Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro


The Sound Blaster® X-Fi™ Elite Pro is the highest-quality, most feature-complete Sound Blaster ever developed. The “top of the line” Sound Blaster X-Fi solution, the Elite Pro includes all of the standard features, application software, power and performance capabilities of the entire family of Sound Blaster X-Fi cards, in addition to professional-quality digital-to-analog converters (DACs) with 116dB SNR, and an external break-out box that provides comprehensive connectivity for your headphones and all your audio gear.

Make the most of your latest recording
This smart sound card gives you a dedicated audio creation mode plus digital and analog connections for all of your audio gear. You'll get near transparent sample rate conversion, digital-matched recording, and ASIO recording with latency as low as one millisecond and zero CPU load for the most precise audio recording capabilities in any class!

Powerful gaming performance
Rejuvenate your games with faster, smoother frame rates, intense, realistic sound effects, and X-RAM that boosts audio quality and performance even further. The X-Fi audio processing engine boosts real game performance by more than 15% over ordinary motherboard audio.

Hear your enemies before they find you
Slip on your headphones or put your multichannel speakers to work for you with positional audio that's so accurate you can locate enemies by sound.

Battle in a realistic 3D soundscape
Bullets whiz past your head. Explosions shake the room. EAX® ADVANCED HD™ delivers realistic sound effects that take your gaming experience to the next level.

Revitalize your compressed game sounds
X-Fi Crystalizer makes gunshots sound crisp and sharp and explosions really boom for the most intense gaming experience yet.

Make MP3s sound better than CDs
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.

Experience cinematic DVD movie sound
Get THX® certified surround sound plus PowerDVD software featuring DTS™ and Dolby Digital® -EX decoding for cinematic DVD movie playback (free download with purchase).

Turn 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. Experience headphone surround sound so good, you'll swear you're listening to multichannel speakers. Voices are centered in front of you and ambient sounds are moved all around you.

Enjoy clearer voice chat
Hear the difference Sound Blaster X-Fi makes to your voice communications. Whether you're chatting in game or catching up with distant friends, every voice comes through loud and clear.

Control it all from your couch
Browse through your music, movies and pictures with the X-Fi wireless remote and Entertainment Center software.

Which Sound Blaster is right for you?
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A Closer Look

System Requirements

System Requirements

Genuine Intel® Pentium® III 1 GHz, AMD® 1 GHz processor or faster
Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard chipset
Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ (Drivers available at or XP (Service Pack 2, x64 or Media Center Edition)
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


Package Contents

Package Contents

Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro PCI Card
X-Fi I/O Console
Remote Control
2x Batteries (AA)
Rubber Foot (x4)
Vertical Stands
3.50 mm (1/8-inch) to 6.35 mm (1/4-inch) plug adapter
Power Splitter Cable
Volume Control Cable (9-pin DIN)
AD_Link Cable
Quick Start Leaflet
X-Fi Music Applications CDs
- Cubase LE
- WaveLab Lite
- Amplitude LE (trial version)
Installation and Applications CD containing:
- Drivers for Windows® XP
- Creative Software Suite
- Doom 3 Sound Blaster EAX patch
- User's Guide


1-year Limited Hardware Warranty

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