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Creative Sound Blaster Z SBX PCIE Gaming Sound Card with Beamforming Microphone View larger Creative Sound Blaster Z SBX PCIE Gaming Sound Card with Beamforming Microphone This Sound Blaster Z is an ideal all-round solution for your PC gaming and entertainment needs. It comes complete with the Sound Blaster beamforming microphone for crystal clear voice communication. Our Sound Blaster product philosophy comes from a total system approach. We've designed the Z series cards to give the best experience for not only those wishing to experience content, but those wanting to create it as well. This includes optimizations for voice chat and recording in addition to all of the amazing SBX Studio Pro audio output enhancements. High-Quality Connections The Z card is equipped with gold plated connection points to ensure the card delivers the best possible audio signal. 3.5mm gold plated headphone jack driven by the 600 Ohm Maxim MAX97220 amp 3.5mm gold plated microphone jack 3.5mm gold plated 5.1 channel connections TOSLINK digital audio input and outputs What's in the Box? Sound Blaster Z sound card, Sound Blaster Beamforming Microphone, Quick Start Leaflet, Installation CD containing: Drivers for Windows, Creative Software Suite, User’s Guide 116db Signal-To-Noise Ratio A signal to noise ratio or SNR of 116dB means your audio will be >99.99% pure audio which is 34.4 times better than motherboard audio. SBX Pro Studio Technologies Experience awe-inspiring audio with the SBX Pro Studio suite of technologies that immerses you in your games and movies with amazing detail and a 360-degree true-to-life sound stage. Crystal Voice Technologies 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. Sound Core3D Audio Processor The quad-core Sound Core3D audio processor is to 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. Sound Blaster Beamforming Microphone When used with CrystalVoice Focus, the bundled beamforming microphone creates an acoustic zone and suppresses noise outside it, enabling you to be heard with amazing clarity. Which Creative Soundcard is Right for You? Sound Blaster ZxR Sound Blaster Zx Sound Blaster Z Audio Processor 2x Sound Core3D Sound Core3D Sound Core3D Audio Resolution 24-Bit/96 kHz 24-Bit/96 kHz 24-Bit/96 kHz Digital Audio Converter TI Burr-Brown with Fine Gold Caps Cirrus Logic Cirrus Logic Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR)(20kHz Low-pass filter, A-Wgt), @24-bi, 96kHz 124dB 116dB 116dB I/O Ports (Main Card) Headphone: 1x Amplified 1/4" jackSpeaker Out: 2x RCS (L/R)2x 3.5mm jacks (Rear, C/Sub)Mircrophone In: 1x 1/4" jack Headphone: 1x Amplified 3.5mm jackSpeaker Out: 3x 3.5mm jacks (F/R/C-Sub)Line/Mic In: 1x shared 3.5mm jackOptical Out: 1x TOSLINKOptical In: 1x TOSLINK Headphone: 1x Amplified 3.5mm jackSpeaker Out: 3x 3.5mm jacks (F/R/C-Sub)Line/Mic In: 1x shared 3.5mm jackOptical Out: 1x TOSLINKOptical In: 1x TOSLINK I/O Ports (DBPro Card) Line In: 2x RC (L/R)Optical Out: 1x TOSLINKOptical In: 1x TOSLINK N/A N/A Digital Audio Converter TI Burr-Brown with Fine Gold Caps Cirrus Logic Cirrus Logic Shielding EMI and Copper Plating EMI EMI Included Accessories Audio Control Module(with built-in Beamforming Microphone) Audio Control Module(with built-in Beamforming Microphone) Beamforming Microphone
Includes an external high quality dual-microphone array standard with card
Features Sound Core3D Audio Processor for accelerating advanced audio and voice technologies
SBX Pro Studio sound technologies create unprecedented levels of audio realism including stunning 3D surround effects for your speakers and headsets
Delivers 116dB SNR, plus audiophile-grade capacitors and gold-plated I/O connectivity
Use the Sound Blaster Control Panel just toggle between you headphone and speakers system with a flip of a switch