Product information: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Music 7.1 Sound Card - OEM (30SB046000000)Creative's Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic brings the revolutionary new Xtreme Fidelity audio standard to the PC. With 24-bit Crystalizer it restores the sparkle lost during MP3/WMA compression while CMSS 3D Surround upgrades all audio to 24-bit surround sound. Featuring the world's fastest audio processor, it accelerates gaming and also enables CMSS 3D Headphone for incredible surround sound over stereo headphones for compelling LAN gaming, late-night gaming, and movie watching. Bring movies to life with comprehensive soundtrack decoding (DTS-ES, Dolby Digital EX), CMSS up-mix for non-encoded movies plus THX certification. With three selectable, easy-to-use modes (Gaming, Entertainment, Audio Creation) it's the ultimate audio solution for the PC.
- The world's fastest audio processor for ultra-fast gaming, equivalent to a Pentium 4 3.6GHz and 24 times the power of Sound Blaster Audigy.
- CMSS 3D for incredible surround sound over stereo headphones plus stereo-to-surround up-mix for headphones and multi-channel speakers.
- 24-bit Crystalizer makes all audio sound better, including MP3/WMA, streaming audio and video, DIVX and DVD movies.
- Active Modal Architecture with 'Entertainment', 'Gaming' and 'Audio Creation' modes dedicates the processor 100% to the task at hand, with an easy-to-use interface for each mode.
- SuperRip converts stereo CDs to 24-bit surround files.
- Perfect partner for high-end Creative speakers and peripherals.