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Creative Labs Sound Blaster Z PCI Express Sound Card

B&H # CRSBZXRSC Mfr # 70SB151000000
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You Pay: $229.95

The Sound Blaster Z PCI Express Sound Card from Creative Labs is an ideal all-round solution for your PC gaming and entertainment needs. It comes complete with the Sound Blaster Beamforming Microphone for crystal clear voice communication.

116 dB Signal-To-Noise Ratio
A signal-to-noise ratio [SNR] of 116 dB means your audio will be more than 99.99% pristine, which is 35.4 times better than motherboard audio.
SBX Pro Studio Technologies
Experience awe-inspiring audio with the SBX Pro Studio suite of technologies that immerses you in your games and movies with amazing detail and a 360-degree true-to-life sound stage.
Crystal-Clear Communication
Experience crystal-clear communication with your teammates with the CrystalVoice suite of technologies that removes echoes, ambient noises and picks up your voice from within a zone (CrystalVoice Focus). It also maintains your voice level even if you move near or further away from the microphone.
Sound Blaster Beamforming Microphone
When used with CrystalVoice Focus, the bundled beamforming microphone creates an acoustic zone and suppresses outside noise, enabling you to be heard with amazing clarity.
Sound Core3D Audio Processor
The quad-core Sound Core3D audio processor was designed to offload SBX Pro Studio and CrystalVoice effects processing from your primary CPU, improving your overall PC performance, resulting in drastically superior audio and voice quality.
Advanced Home Entertainment Audio
Experience the power of Sound Blaster audio with your home entertainment. With Sound Blaster Z's gold-plated connectors, speaker optimization technology and digital content encoding capability, you can be assured of only the best digital audio possible.
High-Fidelity Surround Sound
Connect your home theatre system through a single digital cable to enjoy cinematic DVD movies by transforming any stereo or multi-channel streams into high-fidelity immersive surround sound.
Never Unplug Your Headphones Again
Now with the Sound Blaster Z-series Control Panel, just toggle between your headphone and speaker system with a flip of a switch.
Output Level Front channel out: 2 Vrms
Headphone (33 ohms): 1.3 Vrms
Headphone (600 ohms): 2 Vrms
Max DAC Resolution Front channel out: 24-bit, 192 kHz
Headphone (33 ohms): 24-bit, 96 kHz
Headphone (600 ohms): 24-bit, 96 kHz
SNR 20 kHz low pass filter, A-wgt at 24-bit, 96 kHz
Front channel out: 116 dB
Headphone (33 ohms): >105 dB
Headphone (600 ohms): >105 dB
Frequency Response At 96 kHz
Front channel out: 10 Hz to 45 kHz
Rear channel out: 15 Hz to 45 kHz
Centre out: 10 Hz to 45 kHz
Headphone (33 ohms): 10 Hz to 45 kHz

At 192 kHz (stereo only)
Front channel out: 10 Hz to 88 kHz
Output Stereo / 2.1 speakers
5.1 speakers
Connectivity Headphone: 1 x amplified 1/8" mini jack
Speaker out: 3 x 1/8" mini jacks
Optical out: TOSLINK
Optical in: TOSLINK
Line in/ Microphone in: Shared 1/8" jack
Software SBX Pro Studio effects:
SBX Surround
SBX Crystalizer
SBX Bass
SBX Dialog Plus
SBX Smart Volume

CrystalVoice effects:
CrystalVoice Noise Reduction
CrystalVoice Smart Volume
CrystalVoice Acoustic Echo Cancellation
CrystalVoice Focus
CrystalVoice FX

Scout Mode

Speakers / Headphone Calibration




Advanced features:
EAX Advanced HD
Creative Alchemy
Creative Diagnostics
Online Registration Client
System Requirements Intel Core2 Duo or AMD equivalent processor, 2.2 GHz or faster recommended.
Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard
Microsoft Windows 8 (32/64-bit); Windows 7 (32/64-bit)
>600 MB of free hard disk space
Available PCI Express (x1, x4 or x16) slot
Available CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Z PCI Express Sound Card
  • Sound Blaster Beamforming Microphone
  • CD Containing Drivers for Windows & Creative Software Suite
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
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