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Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 Hi-Resolution PCIe Gaming Sound Card and DAC (Black) - (SND0308)

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The Sound BlasterX AE-5 is a SABRE32 Ultra Class Hi-Resolution PCIe Gaming Sound Card and DAC with Xamp, a brand new discrete headphone amp utilizing bi-amplification technology. It delivers astonishingly pristine audio, and also shows off the Aurora Reactive Lighting System with 16.8 million customizable colours. The Sound BlasterX AE-5 is the first sound card to feature Xamp, our custom-designed discrete headphone amplifier. Each audio channel is individually amplified, allowing the AE-5 to deliver a whole new level of pristine audio fidelity in an unaltered lossless model to each earcup regardless of demand. The ultra-low 1O output impedance drives 16-600O headphones perfectly. The Sound BlasterX AE-5 is a SABRE32 Ultra Class PCIe DAC which is perfect for hi-resolution audio for games, music, and movies. It delivers up to 32-bit 384kHz playback with a 122dB DNR, ultra-low distortion and jitter. Enjoy a symphony of lights and sound with the Aurora Reactive Lighting System! The AE-5 has customizable RGB LEDs on its body, and also features an included RGB LED strip. Program up to 16.8 million colours in different patterns with the free downloadable Sound Blaster Connect software for PC. The Sound BlasterX AE-5 rides on Sound Blaster's long legacy of audio processing and enhancements. BlasterX Acoustic Engine is a suite of fully customizable audio processing technologies that deliver new levels of audio immersion and precision for the ultimate competitive advantage. These sound technologies create unprecedented levels of audio realism, including stunning 3D surround effects for your speakers and headsets. Expand your horizon with the world's first smart gaming companion that enables you to visualize and see where enemies are on the radar through your mobile device for any First Person Shooter game. Scout mode has been given an updated feature that is sure to bring the pain to whoever you meet in the battlefield!

Main Features:

  • Xamp Discrete Headphone Amplification
  • SABRE32 Ultra Class DAC
  • Aurora Reactive Lighting System
  • BlasterX Acoustic Engine


Other Audio Features Aurora lighting • BlasterX Acoustic Engine technology • Dynamic Range (DNR): 122dB • Supported Headphone Impedance: 16 - 600 ohms
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Mini-Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 3 x 3.5mm Stereo Mini-Jacks
Headphone Ports 1 x Headphone
System Requirements
Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 7/8/8.1/10 (32/64-bit)
System Requirements Intel Core i3 or AMD equivalent processor • 1GB RAM • 600 MB Disk space • Available PCIe slot
Form Factor Internal Sound Card
Case Colour Black
Pack Quantity 1
In The Box Sound BlasterX AE-5 • LED Strip (30cm/10 LEDs) • Extension Cable • Quick Start Leaflet • Warranty Leaflets
Width 14.5 cm
Depth 12.8 cm
Height 2.0 cm
Warranty 2-year Limited Hardware Warranty
Item Details
Manufacturer Creative
Part Number 70SB174000000
EAN 5390660191688
Condition New