For the most powerful integrated audio solution available today, look for NVIDIA nForce(TM) and NVIDIA nForce2 systems featuring NVIDIA SoundStorm™ audio. PCs with the NVIDIA SoundStorm solution offer the most complete set of digital audio features for your desktop, delivering stunning audio and fantastic sound effects, all powered by the NVIDIA nForce APU.
NVIDIA SoundStorm offers a plethora of input and output connections, including digital S/PDIF for access to the Dolby® Digital 5.1 real-time encoder, microphone, CD, TV, line-in, headphones, front left and right speakers, rear left and right speakers, center channel, and subwoofer.
Compared to other integrated sound solutions and add-in sound cards, this APU’s high-level of performance and advanced feature set clearly place it in a class all by itself.
The following table provides a rundown of major features of both the NVIDIA APU and NVIDIA SoundStorm: