creative-labs-sb1090-usb-sound-blaster-x-fi-surround-5-1-audio-system
  1. mehrdadiii

    Mixing headphone,In-Ear Or Full-size

    I am completely confused! I want to set up a professional studio. But as we live in mobile world, I want my studio be portable. my goal is arranging, monitoring, mixing and mastering professionally. I have a laptop with Cubase 5 installed. Someone told me use a full-size headphone like DT880pro...
  2. hicks12

    USB sound card for Music/Gaming and Microphone in

    Hi Guys, currently I am using onboard for my sound and microphone connections which is a Realtec ALC898, this doesnt seem that great for music/films and primarily gaming (used to use a dedicated Xi-Fi titanium soundcard), the motherboard I am using now doesnt have the slots required for internal...
  3. OlivierVDK

    Headphone amplifier or External sound card or both?

    Hey,   I was thinking of buying an Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 for gaming. But will this card be able to drive my Beyerdynamic DT990 pro (250 ohm)?   If not should I buy a headphone amp with it like the Fiio E17?   PC > Creative sound card > Fiio E17 > Headphones  ...
  4. MattFH

    external sound solution for laptop and Sennheiser HD595

    So I'm basically looking for an external audio solution for my laptop and Sennheiser HD 595 (50 Ohms) headphones. I was originally looking for external soundcards, but I've been noticing more and more mention of so-called DACs and Amps. I still don't know what DAC actually means (maybe...
  5. Kaushad

    Should I get a 558 with a DAC/amp, or a 598 with a lower quality amp.

    558 amp http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004275EO4/?tag=hyprod-20&hvadid=15473202699&hvpos=1o2&hvexid=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=6100951691568196400&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&ref=asc_df_B004275EO4   598 amp...
  6. TomatoTen

    cheap usb sound/card + amp for beyer dt770 pro 80 ohms?

    hi. i plan on getting the beyerdynamic dt 770 pro 80 ohms...   my asus mobo has bad onboard audio, so i plan on getting an external usb sound card (i'm running a mITX build so my only pci slot is taken by my gfx card)   i also am thinking about getting an amp for the beyers also. any...
  7. Hallonsaft

    Amp/Dac for Dt 770 pro 80 ohm

    Hello there people :)   Bought a pair of dt 770s a week ago and have been using them with Fiio e11 since I've been on the road.Now however I'm back home and when I plug them into my pc the sound is so weak,I can have high volumes but the sound is "empty" Don't really know how to explain this...
  8. razvitm

    Creative X-FI HD USB revealed

    So i bought a new soundcard, the x-fi hd usb, and opened it up so everybody can see just how much hardware this baby hides under the hood. So i'll just post a picture...     After i'll install the drivers I will make some RMAA tests, but beware, this thing has awesome output but not so...
  9. thebigham

    External Sound Card

    Hi guys, I'm sorry if I posted this in the wrong section. I just got the M50 after reading all the great reviews on the forum. And this is my very first full size headphone! I'm loving it so hard. But I have encountered a problem. When i plugged the M50 into my computer, the audio is really low...
  10. Tohveli89

    ATH-AD700's and x-fi surround 5.1

    Hello! I'm new to hi-fi and I just dipped my toe in by getting a pair of Audio Technica ATH-AD700 as I heard they were good for gaming. I did this after my 5.1 headset was lost and I read a few articles that said that 5.1 is pretty much useless and that you are better off using good stereo...
  11. Apocalypsee

    Need efficient headphone

    Hey guys I need to know something, is there any good efficient headphones that I could drive it without the need of headphone amp?   I use Creative X-Fi Surround 5.1 USB modded to drive them. Currently I use Sennheiser HD-437 but it lacks treble detail no matter how much I modded it. I don't...
  12. madwolf

    Cretative X-Fi Surround 5.1 modded for audiophile -- USB audio

    This X-Fi surround was purchase for a friend to be used as a USB to SPDIF solution for the Ibasso D10. But after the mod my friend thinks that this solution is good enough. The creative X-Fi implementation of the USB to audio is one of the best in the industries. Certainly better then the EMU...
  13. astroboi

    DAC(found) + Speakers for new iMac...

      Hey guys,   Recently purchased a 27" iMac and am now in the market for a USB (or otherwise) sound card that I can run from the machine to my headphones/speakers (group environment some of the time). Main usage is listening to music (WIDE variety of music but a focus on older classic...
  14. BlackLabel

    Linux for sound?

    Hey guys. I know that it's difficult to find drivers for Linux for some sound cards. I have an X-Fi Prelude and was wondering if I went to Linux on my main desktop computer that I listen to music on, will I be able to find adequate drivers to listen to music and get good quality? It'll be the...
  15. Alexander01

    Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD - 122db/118db SNR for Line-out/HP-out

    Specs: - Second-generation Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor for PCI Express slots. - RCA Line Out for audio playback up to 122dB, 24-bit/96kHz Digital-to-Analog Converters (DAC) - RCA Line Input for recording up to 118dB, 24-bit 96kHZ Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADC) -...
  16. D

    Creative Labs SB1090 USB Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 Audio System

    Adding the USB Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 sound card is the easiest way to make your music and movies sound their best. X-Fi Technology restores details and vibrance your music and movies lost during compression, making them richer and fuller, and expands stereo into surround sound with...
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