The Complete Desktop Audio System: Sound Blaster Zx.
The Sound Blaster Zx is part of the ultra high-performance Z-Series of Sound Blaster® PCI-Express sound cards, elevating the standards of technology and performance for the future of gaming and entertainment on the PC. Clad in brilliant red EMI shielding and featuring glowing LED lighting, the Sound Blaster Zx is the bad boy of the Sound Blaster Z-Series, with an attention-grabbing design that ideally complements any power gaming rig.
116dB Signal-To-Noise RatioA signal to noise ratio or SNR of 116dB means your audio will be more than 99.99% pristine, which is 35.4 times better than motherboard audio.
SBX Pro Studio™ technologiesSBX 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.
Crystal clear communicationIn gaming, if you're not communicating, you're not winning. Experience crystal clear commmunication 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.
Advanced home entertainment audioExperience like never before the power of Sound Blaster audio with your home entertainment today! With Sound Blaster Zx's gold-plated connectors, speaker optimization technology and digital content encoding capability, you can be assured of only the best digital audio possible.
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 processorWe designed the quad-core Sound Core3D™ audio processor 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.
High fidelity multi-channel surroundConnect 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.
|Output Level (Full Scale)||
|Maximum DAC Resolution||
|SNR (20kHz Low-pass filter, A-Wgt), @ 24-bit, 96kHz||
|Frequency Response @ 96kHz||
|Frequency Response @ 192kHz(Stereo only)||
|Supported Output||Stereo/2.1 Speakers|
|Headphone||1 x Amplified 1/8" mini jack|
|Speaker Out||3 x 1/8" mini jacks|
|Line In / Microphone In||Shared 1/8" mini jack|
Minimum System Requirements
- Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or AMD® equivalent processor, 2.2GHz or faster recommended.
- Intel®, AMD® or 100% compatible motherboard
- Microsoft® 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 CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive