PC 97

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PC 97

The second PC 9x specification, which was aimed at Windows 98 and 2000. It defined Basic, Workstation and Entertainment categories, retained the ISA bus and added USB and FireWire. The minimum requirements were a 120 MHz CPU with 16MB of RAM. See PC 9x.
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Other Montego II A3D features include a better than 93 dB signal-to-noise ratio; 18-bit high-resolution converters; DirectSound and DirectSound3D acceleration (96 simultaneous DirectSound audio streams); AC '97, PC '97, and PC '98 compatibility; support for legacy DOS-based games; 64 hardware-based wavetable voices, with an additional 256 voices available via software synthesis (4MB upgradable sample set); and a hardware-based, 10 band graphic equalizer.
This feature is in line with Microsoft's PC '97 initiative, which proposes to make this functionality a requirement for Windows certification.
The Montego II features a >97 dB signal-to-noise ratio; 18-bit high-resolution converters; DirectSound and DirectSound3D acceleration (96 simultaneous DirectSound audio streams); AC'97, PC '97, and PC '98 compatibility; support for legacy DOS-based systems; 64 hardware-based wavetable voices, with an additional 256 voices available via software synthesis (4MB upgradable sample set); A3D(TM) positional audio, and a hardware-based, 10 band graphic equalizer.
All Compaq monitors are PC '97 Certified, guaranteeing compatibility with Microsoft operating systems and ensuring trouble-free integration of Microsoft software and hardware.
The new controllers (CL-PD6833 and CL-PD6834) are designed to comply with the latest Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) specifications to deliver the advance power management capabilities required by Microsoft's(R) PC '97 "OnNow" design initiative for next-generation portable and desktop PCs supporting Windows(R) 98 and Windows NT(R) version 5.
Cirrus Logic's CS4610 300 MIP, PCI audio accelerator and CS4236B ISA audio codec serve as the center of a PC's audio system -- providing a full digital implementation of 3D positional audio, integrated wavetable synthesis, DirectSound 3DT support and full PC '97 compliance (with full WHQL certification) with legacy ISA support.
announced that Samsung Electronics America has licensed ICC color profiles generated by Colorific technology for inclusion with all Samsung monitors-thereby meeting a key requirement of Microsoft's PC '97 Specifications.
Samsung has moved early to meet the new Microsoft PC '97 requirements.
announced today that Dell Computer Corporation has licensed ICC color profiles generated by Colorific(R) technology for inclusion with all Dell monitors -- thereby meeting a key requirement of Microsoft's PC '97 Specifications.
The ZR36067 is a PCI bus master which supports all functions of Zoran's previous generation PCI Controller, the ZR36057, and supports the sub-system vendor ID requirement of Microsoft's PC '97 standard.
today announced the availability of a fully-compliant PC '97 integrated multimedia reference design which allows PC users to view high-quality 2D, 3D and video images on a standard TV.