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Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus, 7.1 Channels, 32-bit / 384 kHz, 122 dB DNR, PCIe Sound Card

  • SKU: 13435197
  • Manufacturer: CREATIVE
  • MPN: 70SB174000003
  • Availability: USUALLY SHIPS WITHIN 3-5 DAYS
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Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus, 7.1 Channels, 32-bit / 384 kHz, 122 dB DNR, PCIe Sound Card

Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus—Now with Dolby Digital Live and DTS Encoding for more surround sound delivery options!

Be one of the proud OPs showing off their gaming rigs on r/battlestations! The Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus is a perfect convergence between aesthetics and performance that features a SABRE32 ultra-class hi-res PCI-e gaming sound card and DAC with customizable RGB LEDs on its body, and comes with an included RGB LED strip. It also features our award-winning Xamp discrete headphone amp that utilizes a bi-amplification technology, as well as our full suite of industry-leading audio processing technologies including Surround Virtualization.

Interface/Power PCI-e bus power, +5V for Aurora lighting (requires 4-pin molex peripheral connector from PC power supply)
Audio Technology Sound Core3D
Dynamic Range (DNR) 122 dB
Connectivity Options (Main) 1 x TOSLINK Optical Out, 1 x 1/8" (3.5mm) Mic In / Line In, 1 x 1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone / Headset Out, 1 x 1/8" Front Out, 1 x 1/8" Rear Out, 1 x 1/8" Center / Sub Out, 1 x Front Panel Header
Headphone Amp Output Impedance: 1Ω, Low Gain: 16—149 Ω (+0 dB), Supported Headphone Impedance: 16—600Ω
Audio Technologies CrystalVoice
Scout Mode
DTS Connect Encoding
Dolby Digital Live Encoding
Supported Operating Systems Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10
Dimensions 145 x 20 x 128 mm
ASIO Playback & Recording
Platform PCI-e
Recommended Usage Gaming
Home Entertainment
DAC Dynamic Range: 122 dB, THD+N (DAC): 0.00032[%]
System Requirements/ Windows
  • 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
  • Available PCI-e slot
Package Content
  • Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus
  • 1 x LED Strip (30cm / 10 LEDs)
  • 1 x Extension Cable
  • Quick Start Leaflet
  • Warranty Leaflets
WARRANTY 1-year Limited Hardware Warranty