1. Creative Aurvana Ace 2

    Creative Aurvana Ace 2

    OVERVIEW PRECISE AUDIO MEETS STYLE Unleash the full potential of lifelike sound with the Creative Aurvana Ace 2, empowered by xMEMS technology. Experience superior CD-quality clarity and precision, enhanced by Snapdragon Sound™ with Qualcomm® aptX™ Lossless technology, Qualcomm® Adaptive Active...
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    Sound Blaster X5

    Anyone tried purchasing this for desktop? Any reviews? I see it as 39,800 Yen from AV Watch Review EU is selling for €309.99 Power source seems to be via USB C that's linked to your PC Info:
  3. Bingo777

    Creative SIFX amp is good budget DAC

    I was looking for cheap, portable DAC/AMP for my PC and Fidelio 2HR headphones for gaming, movies but which could also work with my Android phone, was considering Hiby and Hidaz DACs when I found this forgoten gem. It's using AKM 4377 (same DAC as in Lotoo PAW S1) and offers switcheable by...
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    Best sub-$50 IEM for VR Gaming

    Hello There! I'm currently looking to buy a wired IEM to use with a Quest 2 VR Headset, mainly for Beat Saber, so music performance(especially EDM and pop) is important, alongside a secure fit and minimal cable noise. My budget isn't really high, $50 tops, and I'm in Europe, so choices are...
  5. Creative Stage V2 Soundbar with wired Subwoofer

    Creative Stage V2 Soundbar with wired Subwoofer

    The Creative Stage V2 is armed with Sound Blaster's audio technologies, Clear Dialog and Surround, providing you with improved vocal intelligibility and wide surround experience. Enjoy a cinema-like experience at the comfort of your own home. Debuting with Clear Dialog and Surround, audio...
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    Looking desperately for a replacement for one Creative Audigy Player sound card

    Hello everybody, I am looking desperately for a PCI-E replacement for my glorious Creative Audigy Player, working since 18 years, which has some problems because of its old drivers (both with Win7 and 10) I have just bought a Sounblaster-Z. It works but... the sound is not so clean and natural...
  7. PaganDL

    4 Word Story/Game (Keep It Friendly)

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    Help! External creative sound card

    probably my quastion is silly for you but i didn't use sound card before and i need help i got Realtek alc887 on my msi b450 motherboard before that alc1150.both 24bit/192khz. alc887 95db,alc1150 105db.actually i couldn't notice any difriences but i want improve my sound My first choise was...
  9. 64NOMIS

    New Creative Super X-Fi SXFI Amp on MAS Audio Science X5h Headphones & X5i Earbuds

    At CES, I was really impressed by the new Creative Super X-Fi inline DAC/amplifier. It’s a USB-C audio device that encodes multi-channel audio to stereo headphones using ear imaging and spatial audio technology to simulate multi-channel speaker setups. Their CES demo was impressive, and they let...
  10. halcyon

    Creative SXFI AIR & SXFI AIR C - DSP 7.1 headphones (CES 2019)

    Creative has announced the first headphones using their Super X-Fi UltraDSP -platform that they demoed in 2018. Creative SXFI AIR C - Wired, micro-USB Creative SXFI AIR & SXFI AIR...
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    Need help with Creative Sound BlasterX G1 Setup

    Hi, I recently purchased a Sound BlasterX G1 for my Sennheiser HD 598. for my PC use. I have some confusion with its setup. In the advanced section of the Sound BlasterX software, what do I select from the "7.1" options? the options are 1. Headphones (Virtual 7.1 surround) 2. Virtual 7.1...
  12. nraymond

    Creative SoundBlasterX AE-9

    Some details just got released on Creative's upcoming high-end PC sound card:
  13. Quaresma

    CAL2 broke after 6 years so now what? Momentum or M-100?

