[linux-audio-user] Re: 192kHz

Florin Andrei florin at andrei.myip.org
Fri Jan 27 12:48:00 EST 2006

On Fri, 2006-01-27 at 06:28 +0000, cdr wrote:

> the emerging hi-def standard for non legacy-media platforms is Intel HD Audio (the successor to AC'97) and its format is: up to eight channels at 192 kHz/32-bit quality

Wow, 32bit is way overkill for storage.
I can see why sound processing apps would use 32bit internally for
processing, but for storage... I dunno. Maybe I'm too conservative.

Well, it's only a 33% increase in storage demands over 24bit, and 32
might be more convenient for computers.

Florin Andrei


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