X-Fi Bravura Awarded 5-Stars by Personal Computer Magazine
Computer-translated from Dutch: "The Auzentech Bravura is a very interesting sound card for the serious users. It sounds great and has been designed for music and film and gaming. The headphone output is a great bonus."
Computer-translated from Dutch: "The (X-Fi Bravura) sound card has a PCI-E 1x connector, making it ideal for use in a HTPC with other PCI (-E) slots are often occupied by other hardware. To further pamper HTPC users is support for both DTS (from Q2 2010) and Dolby True HD added. The Bravura 7.1 supports 24-bit 96Khz in eight channels (7.1 playback), stereo (headphone) it supports 24-bit 192kHz sampling... "
Computer-translated from Dutch: "MP3s, FLAC and movies sounded great. MP3s were so well displayed that every crack and flaw was displayed. So only buy this card if you have a decent sound system (or headset)...."
"Although we would consider this card to be meant more for movies and music, a point to which Auzentech also suggests, this card can hold its own for gaming. We think with the CPU becoming more powerful and offering multiple cores, software based cards can now compete closely with hardware based gaming cards in many situations.... Given the price point, great sound quality, opamp options, powerful headphone amp and component choices we give the Bravura our recommended award. This is a great sounding card and you can make it your own with some simple modifications! "
"If you are in the market for a high quality affordable sound card then this just might be it. It includes a Creative PCI Express audio processor and supported audio resolution and sampling rate is 16bit or 24bit and up to 192kHz depending of playback or if recording... "