Designed to meet the performance demands of the world's best-known professional gamer, Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel, the Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS sound card provides stunning 109dB SNR audio quality, accelerates gaming performance and includes 64MB of on-board X-RAM for high performance gaming. With support for EAX ADVANCED HD 5.0, the latest version of the EAX Environmental Audio standard, the Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS card utilizes X-Fi CMSS 3D technology for stunning audio realism over headphones in LAN gaming. The Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS features a convenient front-facing internal drive bay for easy connectivity, plus the X-Fi IR remote to easily access and control all digital entertainment, and to control the X-Fi 24-bit Crystalizer, X-Fi CMSS 3D, 3DMIDI and EAX. In addition to providing outstanding gaming performance, the Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS includes all of the standard features, application software, power and performance capabilities of the Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum and Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic.
Harness the full power of Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS by selecting one of its 3 usage modes:
Sound Blaster X-Fi - The first sound card with Xtreme Fidelity RAM.
|Gaming Mode - For Ultimate Gaming Performance and Maximum Realism |
Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS delivers the fastest gaming performance ever!
A completely re-engineered game audio processing engine utilizing Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor allows Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS to deliver the fastest gaming performance ever seen, providing more than a 15% performance boost over motherboard audio solutions while simultaneously delivering full audio effects!
X-RAM allows developers to deliver even higher quality audio samples that can be loaded into dedicated audio RAM rather than system RAM, which would affect overall performance. In certain implementations it can further boost performance beyond the standard Sound Blaster X-Fi technology. X-Fi CMSS-3D delivers the most realistic surround sound experience with headphones.
Whether you use headphones or speakers you'll know exactly where your enemies are by utilizing advanced technology for amazing positional gaming audio. With headphones X-Fi CMSS-3D externalizes the audio by creating ten virtual speakers around you, above you and below you for an experience that's so real you'll forget you're wearing headphones. When using speakers X-Fi CMSS-3D uses virtual positions to place sounds anywhere around you, so your gaming audio is no longer restricted by the number or placement of your speakers. Now you can enjoy the most accurate gaming surround sound ever! EAX? ADVANCED HD 5.0 delivers the most realistic gaming audio ever!
Sound Blaster X-Fi delivers the most life-like audio environments ever, and for the first time it can do so while providing maximum performance! Features like 128 voice support, EAX MacroFX, EAX PurePath & Environment FlexiFX set a new standard for EAX and realism available in game audio. X-Fi 24-bit Crystalizer? automatically upgrades existing games to Xtreme Fidelity.
Sound Blaster X-Fi converts all audio, in any bit depth, into 24-bit quality and then enhances it to make games sound more dynamic and realistic than you could ever imagine!
X-Fi CMSS-3D allows you to upgrade your MP3 music and stereo movies into surround sound with headphones or multichannel speakers.
|Entertainment Mode - For Xtreme Fidelity Music and Movies |
X-Fi 24-bit Crystalizer enhances MP3s and movies to sound better than they do on their original CD or DVD.
Utilizing the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor your music and movie audio is sent through a two-step quality enhancement process. First the processor converts the audio into 24-bit/96kHz quality, then it enhances the parts of the audio stream that have been restricted/damaged during the compression stages to 16-bit and then to MP3. The result of these enhancements is music that sounds cleaner, smoother and has more sparkle, and movies that sound more realistic than ever before!
Enjoy your stereo MP3s and movies in surround sound with X-Fi CMSS-3D technology. The Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor intelligently remixes the audio into surround sound to match the speaker system you have (including headphones). It also uses advanced techniques to extract specific audio elements, like voice to the center channel and ambience to the surrounding channels, so your music and movies sound more alive than ever before! SuperRip allows you to rip your CDs into Xtreme Fidelity quality
Sound Blaster X-Fi uses the X-Fi 24-bit Crystalizer and X-Fi CMSS-3D features to "SuperRip" CD's to Xtreme Fidelity quality. You can now enjoy permanently enhanced music instead of low-quality MP3 files! Audio Creation Mode - For Pristine Audio Recording Quality Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS offers high quality, feature-rich recording.
Utilizing the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor, you'll get the most advanced features and effects of any audio processor for music and audio creation currently available, delivering pristine audio plalyback quality. The Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor features a near transparent SRC engine that converts to and from any resolution at 136dB THD+N, and also provides digital-matched recording capabilities in resolutions from 44.1kHz to 96kHz. You'll also get support for ASIO recordings with latency as low as one millisecond, up to eight different hardware effects, 24-bit SoundFont? sampling, and 3D MIDI for amazing flexibility and recording results.