Philips made quite a splash in the soundcard market a few years ago when introduced PSC 70x family of soundcards, in particular the Acoustic Edge which I’m sure a lot of you may still use as your ‘primary’ soundcard. Among the memorable features of the Acoustic Edge we can recall true 6-channel positioning and QMSS audio enhancements, two features that certainly tell a lot about the product and Philips’ solid commitment to PC Audio enthusiasts given the age of such product.

The PSC805 Aurilium is Philips’ latest effort to take on the somewhat crowded soundcard market still dominated by Creative Labs. The Aurilium is a certified USB 2.0 external soundcard which doesn’t differ much in concept with the SoundBlaster Extigy that we have previously reviewed.


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