Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer

PCI Sound Card

Xtreme Fidelity audio for games, music and movies.


Turbo charge your gaming experience with Xtreme Fidelity audio!

The Sound Blaster® X-Fi™ XtremeGamer sound card delivers faster audio performance and intense, realistic sound in all your games. Headphone surround sound is better too - so good, you'll swear you're listening to multichannel speakers - and your games will sound richer as you hear all of the crisp, clear highs and bone-crushing lows you've been missing. It's Sound Blaster...on steroids!


Get the speed you need when every second counts

Win big with a powerful, completely new audio processing engine that boosts real game performance by up to 15% over motherboard audio and still gives you the fullest audio effects possible!
Track your enemies with X-Fi CMSS-3D

Hear your enemies before they find you

X-Fi CMSS®-3D Headphone creates nine virtual speakers over stereo headphones for positional audio that's so accurate you can actually locate enemies by sound. Multichannel speakers are even better with audio cues that let you hear exactly where they are - even between speakers.

Immerse yourself in a new dimension of sound

Bullets whiz past your head. Explosions shake the room. Take reality to the next level with EAX® ADVANCED HD™1 sound effects in games.
X-Fi Crystalizer revitalizes your gaming audio

Get lost in the details

Revitalize your compressed game sounds with X-Fi Crystalizer™ and hear crisp, sharp gunshots and deep, booming explosions for the most intense gaming experience ever.
Windows 8 Compatible

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.


Restore the details and vibrance with X-Fi Crystalizer

Restore the details and vibrance to your music and movies

X-Fi Crystalizer technology restores the detail and vibrance to your compressed music and movies. All the highs and lows are intelligently enhanced so you'll hear everything in crystal clarity.
X-Fi CMSS-3D expands your stereo music and movies into surround sound X-Fi CMSS-3D technology expands your stereo MP3s and digital movies into surround sound over multichannel speakers, stereo speakers or even headphones. Voices are centered in front of you and ambient sounds are moved all around you.

Cinematic surround sound from DVD movies

Enjoy cinematic DVD movie experiences with PowerDVD software featuring DTS-ES® and Dolby Digital® EX decoding. (Requires download via Internet connection).


Get the most advanced features and effects for music and audio creation available in a consumer solution.

  • Near transparent conversion to and from any resolution
  • Digital-matched recording capabilities in resolutions from 44.1kHz to 96kHz
  • ASIO support with as low as one millisecond latency
  • Up to eight different hardware effects
  • 24-bit SoundFont® sampling, and 3D MIDI

1 Supported in Windows Vista™ via OpenAL / Creative ALchemy.

A Closer Look

    • Audio Technology X-Fi
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) 109dB
    • Connectivity Options (Main) Speaker Out: 4 x 3.5mm jacks
      Line In / Mic In / Optical Out1: 1 x shared 3.5mm jack
      1Optical Out supports stereo SPDIF
    • Max Channel Output 7.1 Channels, Digital / SPDIF Out
    • Audio Technologies X-Fi
    • Supported Operating Systems Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® XP SP2 or higher, Windows Vista® SP1 or higher
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    • System Requirements
    • Windows XP:

      • Genuine Intel® Pentium® III 1 GHz, AMD® 1 GHz processor or faster
      • Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard chipset
      • Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Window XP Pro x64
      • 256MB RAM
      • 600MB of free hard disk space
      • Available PCI 2.1 slot for the audio card
      • CD-ROM/CD-RW or CD/DVD-ROM required for software installation
      • Graphics card with DirectX® 9 and OpenGL® compliant 3D graphics accelerator
      • Internet connection is required to obtain free PowerDVD players with Dolby® Digital and DTS™ decoding

      Windows Vista™:

      • Genuine Intel® Pentium® III 1 GHz, AMD® 1 GHz processor or faster
      • Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard chipset
      • Microsoft Windows Vista™ 32-bit or 64-bit
      • 512 MB RAM
      • 600 MB of free hard disk space
      • Available PCI 2.1 compliant slot (PCI 2.2 and 2.3 also supported)
      • Headphones or amplified speakers (available separately)
      • CD-ROM drive installed
      • Internet connection is required to obtain free PowerDVD players with Dolby® Digital and DTS™ decoding
    • Download Drivers
    • Manuals / Safety and Regulatory information
      • Sound Blaster X-Fi PCI card
      • Quick Start leaflet
      • Installation and Applications CD containing:
        • Drivers for Windows® XP
        • Creative Software Suite1
        • User's Guide

      1 Creative Karaoke Player not included.

    • 1-year Limited Hardware Warranty


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