The Sound Blaster ZxR is the flagship of the ultra high-performance Z-Series of Sound Blaster PCI-Express sound cards, elevating the standards of technology and performance for the future of gaming and entertainment on the PC. Designed to deliver the ultimate audio playback and creation solution for the PC, Sound Blaster ZxR personifies the ultimate gaming and entertainment performance for a sound card. Features include: TRUE Audio Expertise, Sound Core3D Audio Processor a high performance Sound and Voice processor for accelerating advanced audio and voice technologies for use with SBX Pro Studio and CrystalVoice effects from your primary CPU , improving your gaming experience with faster frame rates and drastically superior audio and voice quality, SBX Pro Studio Technologies creates unprecedented levels of audio realism including stunning 3D surround effects for your speakers and headsets, Crystal Clear Communication using the Sound Blaster beam-forming microphone array designed and tuned for hands free chats. With CrystalVoice Focus, this stereo microphone creates an acoustic zone and suppresses noise outside it, enabling you to be heard with amazing clarity. Software includes: Sound Blaster Z-Series Control Panel, SBX Pro Studio effects, CrystalVoice effects, Creative ALchemy, Creative Host OpenAL / EAX5.0 HD, Creative Diagnostics, Dolby Digital Live encoder, DTS Connect encoder, Sound Blaster Speaker Setup, Creative Software AutoUpdate, Creative Product Registration. Ships with: Sound Blaster ZxR sound card, Sound Blaster DBpro card, Sound Blaster Audio Control Module, 1x Optical Cable, 1x Stereo(3.5mm)-to-RCA cable, 1x DBpro cable, Quick Start Leaflet, Installation CD containing: Drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8, Creative Software suite, User's Guide.