.
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Minimum and recommended requirements for Windows are 486-based processor with a minimum of 510 K of free conventional memory, Microsoft Windows 3.1 or higher, 3 MB of free hard disk space (if QuickTime is resident on your computer), 8 MB of RAM, QuickTime for Windows 2.0 (included), a VGA monitor with 640 x 480 x 256 colors, a double-speed CD-ROM drive, and an 8-bit sound card (or better) and speakers (optional).
Just as no one is satisfied with EGA video any more, the quality of 8-bit sound just doesn't cut it.
He ups the 8-bit sound, stripping away the guitars and drums to make it an electro dancer with Japanese-sounding synths.