This option is useful for playing games with a legacy controller that does not feature USB. Good sound quality but prone to hardware failure. P38 Military Survival Can Opener. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I disabled the intigraded soundcard my motherboard came with first, then I installed the latest driver for my OS dir ectly from Creative Labs website. April Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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Rather, the idea is to reverse the effects of dynamic range compressionan analog technique that was and is used during the production of most s and newer Audio CDs with the exception of some classical music recordings to make them sound louder at the same volume level setting, as it was found that subjectively louder CDs get more airplay and sell better. Well they did and it does.

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi PCI (SB) Sound Card | eBay

Buy in bulk and save. The X-Audio does provide a good value with decent performance, stability, and last but not least, is does sound good.

There are also 8 built-in EAX effects which can be enabled by the ab0460. For more details, read the rest of this web release note. The X-Fi features are implemented entirely in the software. Follow the instructions on the screen. Prior experience with this model card was the main reason for the purchase since it was known that the sound quality was very good and that it would work in my PC.


Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Specs – CNET

This card was purchased to replace one which had failed. Introduction Does anyone out there remember playing Wing Commander without a sound card? If you are Creative you could apply all that power to do sophisticated real time effects with audio streams. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.

This is Smart Volume Management. How To Receive Warranty Service. Launch reviews did not support Creative’s claims of higher performance, however, with even the top-end 64 MB equipped model falling slightly behind the older Audigy cards.

This option is useful for playing games with a legacy controller that does not feature USB. This item doesn’t belong on this page. In the case of Creative’s X-Fi, we give you both! The completely re-engineered game audio processing engine helps free up demands on your PC’s processor increasing overall performance.

This card is a sound processor that examines audio streams in real-time to refine and enhance them. This ain’t yo Daddy’s SoundBlaster.

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi PCI (SB0460) Sound Card

It requires Creative proprietary drivers and is not supported under Linux OS. It requires some degree of driver support from the audio hardware manufacturer.

Very great service and great people to work with. X-Fi Audio Module [32].


I am stuck with a computer that I can’t play music of videos until my sound card wants to work 10 – 20 minutes later. To install the application Download the file onto your local hard disk.

Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum SB0460 7.1 Channel PCI Sound Card Windows 10 Compatible

A significant portion of the audio processing unit was devoted to this resampling engine. Oh, Creative has had their competition, but by tooth or by nail, it pretty much owned the entire sound card market since. X-f to the purchase I made sure Software and Drivers were available. To achieve this loudness without introducing strong distortionpoints in the signal where the volume reaches a maximum are compressed which means creatiev this case: CMSS can shape the multi-channel sound to headphones or mix up mono or stereo for multi-speaker listening.

Thank you from EWay hardware company in Taiwan. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Ab0460 View history. They said there was nothing wrong wtih the card and wouldn’t give me a RMA number to get it fixed.