I know my sound card works with 24 bit (it opens up 24 bit in Quicktime and it's an M-Audio Fast Track Pro sound card). I know obviously the higher Hz/bit rate will sound better assuming you have the source, but will I notice a difference if I change. ('Control Panel - Hardware and Sound - Sound - Manage Audio Devices - Sound - 'DENON AVRHD' -. 8-bit music, also known as chiptune music, is the video game music of the 1990s or earlier. Vinyl & HD Music. So short answer is no, stay with 16-bit/44kHz audio. Mike Oldfield - Discography (Studio Albums. Please note: While our master upload application will allow you to upload a 24bit file, 24-bit files are converted down to 16-bit when we make a DDP for manufacturing. So, if you accept the facts, why does 24bit audio even exist, what's the point of it? There are some useful application for 24bit when recording and mixing music. I want to start exploring the use of "HD" music and see how far I can go without upgrading any components. More Less Mar 29, 2012 5:54 PM. In this case, a 48kHz/24-bit hi-res music file. 24-bit has a really low "noise floor" - that hum you hear if you turn a silent amplifier up really. BTW if you hve access to HQ speakers (and I mean really High quality ones) the 24 bit sound makes a HUGE difference - even with standard 16 bit CD sound which isn't too bad either. The lead female vocals and the chorus have transparency, the percussions are cozy, and the bass has. An anonymous reader writes "A recent post at Xiph.