Estimated delivery 2020-01-30
High performance PCIe sound card from Z series that elevates the standards of technology and performance for the future of PC gaming and entertainment, including a DBPro daughter board and Audio Control Module for unrivalled audio playback and content creation. With an impressive 124dB signal-to-noise ratio it offers more than 99.99% pristine audio, which is 89.1 times better than motherboard audio. Equipped with SBX Pro Studio sound technologies it creates unprecedented levels of audio realism, including stunning 3D surround effects for speakers and headsets. The CrystalVoice suite of technologies removes echoes, ambient noises and picks up the voice from within a zone (Voice Focus) for crystal clear communication. It also maintains the voice level even if user is near or further away from the microphone. The reduced latency with Audio Stream Input/Output (ASIO) drivers support ensures pristine audio recordings, while the 24-bit/192kHz Stereo Direct audio output allows for listening to pure and unprocessed music. The sound card is equipped with gold-plated connectors, speaker optimization technology and digital content encoding capability, assuring the best digital audio possible. The multi-core Sound Core3D audio processor is designed to offload SBX Pro Studio and CrystalVoice effects processing from the primary CPU, improving the overall PC performance, resulting in drastically superior audio and voice quality. The high-quality DBPro daughter board utilizes only audiophile-grade components such as 123dB analogue-to-digital converters (ADCs) with RCA Aux-in and optical inputs for outstanding recording quality. With the 600 ohm headphone amplifier, it allows for studio-grade monitoring as well. Accessible Audio Control Module incorporates a built-in microphone array and mic/headphone I/O connections. The sound card can be also connected to home theatre system through a single digital cable and transform any stereo or multi-channel streams into high fidelity immersive surround sound. It comes supplied with the Sound Blaster Z-series Control Panel software that allows to switch between headphones or speaker system.