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Creative Labs Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus Sound Card

Creative Labs Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus Sound Card

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Creative Labs Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus Sound Card

122 bit DAC Data Width - 7.1 Sound Channels - Internal - PCI Express - 122 dB - 4 Byte 384 kHz Maximum Playback Sampling Rate - 1 x Number of Headphone Ports - 3 x Number of Audio Line Out - 1 x Number of Digital Audio Optical Output

Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus
Hi-res PCI-e Gaming Sound Card and DAC with RGB Lighting, Dolby Digital Live, and DTS Encoding

Upgrade Program for Sound BlasterX AE-5 Customers

Customers who purchased the Sound BlasterX AE-5 (non-Plus version) directly from in the last 90 days now have the option of returning the product back to us. This option is only available to those who would like to upgrade to the Sound Blaster AE-5 Plus for additional Dolby Digital and DTS support.

Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus-Now with Dolby Digital Live and DTS Encoding for more surround sound delivery options!

Be one of the proud OPs showing off their gaming rigs on r/battlestations! The Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus is a perfect convergence between aesthetics and performance that features a SABRE32 ultra-class hi-res PCI-e gaming sound card and DAC with customizable RGB LEDs on its body, and comes with an included RGB LED strip. It also features our award-winning Xamp discrete headphone amp that utilizes a bi-amplification technology, as well as our full suite of industry-leading audio processing technologies including Surround Virtualization.

Custom Xamp Discrete Headphone Bi-amp

Maximize your prized headset's potential! Powerful headsets require audiophile-grade headphone amplifier to drive outstanding audio performance, and that's where Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus comes in. The hi-res sound card features Xamp, our custom-designed discrete headphone bi-amplifier.

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Product Overview

UPC Code: 054651193895
Manufacturer Warranty: 1 YEAR
Returns Allowed: yes
Return Period (Days): 30
Add'l Return Info: Past Exch-Call Creative 405-742-6622
Country of Origin: CHINA

General Information

Manufacturer:   Creative Technology, Ltd
Manufacturer Part Number:   70SB174000003
Manufacturer Website Address:
Brand Name:   Creative
Product Line:   Sound BlasterX
Product Name:   Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus
Product Type:   Sound Board

Technical Information

Host Interface:   PCI Express
Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR):   122 dB
Maximum Playback Sampling Rate:   4 Byte 384 kHz
DAC Data Width:   122 bit
Sound Channels:   7.1


Number of Headphone Ports:   1
Number of Audio Line Out:   3
Number of Digital Audio Optical Output:   1

Physical Characteristics

Form Factor:   Internal
Height:   5"
Width:   5.7"
Thickness:   0.8"


Package Contents:  
  • Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus
  • 1 x LED Strip (30cm / 10 LEDs)
  • 1 x Extension Cable
  • Quick Start Leaflet
  • Warranty Leaflets

Country of Origin:   China


Limited Warranty:   1 Year

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