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Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Music

     The Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic harnesses the full power of the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor to upgrade any existing library of MP3 files to the Xtreme Fidelity audio standard. With the X-Fi 24-bit Crystallizer, MP3 music and movies are converted to Xtreme Fidelity, making them sound even better than they do on their original CD or DVD recording. The included Creative MediaSource 3 allows users to SuperRip all their digital music permanently to Xtreme Fidelity and also users to upgrade their music content with access to X-Fi CMSS-3D, Smart Cross-Fade and Smart Volume Management.

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Main Hardware Features:

    – Creative X-Fi Processor based solution

    – 109dB SNR DAC Quality on all channels

    – 136dB SNR Internal Audio Processing Quality

    – THX Certified Quality

 

Connectivity:

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    – FlexiJack (Performing a 3-in-1 function, Digital In / Line In / Microphone) via 3.5mm mini-jack

    – Line level out (Front / Rear / Center / Subwoofer / Rear Center) via 3 X 3.5mm mini jacks

    – AUX-IN line-level analog input via 4-pin Molex connector

    – 26 pin AD-Link connector for linking to the X-Fi I/O Console (upgrade option)

 

Product Contents:

    – Sound Blaster X-Fi PCI Card

    – Quick Start Leaflet

    – Installation and Applications CD containing:

    – Drivers for Windows XP

    – Creative Software Suite

    – Doom 3 Sound Blaster EAX patch

    – User’s Guide

 

Technical Specifications:

    – 24-bit Analog-to-Digital conversion of analog inputs at 96kHz sample rate

    – 24-bit Digital-to-Analog conversion of digital sources at 96kHz to analog 7.1 speaker output

    – 24-bit Digital-to-Analog conversion of stereo digital sources at 192kHz to stereo output

    – 16-bit to 24-bit recording sampling rates: 8, 11.025, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 and 96kHz

    – Signal-to-Noise Ratio (20kHz Low-pass filter, A-Weighted)

        – Stereo Output 109dB

        – Front and Rear Channels 109dB

        – Center, Subwoofer and Side Channels 109dB

    – Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise at 1kHz (20kHz Low-pass filter) = 0.004%

    – Frequency Response (-3dB, 24-bit/96kHz input ) = <10Hz to 46kHz

    – Frequency Response (-3dB, 24-bit/192kHz input) = <10Hz to 88kHz (Stereo only)

    – ASIO 2.0 support at 16-bit/44.1kHz, 16-bit/48kHz, 24-bit/44.1kHz 24-bit/48kHz and 24-bit/96kHz with direct monitoring

    – Enhanced SoundFont support at up to 24-bit resolution

 

Features and Benefits of all Sound Blaster X-Fi sound cards:

    – Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor is 24 times more powerful than its predecessor;

    – Stunning audio clarity with a minimum of 109dB SNR;

    – Creative X-Fi 24-bit Crystallizer enhances MP3s to sound better than they do on their original CD;

    – X-Fi CMSS-3D allows users to upgrade their MP3 music or other stereo audio content to surround sound over headphones or multi-channel speakers;

    – SuperRip enables users to save their MP3s or CDs in Xtreme Fidelity;

    – EAX ADVANCED HD 5.0 delivers an amazing new EAX standard for the most realistic gaming audio environments;

    – THX certification with an exclusive Creative THX Setup Console that provides accurate audio calibration for a precise speaker listening environment;

    – Built-in DTS-ES and Dolby Digital EX decoding delivers captivating surround sound playback with DVD movies;

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