Product information: Creative Sound Blaster ZxR PCI-Express High Performance Sound Card - Retail (70SB151000001)The flagship of the ultra high-performance Sound Blaster Z-Series of sound cards, Sound Blaster ZxR elevates the standards of technology and performance for the future of PC gaming and entertainment. Boasting an unbeatable SNR of 124dB, it includes a DBPro daughter board and Audio Control Module for unrivalled audio playback and content creation.
THE ULTIMATE IN AUDIO PLAYBACK AND CREATION SOLUTION
Signal-to-Noise Ratio of 124dB
A signal to noise ratio or SNR of 124dB means your audio will be more than 99.99% pristine, which is over 89.1 times better than motherboard audio.
Pristine audio recordings with ultra low latency
Enjoy reduced latency with Audio Stream Input/Output (ASIO) support with the Sound Blaster ZxR. Hear your audio recordings come to life!
24-bit / 192kHz audio output
Stereo Direct lets you listen to your music pure and unprocessed at the amazing bit rate of 24-bit 192 kHz.
SBX Pro Studio™ technologies
SBX Pro Studio™ sound technologies create unprecedented levels of audio realism, including stunning 3D surround effects for your speakers and headsets.
Learn more about SBX Pro Studio™ technologies.
Studio-grade content creation
Add studio quality audio sound tracks or voice tracks to your video clips or home videos created with hardware that uses only audiophile-grade components such as 123dB analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) with RCA Aux-in and optical inputs for outstanding recording quality. With the 600 ohm headphone amplifier, you can do studio-grade monitoring as well.
High-quality DBPro daughter board
The DBpro is another reason why Sound Blaster ZxR delivers only the best audio playback and creation. It offers optical output for outstanding audio playback, plus professional-grade ADCs with RCA Aux-in and optical inputs for studio-grade recording quality.
Accessible Audio Control Module (ACM)
Take control in style and ease with the ACM that incorporates a built-in microphone array and mic/headphone I/O connections. The knob on the ACM lets you conveniently adjust the headphone levels.
Sound Core3D audio processor
The multi-core Sound Core3D™ audio processor is designed to offload SBX Pro Studio and CrystalVoice effects processing from your primary CPU, improving your overall PC performance, resulting in drastically superior audio and voice quality.
Crystal clear communication
In gaming, if you're not communicating, you're not winning. Experience crystal clear communication with your teammates with the CrystalVoice™ suite of technologies that removes echoes, ambient noises and picks up your voice from within a zone (Voice Focus). It also maintains your voice level even if you are near or further away from the microphone.
Understand how CrystalVoice™ technologies work.
High fidelity multi-channel surround
Connect to your home theatre system through a single digital cable and enjoy cinematic DVD movies by transforming any stereo or multi-channel streams into high fidelity immersive surround sound.
Never unplug your headphones again
With the Sound Blaster Z-series Control Panel, just toggle between your headphone and speaker system with a flip of a switch.
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)
Connectivity Options (Main)
Headphone: 1 x Amplified 1/4" jack
Speaker Out: 2 x RCA (L / R) 2 x 3.5mm jacks (Rear, C/Sub)
Microphone In: 1 x 1/4" jack
Connectivity Options (Accessory)
DBPro Daughter Board
Line In: 2 x RCA (L / R)
Optical Out: 1 x TOSLINK
Optical In: 1 x TOSLINK
Max Channel Output
SBX Pro Studio, CrystalVoice, Scout Mode, Dolby Digital Technology, DTS Connect Encoding
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or AMD® equivalent processor, 2.2GHz or faster recommended.
Intel®, AMD® or 100% compatible motherboard
Microsoft® Windows® 10 (32/64-bit), Windows® 8 (32/64-bit), Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)
1 GB RAM
>600 MB of free hard disk space
Available PCI Express® (x1, x4 or x16) slot
Available I/O slot opening on casing
Available CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
Sound Blaster ZxR sound card
Sound Blaster DBpro card
Sound Blaster Audio Control Module
1x Optical Cable
1x Stereo(3.5mm)-to-RCA cable
1x DBpro cable
Quick Start Leaflet
Installation CD containing:
Drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8
Creative software suite