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Creative Sound Blaster Zx 116 dB PCIe Gaming Sound Card with 600ohm Headphone Amp and Desktop Audio Control Module

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Sound Blaster Zx

Designed around the powerful Sound Core3D™ audio processor, the Sound Blaster Z-Series once again raises the bar for the industry standard of PCIe sound cards. Sound Blaster Zx has been designed to meet the standards of those who want a vastly superior experience over motherboard audio. With external DACs delivering 116dB SNR, a 600 ohm audiophile-grade headphone amp, and massively customizable SBX Pro Studio™ technologies, Sound Blaster Zx packs a serious audio punch.


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Sound Blaster Z

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"Onboard audio can't touch this."
- Kevin "QXC" Riley

"The SBX Pro Studio surround sound makes me feel as if my ears are inside the game."
- Brendon "Ryze" Walker

"With the Sound Blaster Zx I can clearly hear the cries of my defeated enemies."
- Joshua "Trimaster" Niven

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  • newegg 116dB SNR OF SUPERIOR EXPERIENCE Sound Blaster Zx has been designed to meet the expectations of those who want a vastly superior experience over motherboard audio. With external DACs delivering 116dB SNR, a 600 ohm audiophile-grade headphone amp, and customizable SBX Pro Studio enhancements, this sound card is easily the best-in-class solution around.
  •   newegg Sound Core3D Audio Processor The quad-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.
  •   newegg 3D Surround Sound SBX Pro Studio technologies allow you to control the level of audio immersion in music, movies, and games. Go far beyond ordinary 5.1 and 7.1 solutions with an enhanced sense of audio depth and spaciousness by creating virtual surround sound channels via SBX Surround.
  • newegg Sound Blaster Audio Control Module (ACM) The Audio Control Module (ACM) provides convenient desktop access to the powerful Sound Blaster Zx's 600 ohm, 80mW headphone amp, which allows any headphone or headset to reach its maximum potential in audio delivery. Equipped with a stereo beamforming microphone and coupled with exclusive Sound Core3D hardware-accelerated CrystalVoice voice enhancements, such as noise reduction and echo-cancellation technologies, the ACM lets users communicate or record even while audio is playing through desktop speakers.
  • newegg Crystal Clear Communication The CrystalVoice suite of technologies ensures you’ll experience crystal clear communications while using VOIP services, chatting, or gaming as well as providing a set of enhancements to ensure that recordings are of studio quality.

Sound Blaster Zx


Product Name Sound Blaster ZxR Sound Blaster Zx Sound Blaster Z
  Sound Blaster ZxR Sound Blaster Zx Sound Blaster Z
Newegg Part No. 29-102-050 29-102-049 29-102-048
 
