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Internal professional sound processing boards offer sound engineers and other professionals in the recording business a hardware solution that can perform sound processing at much higher speeds than that provided by standard sound processing boards, as they are better integrated with other parts of the computer. Since the market is flooded with internal sound processors, the Axioforma company is developing a strategy to create an external sound processing board for professionals that will allow the users to access various controls that adjust the processor's input and output parameters directly. This formation will allow Axioforma to design a product that is aesthetically attractive, a serious advantage over the products that operate from within a computer only.

The financial success of Axioforma's strategy relies on which of the following assumptions?

A) A sound processing product that would allow users to directly adjust only the input parameters would be more desirable to sound professionals than one that would allow users to directly adjust only the output parameters.
B) The professional sound processor market has grown in comparison to its position at the end of the last financial year.
C) The high speed at which audio information is relayed by professional sound processing boards thanks to their proximity to other computer components is not as important as the potential of direct adjustment of components.
D) In the consumer electronics market, factors of functionality, depending on product, but often including ease-of-use, robustness, and compatibility with other products, are considered inessential when compared to aesthetics.
E) The employees in Axioforma's product design department are the most experienced and creative in their field.
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New post 26 Oct 2015, 16:15
very tough one. by POE got to the C.
B and E are out of scope.
D is an iSWAT, has similar to the argument words, but it talks about smth that is irrelevant.
A discusses input vs. output, while the new product offers the possibility to work with both.

C talks about reasons why would someone prefer external to internal.

took me ~4 mins, since had to re-read the argument few times..

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Try to negate C logically : The high speed at which audio information is relayed by professional sound processing boards thanks to their proximity to other computer components is more important than the potential of direct adjustment of components. The argument is thrown out of ground.
So C is the assumption.
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Conclusion: The company is creating External sound boxes which will allow access to various controls that adjust the input and output.
The company claims because of the flooding of the market that the product will be a success as earlier product could operate only within the computer.

A) A sound processing product that would allow users to directly adjust only the input parameters would be more desirable to sound professionals than one that would allow users to directly adjust only the output parameters. ---Doesn't differentiate the external sound system's ability to adjust input and output.

B) The professional sound processor market has grown in comparison to its position at the end of the last financial year. --> If the market grew it will not help solve the idea external will be preferable.

C) The high speed at which audio information is relayed by professional sound processing boards thanks to their proximity to other computer components is not as important as the potential of direct adjustment of components. --> Gives direct advantage of external over earlier.

D) In the consumer electronics market, factors of functionality, depending on product, but often including ease-of-use, robustness, and compatibility with other products, are considered inessential when compared to aesthetics. --> Its no where mentioned that aesthetic appeal is considered above all

E) The employees in Axioforma's product design department are the most experienced and creative in their field.--> Out of scope

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I vote for C . Took 3 min. *(I wonder how to reduce time for such a big stimulus to comprehend especially for non-natives.)
A - weakener
B - Irrelevent.
C - hold it. because it says speed is not as important as this new modification. negating this case destroys the conclusion.
D - Irrelevent.
E - So what Irrelevent .

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Internal professional sound processing boards offer sound engineers and other professionals in the recording business a hardware solution that can perform sound processing at much higher speeds than that provided by standard sound processing boards, as they are better integrated with other parts of the computer. Since the market is flooded with internal sound processors, the Axioforma company is developing a strategy to create an external sound processing board for professionals that will allow the users to access various controls that adjust the processor's input and output parameters directly. This formation will allow Axioforma to design a product that is aesthetically attractive, a serious advantage over the products that operate from within a computer only.

The financial success of Axioforma's strategy relies on which of the following assumptions?

A) A sound processing product that would allow users to directly adjust only the input parameters would be more desirable to sound professionals than one that would allow users to directly adjust only the output parameters.

B) The professional sound processor market has grown in comparison to its position at the end of the last financial year.

C) The high speed at which audio information is relayed by professional sound processing boards thanks to their proximity to other computer components is not as important as the potential of direct adjustment of components.

D) In the consumer electronics market, factors of functionality, depending on the product, but often including ease-of-use, robustness, and compatibility with other products, are considered inessential when compared to aesthetics.

E) The employees in Axioforma's product design department are the most experienced and creative in their field.
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Internal professional sound processing boards offer sound engineers and other professionals in the recording business a hardware solution that can perform sound processing at much higher speeds than that provided by standard sound processing boards, as they are better integrated with other parts of the computer. Since the market is flooded with internal sound processors, the Axioforma company is developing a strategy to create an external sound processing board for professionals that will allow the users to access various controls that adjust the processor's input and output parameters directly. This formation will allow Axioforma to design a product that is aesthetically attractive, a serious advantage over the products that operate from within a computer only.

The financial success of Axioforma's strategy relies on which of the following assumptions?

A) A sound processing product that would allow users to directly adjust only the input parameters would be more desirable to sound professionals than one that would allow users to directly adjust only the output parameters.

B) The professional sound processor market has grown in comparison to its position at the end of the last financial year.

C) The high speed at which audio information is relayed by professional sound processing boards thanks to their proximity to other computer components is not as important as the potential of direct adjustment of components.

D) In the consumer electronics market, factors of functionality, depending on the product, but often including ease-of-use, robustness, and compatibility with other products, are considered inessential when compared to aesthetics.

E) The employees in Axioforma's product design department are the most experienced and creative in their field.


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