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Sound Blaster Zx

High Performance PCIe Gaming Sound Card




Clad in brilliant red shielding and featuring glowing LED lighting that will be the highlight of any power gaming rig, Sound Blaster Zx is the bad boy of the Sound Blaster Z-Series ultra-high-performance sound cards. With an impressive 116dB SNR and bursting with high-grade hardware and software features, this complete home entertainment audio system is hard to beat.

Audio Performance

116dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio

A signal to noise ratio or SNR of 116dB means your audio will be more than 99.99% pristine, which is 35.4 times better than motherboard audio.

Content Creation

Pristine audio recordings with ultra low latency

Enjoy reduced latency with Audio Stream Input/Output (ASIO) support with the Sound Blaster Zx. Hear your audio recordings come to life!

24-bit / 192kHz audio output

Stereo Direct lets you listen to your music pure and unprocessed at the amazing bit rate of 24-bit 192 kHz.

Advanced entertainment audio

Experience like never before the power of Sound Blaster audio today! With Sound Blaster Zx's gold-plated connectors, speaker optimization technology and digital content encoding capability, you can be assured of only the best digital audio possible.

Sound Enhancement

SBX Pro Studio™ technologies

SBX Pro Studio™ sound technologies create unprecedented levels of audio realism, including stunning 3D surround effects for your speakers and headsets. Learn more about SBX Pro Studio™ technologies.

Crystal clear communication

In gaming, if you're not communicating, you're not winning. Experience crystal clear communication with your teammates with the CrystalVoice™ suite of technologies that removes echoes, ambient noises and picks up your voice from within a zone (Voice Focus). It also maintains your voice level even if you are near or further away from the microphone. Understand how CrystalVoice™ technologies work.

Sound Core3D audio processor

The multi-core Sound Core3D™ audio processor is designed to offload SBX Pro Studio and CrystalVoice effects processing from your primary CPU, improving your overall PC performance, resulting in drastically superior audio and voice quality.

High fidelity multi-channel surround

Connect to your home theatre system through a single digital cable and enjoy cinematic DVD movies by transforming any stereo or multi-channel streams into high fidelity immersive surround sound.

Never unplug your headphones again

With the Sound Blaster Z-series Control Panel, just toggle between your headphone and speaker system with a flip of a switch.

Customer Reviews


Have tested various option and found the product quality is good.

H. K. Tan

Excellent Sound Card, I am very pleased with its sound quality.



A Closer Look


Audio Technology
Sound Core3D
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)
116 dB
Connectivity Options (Main)
Speaker Out:
3 x 3.5 mm jacks (Front, Rear, C/Sub)
Optical Out:
Optical In:
1 x Amplified 3.5 mm jack
Line / Mic In:
1 x 3.5 mm jack
Max Channel Output
5.1 Channels
Audio Technologies
Scout Mode
DTS Connect Encoding
SBX Pro Studio
Dolby Digital Technology
Frequency Response: 100Hz to 20kHz
Sensitivity: -37dB
Beamforming: Yes (Built into Audio Control Module)
Microphone Type: Dual-array Noise Canceling Condenser
Supported Operating Systems
Windows® 8, Windows® 10, Windows® 7
Audio Fidelity
Up to 24-bit / 192 kHz
Included Accessories
Audio Control Module (with Beamforming Microphone Built-in)
ASIO 2.0
PC - PCI-e x1
Recommended Usage
Home Entertainment

System Requirements

  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or AMD® equivalent processor, 2.2GHz or faster recommended.
  • Intel®, AMD® or 100% compatible motherboard
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10 (32/64-bit), Windows® 8 (32/64-bit), Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)
  • 1 GB RAM
  • >600 MB of free hard disk space
  • Available PCI Express® (x1, x4 or x16) slot
  • Available CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive


Package Contents

  • Sound Blaster Zx sound card
  • Sound Blaster Audio Control Module
  • 1x Optical Cable
  • 1x Stereo(3.5mm)-to-RCA cable
  • Quick Start Leaflet
  • Installation CD containing:
    • Drivers for Windows 7 and 8
    • Creative Software suite
    • User's Guide



1-year Limited Hardware Warranty