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Sound Test is a function built into the options screen of many video games. This function was originally meant to test wether the game's music and sounds would function correctly, as well as giving the player the ability to compare samples played in Monaural, Stereophonic and later Surround sound. Nowadays, the Sound Test functions as little more then a jukebox to just listen to the game's music for enjoyment. Computer and video games A screenshot of Tetris for the Nintendo Game Boy A console game (better known as a video game) is a form of interactive multimedia used for entertainment, which consists of a moveable image displayed on a screen that is usually controlled and manipulated using a handheld... Monaural sound reproduction is single channel. ... Stereophonic means having two channels of audio. ... Surround sound is the concept of expanding the spatial imaging of audio playback from 1 dimension (mono/Left-Right) to 2D or 3D. This is often performed for a more realistic audio environment, actively implemented in cinema sound systems, technical theatre, home entertainment, video arcades, computer gaming, and a growing... A jukebox is a partially automated music-playing device, usually a coin-operated machine, that can play specially selected songs from self-contained media. ...

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The two things that are going to affect your perception of how a sound card sounds the most are its frequency response and its SNR.
I'll make up the difference in the editing software after the actual raw recording (tracking) is completed.
Since sound card SNR test results are generally tied to IM and THD test results by the mechanics of how sound cards work, if the SNR is above 80 dB, the THD and IM for the card are also probably going to be just fine.
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