Sound Blaster Digital Music Premium HD

USB Audiophile Sound Card

A premium USB HD quality audio system designed with audiophile grade quality components.



The Sound Blaster X-Fi HD is a USB audiophile-grade sound card with premium connectivity for your notebook or PC.

The front panel includes a conveniently located 1/4" microphone input and 1/4" headphone jack with a studio quality headphone amp and volume control. The rear panel features optical I/O, gold-plated stereo RCA I/O plus an integrated phono preamp for direct recording of your vinyl collection from your turntable.

The bundled Media Toolbox software lets you record, convert, enhance and organize your digital music files easily while SBX Pro Studio technology brings you the same great audio experience found in live performances, films, and recording studios.

Premium USB Sound Blaster quality

Audiophile-grade components deliver unsurpassed USB sound card audio quality with a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of 114dB.

SBX Pro Studio for unprecedented audio realism

Unique SBX Pro Studio technology enhances all of your music, movies and games for maximum enjoyment regardless of your source material.

Direct recording from your turntable

Phono preamp with RIAA EQ allows direct connection of your turntable to the USB sound card to conveniently convert your vinyl to CDs or MP3s.

Superior headphone experience

High quality headphone amp supports studio-quality headphones (e.g. <=330Ohms) for discerning audiophiles.

Convenient Connectivity

Gold-plated connectivity for maximum signal quality, easily accessible front-mounted headphone and microphone jacks with convenient volume control.

Versatile audio software

Creative Media Toolbox software allows you to record, playback, cleanup and organize your digital music files easily.

Works with Windows 8

We have updated audio drivers that will allow you to enjoy the ultimate in Sound Blaster performance in Windows 8.

Click here to download the latest drivers.

Note: Sound Blaster Digital Music Premium HD is also known as Sound Blaster X-Fi HD in certain regions.

Customer Reviews

  • A. Heron

    Excellent upgrade from onboard soundcard. Using with Optical out I get clean sound with no ground loop hum.

  • T. W. Tan

    Sound good. Exceed my expectations..

  • J. Boshoff

    I had a tricky problem to solve and the Creative HD was the perfect solution. Very happy and can recommended it highly.

A Closer Look

    • Audio Technology X-Fi
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) 114dB
    • Connectivity Options (Main) Line Out: 2 x RCA jacks
      1Equipped with RIAA EQ (equalization)
      Line / Phono1 In: 2 x RCA jacks
      Headphone Out: 1 x 1/4" jack
      Microphone In: 1 x 1/4" jack
      Optical Out: 1 x TOSLINK
      Optical In: 1 x TOSLINK
    • Max Channel Output Stereo
    • Audio Technologies Audio Technology, SBX Pro Studio
    • Supported Operating Systems Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® XP SP2 or higher, Windows Vista® SP1 or higher, Windows® 10
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    • System Requirements
      • Microsoft® Windows® 10, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP (Professional x64 Edition, Service Pack 2 or above)
      • Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD® equivalent processor, 2.2 GHz or faster
      • Available USB port
      • 1 GB RAM
      • 600 MB of free hard disk space
      • Headphones or amplified speakers (available separately)
      • CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive for software installation
      • Internet connection

      Note: Sound Blaster Digital Music Premium HD is also known as Sound Blaster X-Fi HD in certain regions.

    • Manuals / Safety and Regulatory information
      • Sound Blaster Digital Music Premium HD
      • Warranty leaflet
      • Quick Start Guide
      • 55mm RCA (male) to mini-jack (female) cable
      • USB cable (1.5m)
      • Installation CD
      • Media Toolbox 6 CD

      Note: Sound Blaster Digital Music Premium HD is also known as Sound Blaster X-Fi HD in certain regions.


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