Creative Technology Ltd. (Nasdaq: CREAF), today announced its highly anticipated Sound Blaster X-Fi(TM) line of sound cards. Powered by the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity(TM) audio processor, the Sound Blaster X-Fi cards introduce Xtreme Fidelity, an entirely new audio standard for music, movies and games.
Xtreme Fidelity sets a new standard for audio by supporting a combination of 24-bit quality, stunning audio clarity with a minimum of 109db SNR and up to 116dB in the X-Fi Elite Pro version, and the CMSS 3D headphone and surround speaker technology. To achieve the Xtreme Fidelity audio standard, Sound Blaster X-Fi cards draw immense power from the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity processor, which includes more than 51 million transistors, and is capable of more than 10,000 MIPS. With 24 times more power than the previous Sound Blaster Audigy(R) audio processor, the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor utilizes multiple engines to dynamically direct resources through a unique Ring Architecture to completely change the way audio is managed for any application.
The Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro, priced at US$399.99, the Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS, priced at US$279.99, the Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum, priced at US$199.99 and the Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic, priced at US$129.99, will be available this month at Best Buy.