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I try to RMAA my old trusty awe64 and sb128. So here my result.

awe64 waveout


RightMark Audio Analyzer test

Testing chain: External loopback (line-out - line-in)

Sampling mode: 16-bit, 44 kHz


Frequency response (from 40 Hz to 15 kHz), dB: +0.16, -0.64 Good

Noise level, dB (A): -80.3 Good

Dynamic range, dB (A): 78.6 Average

THD, %: 0.0042 Very good

IMD, %: 0.036 Good

Stereo crosstalk, dB: -79.4 Very good

IMD at 10 kHz, %: 0.033 Good


General performance: Good



Testing device SB PCI128 Playback

Sampling mode 16-bit, 48 kHz


Testing chain External loopback (line-out - line-in)

RMAA Version 6.1.0



20 Hz - 20 kHz filter ON

Normalize amplitude ON

Level change 0.0 dB / 0.0 dB

Mono mode OFF

Calibration singal, Hz 1000

Polarity correct/correct


Frequency response (from 40 Hz to 15 kHz), dB +0.20, -0.41 Good

Noise level, dB (A) -89.8 Good

Dynamic range, dB (A) 90.4 Very good

THD, % 0.0061 Very good

THD + Noise, dB (A) -80.0 Good

IMD + Noise, % 0.014 Very good

Stereo crosstalk, dB -86.3 Excellent

IMD at 10 kHz, % 0.014 Very good

General performance Very good


any suggesstion to improve more?





i am too poor to buy a quality gear


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