Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 USB Revealed

Posted: May 12 2008, 11:54pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 8:03am CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals


Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 USB revealed
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Creative today announced the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 device that connects via USB to your computer.

Because the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 connects via USB it is very easy to install and send X-Fi quality surround sound to PCs and Notebooks very easily. The Creative X-Fi technology also allows you to immerse yourself in full cinematic surround sound while watching your favorite DVDs or downloaded videos. Additionally Creative's EAX ADVANCED HD effects also provide realistic game play.
Key Features of the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1

  • Supports USB 2.0 for high quality 5.1 audio
  • USB bus-powered
  • Gold plated RCA front outputs and mini-jack surround outputs for maximum fidelity
  • Optical Output for connectivity to surround sound systems
  • 24-bit Playback and Recording ADC, DAC
  • X-Fi audio enhancement technology
  • Easily accessible Headphone out and Mic In for connecting headsets
  • Convenient Volume Control with push to mute feature
  • Line-in monitoring
  • Host-based EAX ADVANCED HD 4.0 and OpenAL support
  • Creative ALchemy software that restores DS3D Games' 3D audio in Windows Vista

The Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 will be available at The CREATIVE Stores at Marina Square, Plaza Singapura, International Business Park, the Singapore based Creative online store, and authorized dealers in Singapore at the end of May 2008 for S$99.00. (~US$72).

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