It may seem ridiculous now, but there once was a time when it was tough work getting sound out of a PC. We've come a long way since then, something this clip does a good job of reminding us.

Twenty years of PC audio is covered, all by showing us how the Monkey Island theme sounded on the various devices that got us from internal speakers to midis to the 5.1 surround we can enjoy today.

As you get to the late 80s and early 90s, it's shocking how many chips are on those boards just to replicate some crackly speech and strained music.

[via Slashdot]