Treat your ears to the ultimate audio experience for digital music, DVDs and games by upgrading your desktop with the X-Fi Forte 7.1 sound card from AuzenTech. The card supports Dolby Digital Live and DTS-Connect. Dolby Digital Live converts any audio signal into a Dolby Digital bitstream for playback through a home-theater system via a single cable. DTS-Connect enabled PCs are capable of playing full surround sound from DTS-enabled movies, music and games, as well as providing surround sound from normal stereo sources.
Installation is simple and straightforward. Just seat the card in a vacant PCI Express card slot in your desktop and install the drivers from the included disk and you’re ready to connect your speakers and enjoy high-quality audio.
PCI Express Audio ProcessorThe AuzenTech X-Fi Forte features Creative Labs' native-PCI Express audio processor that can take full advantage of the higher-throughput of the PCI Express bus.
Dolby Digital LiveThe on-board Dolby Digital Live real-time content encoder generates a Dolby Digital bit stream from any PC sound source to unleash the full surround sound potential of your home theater system. Simply connect your PC to a Dolby Digital enabled AV receiver or devices via a single cable connection and start enjoying thrilling surround sound from 3D games, DVDs, music and more.
DTS InteractiveDTS Interactive encodes any digital sound source into DTS Digital Surround for transport and playback through any DTS-enabled system via a signal cable connection, such as powered PC speakers, an A/V receiver or any other DTS- compatible surround decoder sound system, eliminating the hassle of multiple cables and ensuring audio signal integrity.
EAX ADVANCED HD 5.0EAX ADVANCED HD 5.0 delivers incredibly realistic gaming audio. Drench yourself in an exceptionally dynamic and sensational gaming world.
Built-In Headphone AmplifierThe AuzenTech X-Fi Forte boasts an independent headphone amplifier to achieve the best possible listening quality with your stereo headphone.
Low Profile BracketThe AuzenTech X-Fi Forte sound card features a low-profile design, ideal for space constrained systems such as an HTPC case.
Learn more about the Auzentech X-Fi Forte 7.1
X-Fi Forte 7.1
3.5mm(1/8") stereo mini-phone jack
4 x 1/8" Stereo mini phone jack for Line outputs
3.5mm(1/8") mini phone jack
1 x 10-pin(5x2) Front audio header with Intel HD Audio Compatible 1 x RCA/TOSLINK Combo jack for S/PDIF transmission 1 x 2-piS/PDIF input connector Creative proprietary AND_EXT, DID_EXE connector for X-Fi I/O driver
PCI Express x1
Operating Systems Supported
Microsoft Windows XP / Vista
Security: The PCI-Express independent data transfer structure provides secure performance, important because audio requires continuous-secure data processing.
Sound: With a D/A converter of 120dB level, high end audio components, and an analog design tuned for peak performance, the X-Fi Forte is designed to provide the best audio possible for Music, Games and Movies. End-users can further tune the audio via the replaceable OPAMP for the front audio (L/R).
Performance: By using the latest Creative native PCI express chipset, the Auzentech X-Fi Forte provides high performance audio processing on-board while freeing system resources for other tasks. With 64MB X-Ram, it processes complicated 3D sound effects with ease.
Low Profile Audio Card Developed around Creative X-Fi Native PCI Express audio processor Support for Dolby Digital Live for Windows XP and Vista Support for DTS Neo:PC & DTS Interactive for Vista Low-profile and standard-profile brackets included.
The Auzen X-Fi Forte 7.1 is Auzentech's first Low Profile native PCI Express audio card designed especially for gamers and audiophiles. Compared to the X-Fi chipset reference design, the X-Fi Forte improves the circuitry and upgrades the components. Auzentech engineers created the X-Fi Forte for customers who have asked for a "high-end, low profile" sound card that would thrill music-, movie-, and gaming-enthusiasts alike.