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Sound BlasterX AE-5 RGB PCIe Gaming Soundcard
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Creative Labs Sound BlasterX AE-5 RGB PCIe Gaming Soundcard

- Replaces the Creative Sound Blaster Zx PCIe High Performance Sound Card

Whether you're a gamer, an audiophile or both, boost your audio quality to the next level with this high resolution PCIe sound card and DAC with RGB Aurora lighting system.


  1. Powered by Sound Core3D quad-core audio processor
  2. THX TruStudio Pro technologies
  3. CrystalVoice voice enhancement and clarity technology
  4. Dolby Digital Live encoding
  5. Compatible with Windows

The Sound BlasterX AE-5 is a SABRE32 Ultra Class Hi-Resolution PCIe Gaming Sound Card and DAC with X amp, a brand new discrete headphone amp utilising bi-amplification technology. It delivers astonishingly pristine audio, and also shows off the Aurora Reactive Lighting System with 16.8 million customisable colors.

X amp Discrete Headphone Amplification

The Sound BlasterX AE-5 is the first sound card to feature Xamp, Creative's custom-designed discrete headphone amplifier. Each audio channel is individually amplified, allowing the AE-5 to deliver a whole new level of pristine audio fidelity in an unaltered lossless model to each earcup regardless of demand. The ultra-low 1Ω output impedance drives 16-600Ω headphones perfectly.

SABRE32 Ultra Class DAC

The Sound BlasterX AE-5 is a SABRE32 Ultra Class PCIe DAC which is perfect for hi-resolution audio for games, music, and movies. It delivers up to 32-bit 384kHz playback with a 122dB DNR, ultra-low distortion and jitter.

Aurora Reactive Lighting System

Enjoy a symphony of lights and sound with the Aurora Reactive Lighting System! The AE-5 has customisable RGB LEDs on its body, and also features an included RGB LED strip. Program up to 16.8 million colors in different patterns with the free downloadable Sound Blaster Connect software for PC.

BlasterX Acoustic Engine

The Sound BlasterX AE-5 rides on Sound Blaster's long legacy of audio processing and enhancements. BlasterX Acoustic Engine is a suite of fully customisable audio processing technologies that deliver new levels of audio immersion and precision for the ultimate competitive advantage. These sound technologies create unprecedented levels of audio realism, including stunning 3D surround effects for your speakers and headsets.

Scout 2.0

Expand your horizon with the world's first smart gaming companion that enables you to visualise and see where enemies are on the radar through your mobile device for any First Person Shooter game. Scout mode has been given an updated feature that is sure to bring the pain to whoever you meet in the battlefield!

SpecificationsSound Blaster AE-5
Audio TechnologyBlasterX Acoustic Engine, CrystalVoice, Scout Mode
Dynamic Range (DNR)122dB
Connectivity Options (Main)1 x TOSLINK Optical Out, 1 x 1/8" (3.5mm) Mic In/Line In, 1 x 1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone/Headset Out
1 x 1/8" Front Out, 1 x 1/8" Rear Out, 1 x 1/8" Center/Sub Out
Connectivity Options (Accessory)1 x Front Panel Header, 1 x RGB LED Header (support 5V RGB strips)
Headphone Impedance16 - 600 Ω
Supported Operating SystemsWindows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Dimensions145 x 20 x 128 mm
Warranty24 months
EAN barcode5390660191688

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