This week Creative unveiled their new audiophile-grade gaming sound card called the Creative BlasterX AE-5.
The card is particularly interesting because it is quipped with a 122 dB 32-bit / 384 kHz ESS Sabre DAC.
It also come with a custom-designed 600? discrete headphone amp, Creative’s proprietary Sound Blaster audio enhancement technologies and various other audiophile-grade components.
There will be two versions available, one is the black version and the other is a pecial-edition white card that will only be available online.
The normal version will come with a 30cm LED strip that has 10 LEDs and the special-edition version comes with 4 x LED strips.
Here are all of the features of the cards:
– 122 dB DNR Sabre-Class DAC with Industry Leading Audio Processing
– Xamp Discrete Headphone Amp
– World’s First Sound Card with Integrated RGB Controller Powered by Aurora Reactive Lighting System
– All New Scout 2.0 Feature
– 5.1 Discrete Speaker System Support
– Sound BlasterX AE-5 Pure Edition
– Full Range of Sound BlasterX Pro-Gaming Gear and the X-Fi Sonic Carrier at E3
The normal version will be available in the US for $150 and the special edition version will be available for $180.
You can find out more about the new card at the source link below.