Sound BlasterX Kratos S5

2.1 Gaming Speaker System with Customizable RGB Lighting

The BlasterX Kratos S5 is the best-in-class 2.1 gaming speaker system with Aurora Reactive lighting system designed to elevate your listening pleasure for gaming and music. Packing powerful 4” satellite drivers and 6.5” subwoofer driver in wooden enclosures, the Kratos S5 delivers clear highs, detailed mid-range, and deep bass. When connected to your PC or Mac via USB, you can also enjoy High-quality 24-bit/96kHz digital audio playback.




Light up Your Game with the Aurora Reactive Lighting System

The Aurora Reactive lighting system gives you ambient lighting to accompany your games with its fully customizable 16 million colours LED lighting1. You may choose from six presets or customize colors and patterns to match your other RGB-enabled peripherals or fully integrate with other Aurora Reactive lighting system-enabled products.

Audio Performance

Best-in-class 2.1 System

Built entirely out of wood for better resonance damping, the Kratos S5 enclosures deliver fuller, warmer, more natural sound than plastic-based designs. The full-range satellites are optimized and designed with larger volume capacity to produce clear highs and detailed mid-range audio. The custom-tuned, down-firing subwoofer with port-tube design pumps out deep dynamic bass for massive gaming, superb movie and rich bass-centric music playback without distortion.

Precision with 24-bit/96khz USB

The Kratos S5 levels up your sound experience to true audio fidelity on PC or Mac like never before. Simply connect to it via USB to enjoy 24-bit/96kHz resolution playback.


Blasterx Acoustic Engine Pro Audio Enhancements

Experience enhanced levels of audio realism with immersive virtual 7.1 surround sound, clearer cues and bass boost through the fully customizable Sound Blaster Connect software for PC.


Extend Your Entertainment Options

Use the dual RCA-to-stereo adapter and connect the speakers to your LCD TV or DVD player and enjoy solid audio entertainment.

Audio Controls at Your Finger Tips

Control volume conveniently through the easy-to-access audio control pod. The pod also provides hassle-free connection for your headset and microphone.

1 The Aurora Reactive system is fully customizable when the Kratos S5 is connected via USB.


  • Tech Radar

    While audiophiles might not give the Sound BlasterX Kratos S5 a second look, its sound quality and experience is excellent for gaming and movie watching on your PC. As far as computer speaker systems go, we’d rank this 4 out of 5 and pin it with our recommended award for its gaming-quality sound and its added features.

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  • GameScouts

    Low cost, high quality materials, fantastic sound, and a customizable experience all combine to create one of the best systems money can buy right now. I cannot recommend it more, and I can’t see myself switching this speaker system out any time soon.

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  • gametyrant

    Look, you can have pretty rainbow colors and every feature under the sun but if the performance and sound quality is poor, in my eyes, it's all for naught. Luckily, the KRATOS S5 absolutely pumps quality sound for music, movies, and most of all, gaming. It's compact yet completely fills my large office with solid audio.

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  • Venture Beat

    The Kratos S5 2.1 speaker system is an ideal audio solution for your gaming PC. It can go from detailed quiet moments to a cacophony of gunfire, roaring engines, and explosions in an instant without losing any precision. That makes it another easy recommendation.

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  • Pro-Clockers

    We love the Sound Blaster Kratos S5 for its rich wooden sound, clear mid tones and punctuated highs. The flexibility of connections is unmatched in this price range and provide multi-functionality for one price. The Kratos gave us more heart pumping gaming action that we’ve seen in years. Leave it to Sound BlasterX to roar in with a set of speakers to make you love that heart pumping gaming sensation again!

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  • Truly Gadgets

    The Creative Sound BlasterX Kratos S5 is an incredible bargain- well worth the price tag even if you don’t need the special effects, but a great bonus for anyone who enjoys some flair with their sound.

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  • The Gadgeteer

    I feel the product is worth the price and my system has been significantly upgraded to the point where I used my headset only when competitively gaming. If you are looking to upgrade your PC speakers, I would highly recommend taking a look at the Creative Kratos S5 gaming speakers.

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  • TechAeris

    At this price, you’re getting a solid set of speakers with a great build quality and impressive sound. They’ll take whatever audio you throw at them and if you’re into all of the crazy lighting, they’ve got you covered there too.

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Customer Reviews

  • J. Seidell

    the best USB speakers available in 2017! The LED light bar and software that drives them just adds to the eye pleasure!

  • C. Pereira

    With the USB port the sound is astonishing.

A Closer Look

    • Dimensions (H x W x D) Subwoofer: 306 x 220 x 260 mm, Satellite: 198.5 x 118 x 120 mm
    • Weight Subwoofer: 3.4 kg, Satellite: 0.8kg x 2
    • Drivers Satellite: 4″, Subwoofer: 6.5″
    • Frequency Response 55 Hz ~ 20 kHz
    • System Configuration 2.1 system
    • Connector Type USB, Analog
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    • System Requirements
    • Windows
      • Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD® equivalent processor (2.8 GHz or faster recommended)
      • Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard
      • Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit, Windows 10 32-bit, Microsoft® Windows 8.1/8.0 32/64 bit, Windows 7 32/64 bit
      • 1GB RAM
      • >600 MB of free hard disk space
      • Available USB 2.0 port

      • Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher
      • 1GB RAM
      • >600 MB of free hard disk space
      • Available USB 2.0 port
    • Download Software
    • Manuals / Safety and Regulatory information
      • 2 x Sound BlasterX Kratos S5 satellites
      • 1 x Sound BlasterX Kratos S5 subwoofer
      • 1 x Micro USB Cable (1.8M)
      • 1 x power cord
      • 1 Warranty and Technical Support Booklet
      • 1 Quick Start Guide
      • 1 Safety and regulatory leaflet
    • 1-year Limited Hardware Warranty


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