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Why settle for basic, built-in sound? Your music and movies deserve Xtreme Fidelity. Add the PCI Express Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio sound card to your PC and turn your downloaded music into your own personal concert. Watch DVDs or downloaded videos with full cinematic surround sound. Plus experience 3D audio and EAX effects in games.


Technical Specifications

Playback: 24-Bit/96kHz up to 7.1

Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >100dB (20kHz Low-pass filter, A-Weighted)

Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise at 1kHz: <0.007% (20kHz Low-pass filter)

Recording: 24-bit/96kHz

X-Fi Technology

X-Fi Crystalizer

X-Fi CMSS-3D Virtual

X-Fi CMSS-3D Headphone


Line in / Microphone in (shared 1/8" mini jack)

Speaker out (4x 1/8" mini jacks)

Optical out (TOSLINK)*

Optical in (TOSLINK)

Intel HD Audio Compatible Front Panel Header (2x5pin)

* Digital Out supports stereo SPDIF out and pass through of multichannel DVD sound
Bundled Software

Creative Audio Console

Creative MediaSource Player/Organizer

Get PowerDVD

Creative Volume Panel

Creative SoundFont Bank Manager (Windows XP Only)

Creative Software Autoupdate

Creative Console Launcher

Creative Diagnostics

Creative ALchemy

System Requirements

Microsoft® Windows Vista?, Microsoft Windows® XP (Professional x64 Edition, Service Pack 2 or Media Center Edition)

Intel® Pentium® 4 1.6 GHz, AMD® Athlon XP 2000+ processor or equivalent

Available PCI Express® (x1, x4, x8 or x16) slot

256MB RAM (512MB RAM for Windows Vista?)

600MB of free hard disk space

CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive

Headphones or amplified speakers (available separately)

Internet connection to download PowerDVD software

Package Contents

PCI Express Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio sound card

Installation CD

Quick Start leaflet