- Device Type - Sound card
- Interface Type - External
- Localization - English
- Signal Processor/Chipset Vendor - Intel, AMD
- Sound Output Mode - Multi channel
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Creates nine virtual speakers for exceptional surround effects. View larger.
When used with multichannel speakers, you'll be able to hear exactly where the audio cues are--even between speakers. Voices will be right in front of you and ambient sound will surround you, just like a live performance. CMSS-3D works with both desktop stereo speakers and full surround speaker systems.
X-Fi Crystalizer Restores Lost Details
X-Fi-Crystalizer technology restores the audio detail that is lost in compressed audio files so you'll regain vibrancy and clarity in your music and movies. The technology restores the highs and lows that are often lost due to compression, so whether you're listening to cymbal crashes or wailing guitars, you'll hear the music as it was meant to be heard.
Realistic Sound Effects for Gaming
With support for EAX ADVANCED HD technology, the SB0790 X-Fi Xtreme Audio delivers rich environmental effects in your games, giving you a more immersive experience. You'll hear bullets whizzing by your head, and experience explosions that seem to shake the whole room.
And if you're using Windows Vista, Creative ALchemy technology restores surround sound to DirectSound3D games for an exceptional gaming experience.
Intense Cinematic Sound for Movies
The SB0790 X-Fi Xtreme Audio delivers THX-certified surround sound for a cinematic experience right at your computer. Cyberlink PowerDVD software is included (via free download) and supports DTS and Dolby Digital-EX decoding for an unmatched DVD movie-watching experience.
Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, or XP; Intel Pentium 4 1.6 GHz or AMD Athlon XP 2000+ processor or equivalent; available PCI slot; 256MB RAM (512 MB RAM for Vista); 600MB of free hard-disk space; CD or DVD-ROM for software installation; headphones or amplified speakers; Internet connection to download PowerDVD player software.
What's in the Box
Creative SB0790 PCI Express Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio sound card, Quick Start leaflet, and installation CD.
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|SNR for Playback||108 dB||104 dB||109 dB||109 dB||122 dB|
|Speaker/Headphone Support||Stereo to 7.1||Stereo to 7.1||Stereo to 7.1||Stereo to 7.1||Stereo, with dedicated 115dB 24-bit/96kHz HD headphone output|
|Music and Movies:|
|24-bit Sound Quality|
|DTS & Dolby Digital Decoding via free PowerDVD Download|
|Dolby Digital Live and DTS Connect (Win Vista Only) Encoder|
|THX TruStudio Pro|
|EAX Support||EAX 4.0||EAX 4.0||EAX 5.0||EAX 5.0||EAX 5.0|
|X-Fi CMSS-3D Headphone Surround|
|Hardware Accelerated for Better Performance|
|Hardware OpenAL and DirectSound3D Support|
|Dedicated Creation Mode with ASIO 2.0 and 3D Midi Support|