Enhanced MP3 playback, realistic headphone surround and the fastest gaming performance
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The Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic sound card harnesses the full power of the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor to upgrade any existing library of MP3 or any music files to the Xtreme Fidelity audio standard. With the X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity 24-bit Crystalizer, MP3 music and movies are converted to Xtreme Fidelity, which delivers an experience beyond the original CD or DVD recordings. With the included Creative MediaSource™ 3 software suite, users can easily SuperRip™ all their digital music permanently to Xtreme Fidelity. In addition, MediaSource 3 also allows users to further enhance their music content with single-click access to rich features like X-Fi CMSS-3D, Smart Cross-Fade and Smart Volume Management. The Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic sound card plays back audio with rich 109dB SNR quality.
Harness the full power of Sound Blaster X-Fi™ XtremeMusic by selecting one of its 3 usage modes:
Entertainment Mode - For Xtreme Fidelity Music and Movies
X-Fi 24-bit Crystalizer™ enhances MP3s and movies to sound better than they do on their original CD or DVD.
Utilizing the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor your music and movie audio is sent through a two-step quality enhancement process. First the processor converts the audio into 24-bit/96kHz quality using its virtually transparent SRC (Sample Rate Converter) engine. Then it remasters and selectively enhances the audio by analyzing and identifying which parts of the audio stream have been restricted/damaged during the compression stages to 16-bit and then to MP3.
|Music Benefits: Low and high frequencies are enhanced while the dynamics are improved. Overall your music will sound cleaner, smoother and will sparkle! |
Movie Benefits: Explosions, gun-shots and high-impact audio sequences sound more realistic than ever before!
X-Fi CMSS®-3D allows you to upgrade your MP3 music and movies into surround sound with headphones or multichannel speakers.
Enjoy your stereo MP3s and movies in surround sound with X-Fi CMSS-3D technology. Instead of performing a basic upmixing of stereo content, the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor intelligently remixes the audio into surround sound to match the speaker system you have (including headphones). It also uses advanced techniques to extract specific audio elements, like voice to the center channel and ambience to the surrounding channels, so your music and movies sound more alive than ever before!
Music Benefits: Convert static stereo music into amazing surround sound with multichannel speakers, plus enjoy the same surround sound experience with headphones!
Movie Benefits: When watching stereo or multichannel movies with headphones or speakers, X-Fi CMSS-3D allows you to enjoy incredible surround sound that will amaze you.
|SuperRip™ allows you to rip your CDs into Xtreme Fidelity quality.|
The X-Fi 24-bit Crystalizer and X-Fi CMSS-3D features allow you to "SuperRip" CDs into Xtreme Fidelity quality so you can now enjoy permanently enhanced music instead of low-quality MP3 files!
|Enjoy the latest cinematic technologies for the ultimate PC movie experience! |
Experience incredible audio with THX certified quality and unbeatable movie sound with DTS-ES™ and Dolby® Digital EX decoding!
|Gaming Mode - For Ultimate Gaming Performance and Maximum Realism |
Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic delivers the fastest gaming performance ever!
A completely re-engineered game audio processing engine utilizing the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor allows Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic to deliver the fastest gaming performance ever seen, providing more than a 15% performance boost over motherboard audio solutions while simultaneously delivering full audio effects!
X-Fi CMSS-3D delivers an amazingly realistic surround sound experience with headphones
Know exactly where your enemies are whether you're using headphones or speakers. You won't believe how good X-Fi CMSS-3D positional gaming audio is; in fact, it's so good you'll forget you're wearing headphones!
|EAX® ADVANCED HD™ 5.0 delivers incredibly realistic gaming audio!|
Features like 128 voice support, EAX MacroFX, EAX PurePath and Environment FlexiFX set a new standard for EAX and realism available in gaming audio.
X-Fi 24-bit Crystalizer™ automatically upgrades existing games into Xtreme Fidelity
Experience gaming audio that sounds more dynamic and realistic than you could ever imagine!
|Audio Creation Mode - For Pristine Audio Recording Quality |
Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic offers high quality, feature-rich recording.
Utilizing the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor, you'll get the most advanced features and effects of any audio processor for music and audio creation currently available, delivering pristine audio playback quality. The Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor features a near transparent SRC engine that converts to and from any resolution at 136dB THD+N, and also provides digital-matched recording capabilities in resolutions from 44.1kHz to 96kHz.
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You'll also get support for ASIO recordings with latency as low as one millisecond, up to eight different hardware effects, 24-bit SoundFont® sampling, and 3DMIDI for amazing flexibility and recording results.