    Hi guys, I owned the CAL2 for 6-7 years and they finally broke. I feel sad as these were my first "serious" headphones. I also had a lot of fun modding them with Dynamat, which tidied up the bass. Strange how one can be so attached to a pair of headphones. I think it is because of all the...
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    Looking for PC audio help

    Looking for advice, suggestions, or recommendations please - I've always been quite passionate but have only recently splurged just a little bit on improving my gear for PC audio; so focussing 100% on PC only here. Previously I had integrated onboard motherboard audio (Realtek ALC887), Logitech...
  15. Barra

    Best Looking Custom IEMs - Share your Designs

    With my journey into TOTL CIEMs, I have grown to love not only the impressive SQ offered but also the spectacular artwork resulting from the imagination of the purchaser to the abilities of the creative team at the top manufacturers that take it over the top. We all know what a Wizard design by...
  16. nadavs2310

    Should I buy Creative X-Fi Surround 5.1 Pro USB

    Hi! I have HD598SE without an amp and I saw that someone near me is selling this sound card for about 50$ like new and new in my country costs about 90$, Should I buy it? will I feel any diffrence? is it a good sound card in general? and will I feel both the 5.1 and still the soundstage of my...
  17. curleyfrei

    Here's my (computer) setup -- am I doin' this right?

    Hi folks, So. I'm on an MSI GS70 2QE laptop running audio via USB through a Creative Sound Blaster X7 amp/DAC w/ E-MU X7 bookshelf speakers; I also use JRiver Media Center for music... (With a... Dynaudio soundcard? Is that a thing? Realtek soundcard? And then there's also Nahimic? I don't...
  18. banco-sg

    Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5

    Has anyone tried this new sound card from Creative? It is using ESS Sabre DAC, i am just wondering about the performance. I haven't used any Creative products for years, how is it so far? I am thinking to ditch my Xonar Essence STX if the review is quite positive for AE-5.
  19. plath

    Sound problem with Soundblaster Z

    I have a Soundblaster Z. I've been using the ports on the back of the sound card for my headphones, mic and speakers. But now only the 3rd most port works for playback now. My headphone port on the front panel and on the card don't work. It's not a problem with my speakers or headphones. When...
  20. Sad Panda

    Suggestions on how to use Creative X7

    Hey guys, I posted this on the X7 review thread but I figure it would get more visibility as a discrete post. ------------------- I've been having some really odd hissing/buzzing noises with my Schiit Asgard 2 paired with a X-Fi Fatal1ty internal card. It doesn't happen when I plug the...
  21. Creative Sound Blaster Audigy PCIe RX 7.1 Sound Card with High Performance Headphone Amp

    Creative Sound Blaster Audigy PCIe RX 7.1 Sound Card with High Performance Headphone Amp

    Sound Blaster® Audigy® RX™ The Optimal Recording Solution for PCIe Sound Card Platforms Overview The perfect upgrade from basic motherboard audio to immersive cinematic surround sound Experience the wonders of multi-channel surround sound and create high-quality podcasts...
  22. registradus

    Creative Aurvana Live! 2

    Was just browsing the Creative website and it looks like they've updated all their headphones. Has anyone had the chance to try them out?
  23. JCPerez

    Creative Headphones (Do NOT buy)

    About 6 months ago I bought the $250 high-end Creative headphones. Althyough the sound is very good, the quality of the head band was SO bad that it broke within 3 months! At this price one would expect significantly better quality. My recommendation, go either for the Bose if you want noise...
  24. Migou67

    Creative Sound Blaster new series Z, Zx & ZxR

    There are three new Sound Blaster : the ZXR ($ 250), the ZX ($ 150) and Z ($ 100).     The ZXR is offering: digital-analog converters (DAC) with an SNR of 127 dB, OP-AMPS replaceable, headset amplifier with a 600 ohm impedance supported. A control module including an headphone output.  ...
  25. germanium

    New sound cards from Creative Labs with better hardware   These cards use the new soundcore 3D chipset allong with better DACs than the internal DAC that comes inside the chipset.   Specs give S/N ratio of...