General  
Audio Processor Sound Core3D Sound Core3D Sound Core3D
Audio Resolution 24-Bit 24-Bit 24-Bit
Digital Audio Convertor (DAC) TI BURR-BROWN Cirrus Logic Cirrus Logic
Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR)
(20kHz Low-pass filter, A-Wgt),
@ 24-bit, 96kHz
124dB 116dB 116dB
Maximum Playback Quality 5.1 Mode : Up to 96kHz
Stereo Direct Mode : Up to 192kHz
5.1 Mode : Up to 96kHz
Stereo Direct Mode : Up to 192kHz
5.1 Mode : Up to 96kHz
Stereo Direct Mode : Up to 192kHz
Frequency Response @96kHz Front Channel Out : 10Hz to 45kHz
Rear Channel Out : 15Hz to 45kHz
Center Out : 10Hz to 45kHz
Headphone (33 ohms) : 10Hz to 45kHz
Front Channel Out : 10Hz to 45kHz
Rear Channel Out : 15Hz to 45kHz
Center Out : 10Hz to 45kHz
Headphone (33 ohms) : 10Hz to 45kHz
Front Channel Out : 10Hz to 45kHz
Rear Channel Out : 15Hz to 45kHz
Center Out : 10Hz to 45kHz
Headphone (33 ohms) : 10Hz to 45kHz
Frequency Response @192kHz (Stereo Direct Only) Front Channel Out : 10Hz to 88kHz Front Channel Out : 10Hz to 88kHz Front Channel Out : 10Hz to 88kHz
Maximum Recording Quality Up to 96kHz Up to 96kHz Up to 96kHz
I/O Ports (Main Card) Headphone : 1x Amplified 1/4" jack
Speaker Out : 2x RCA (L / R)
2x 3.5mm jacks (Rear, C/Sub)
Microphone In: 1x 1/4" jack
Headphone : 1x Amplified 3.5mm jack
Speaker Out : 3x 3.5mm jacks(F/R/C-Sub)
Line / Mic In : 1x shared 3.5mm jack
Optical Out : 1x TOSLINK
Optical In : 1x TOSLINK
Headphone : 1x Amplified 3.5mm jack
Speaker Out : 3x 3.5mm jacks(F/R/C-Sub)
Line / Mic In : 1x shared 3.5mm jack
Optical Out : 1x TOSLINK
Optical In : 1x TOSLINK
I/O Ports (DBPro card) Line In : 2x RCA (L / R)
Optical Out : 1x TOSLINK
Optical In : 1x TOSLINK
Not Applicable Not Applicable
Connection PCI-Express PCI-Express PCI-Express
600ohm Amplified Headphone Output Y - 80mw TI TPA6120 Y - Maxim MAX97220A Y - Maxim MAX97220A
Swappable OP-AMPs Y N N
Included Acesssories Audio Control Module (with built-in Beamforming Microphone) Audio Control Module (with built-in Beamforming Microphone) Beamforming Microphone
 
Audio Technology  
SBX Pro Studio
- Surround™
- Crystalizer™
- Bass™
- Smart Volume™
- Dialog Plus™
Y Y Y
CrystalVoice™
- Noise Reduction
- Smart Volume
- Acoustic Echo Cancellation
- FX
- Focus
Y Y Y
Speaker/Headphone Switch Y Y Y
 
Music & Movies  
Dolby Digital Live Encoding Encoding Encoding
DTS Connect Encoding Encoding Encoding
Upmixing of Stereo to Multi-Channels SBX Surround SBX Surround SBX Surround
 
Gaming  
Scout Mode™ Y Y Y
EAX EAX 5.0 HD EAX 5.0 HD EAX 5.0 HD
Max. No. of 3D Voices 128 128 128
Creative ALchemy Y Y Y

 


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Model

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Brand
Creative
Series
Sound Blaster Zx
Model
70SB150600000

Audio core

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Audio Chipset
Sound Core3D
Channels
5.1
Sample Rate
192KHz
Digital Audio
24-bit
SNR
116dB

Ports

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SPDIF In
TOSLINK
SPDIF Out
TOSLINK
MIC In
1 x 3.5 mm jack
Other Ports
Headphone: 1 x Amplified 3.5 mm jack

Speaker Out: 3 x 3.5 mm jacks (Front, Rear, C/Sub)

Details

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Interface
PCI Express x1
Operating Systems Supported
Microsoft Windows 10 (32/64-bit), Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Windows 7 (32/64-bit)
System Requirements
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD equivalent processor, 2.2GHz or faster recommended

Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard

1 GB RAM

>600 MB of free hard disk space

Available PCI Express (x1, x4 or x16) slot

Available CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive

Features

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Features
116dB Signal-To-Noise Ratio

SBX Pro Studio technologies

Crystal clear communication

Pristine audio recordings with ultra low latency

24-bit / 192KHz audio output

Advanced home entertainment audio

Sound Core3D audio processor

High fidelity multi-channel surround

Never unplug your headphones again

Dimensions & Weight

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Weight
3.1

Package Contents

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Package Contents
Sound Blaster Zx sound card
Sound Blaster Audio Control Module
1x Optical Cable
1x Stereo(3.5 mm)-to-RCA cable
Quick Start Leaflet
Installation CD containing:
Drivers for Windows 7 and 8
Creative Software suite
User's Guide

Plug Standards

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Electrical Outlet Plug Type
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