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Sound Blaster X3, 7.1 Channels, 32-bit / 192KHz, 115 dB DNR, USB Sound Card

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Sound Blaster X3, 7.1 Channels, 32-bit / 192KHz, 115 dB DNR, USB Sound Card

Raising the bar for your desktop movie experience, X3 comes packed full of features that promise the best cinematic experience at home, regardless of your preference for speakers or headphones. It is the world's first external multi-channel USB DAC and Amp to feature our award-winning Super X-Fi technology, as well as 7.1 discrete surround on speakers, 7.1 virtual surround on headphones, and Dolby Digital Live1. Coupled with high-quality audio components that power hi-res 32-bit / 192 kHz playback at 115 dB DNR / SNR, you can be sure that audio is delivered with studio-level precision and clarity.

And when it comes to versatility, the X3 is unmatched. Featuring a myriad of connectivity options including a USB-C port, Optical-out, and Line-in that makes it compatible with most audio devices, X3 is set to redefine your movie and gaming experience at the comfort of your home.

  • 7.1 Channels Hi-res
  • 32-bit 192KHz
  • USB Type-C Interface
  • Super X-Fi
  • CrystalVoice
  • Scout Mode
  • Home Entertainment
Weight 330g
Dimensions 129 mm x 129 mm x 40.6 mm
Dynamic Range (DNR) 115 dB
Audio Technology Sound Blaster Acoustic Engine, Super X-Fi
Max. Playback Quality Sampling Rate (Playback) :
Direct Mode:
Playback Resolution (Stereo): PCM 16/24/32-bit / 48.0, 96.0, 192.0 kHz
Playback Resolution (Optical Out): PCM 16/24-bit / 48.0, 96.0, 192.0 kHz
Surround 7.1: PCM 16/24/32-bit / 48.0, 96.0, 192.0 kHz
Dolby Digital Live: 16-bit, 48.0 kHz
Max. Recording Quality Line-in:
16/24-bit, 48.0, 96.0, 192.0 kHz
Mic-in:
16/24-bit / 48.0, 96.0, 192,0 kHz
What-U-Hear
16/24-bit, 48.0, 96.0, 192.0 kHz
Connectivity Options (Main) 1 x TOSLINK Optical Out, 1 x ″ Rear Out, 1 x ″ Center / Sub Out, 1 x 1/8″ Headphone / Headset Jack, 1 x 1/8″ Ext. Mic-in Jack, 1 x ″ Front-out, 1 x ″ Side Out Jack, 1 x USB-C port for PC / Mac, 1 x ″ Line-in Jack
Headphone Amp Supported Headphone Impedance: 32–600Ω, Low Gain: 32–149Ω (1.2V RMS @ 32Ω, 1.5V RMS @ 150Ω), High Gain: 150–600Ω (2.3V RMS @ 150Ω, 2.9V RMS @ 600Ω)
Audio Technologies CrystalVoice
Scout Mode
Supported Operating Systems Windows® 7, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Mac OS X v10.12 and above
Included Accessories USB-A to USB-C Cable (2m / 6.56 ft)
DAC Dynamic Range (Stereo): 115 dB, THD+N (Stereo): 0.0004%
ADC Dynamic Range: 104 dB, THD+N: 0.0017%
Power USB Bus Powered, USB-C
Recommended Usage Home Entertainment
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Windows® OS
  • Intel® Core™i3 or AMD® equivalent processor
  • Intel, AMD, or 100% compatible motherboard
  • Microsoft® Windows 10 32 / 64-bit, Windows 8.1 / 8.0 32 / 64-bit, Windows 7 32 / 64-bit
  • 1 GB RAM
  • > 600 MB of free hard disk space
  • USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 port
Mac® OS
  • Mac OS X® 10.12 or higher
  • 1 GB RAM
  • USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 port
PS4
  • Firmware Ver 5.0 or later
  • Available USB port
PS5
  • Firmware Ver 20 or later
  • Available USB port
Nintendo Switch
  • Switch OS 5.0 or later
  • Available USB port (in docking mode)
  • External USB Power (not included)
  • Voice communications is title dependent
Android ^
  • Android OS Ver 7.0 or later
  • Device must have built-in Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support
iOS ^
  • iOS Ver 11.0 or later
  • Device must have built-in Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support

^ Use as a remote controller for Sound Blaster X3 on PS4 / Nintendo Switch only, does not support Bluetooth audio streaming

PACKAGE CONTENTS
  • Sound Blaster X3
  • USB Type-A to Type-C Cable
  • Quick Start Guide and Leaflets
  • Warranty Leaflets
WARRANTY 1-year Limited Hardware Warranty