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Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio PCI Express Sound Card

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Product Highlights
  • PCI Express Compatibility
  • 24-bit Crystalizer
  • CMSS-3D
  • EAX Advanced HD
  • 3.5mm Mic/Line Input
  • 3.5mm Speaker Outputs
  • Optical Digital I/O

The Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio PCI Express Sound Card from Creative Labs lets you expand the audio capabilities of your computer. The card fits into PCI Express slots and offers a 3.5mm mic/line combo input and 3.5mm speaker outputs, for compatibility with a variety of sound sources, speakers, and headphones. It also has optical digital input and output connectors to support TOSLink and S/PDIF multichannel digital sound.

The X-Fi Xtreme features 24-bit Crystalizer technology, which restores the detail and clarity to compressed music files like MP3, WMA, or AAC, ideal for music downloads and Internet radio. CMSS-3D technology provides an accurate positional audio experience, allowing you to enjoy surround sound with stereo headphones. Put yourself into the middle of a symphony, or locate enemies in your games by sound alone! EAX Advanced HD sound effects provide additional detail to further enhance your games and movies. Creative ALchemy provides a terrific surround gaming experience for Windows Vista users.

The sound card includes a free download of PowerDVD software with DTS and Dolby EX decoding for watching your movies with cinematic surround sound. A suite of other software titles from Creative are also bundled, allowing you to tap into the sound card's full potential.

Fits into PCI Express slots for compatibility with a variety of computers
The 3.5mm mic/line combo input and 3.5mm outputs provide compatibility with MP3 players, CD players, speakers, headphones, and more
Optical digital input and output connectors support TOSLink and S/PDIF multichannel digital sound
24-bit Crystalizer technology restores the detail and clarity to compressed music files like MP3, WMA, or AAC, ideal for music downloads and Internet radio
CMSS-3D technology provides an accurate positional audio experience, allowing you to enjoy surround sound with stereo headphones. Put yourself into the middle of a symphony, or locate enemies in your games by sound alone!
EAX Advanced HD sound effects provide additional detail to further enhance your games and movies
Creative ALchemy provides a terrific surround gaming experience for Windows Vista users
The sound card includes a free download of PowerDVD software with DTS and Dolby EX decoding for watching your movies with cinematic surround sound. A suite of other software titles from Creative are also bundled, allowing you to tap into the sound card's full potential. Titles include:

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
Recording and Playback 24-bit/96kHz (Up to 7.1 Playback Channels)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) < 0.007%
Signal to Noise Ratio > 100dB
Connectivity PCI Express (x1, x4, x8, or x16)
1 x 3.5mm Mic/Line Input
4 x 3.5mm Speaker Outputs
1 x Optical Digital Input
1 x Optical Digital Output
1 x Intel HD Audio Compatible Front Panel Header (2 x 5-Pin)
System Requirements Microsoft Windows Vista, XP (Professional x64 Edition, Service Pack 2 or Media Center Edition)
Intel Pentium 4 1.6GHz, 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
Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio PCI Express Sound Card
  • Installation CD
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    5.0

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    5.0

    Sound Blaster X-treme

    By Jack Homburg

    from Balmoral Village New South Wales Austra

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    Pros

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use

      Best Uses

      • Multimedia

      Comments about Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio PCI Express Sound Card:

      Dear Sir
      I think it will be a gread Sound card when I received it I still have not received it .
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      5.0

      EXCELLENT SOUND

      By Izzy

      from NEW YORK

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use
      • Quality Output
      • Reliable Performance

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          Comments about Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio PCI Express Sound Card:

          This is great sound, great bang for the buck.

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