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Creative Sound BlasterX G5 External Sound Box

Creative Sound BlasterX G5 External Sound Box

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Creative Sound BlasterX G5 External Sound Box

The pocket-sized Sound BlasterX G5 delivers massively superior gaming audio performance in a compellingly tiny form-factor.

This virtual 7.1 24-bit/192kHz, 120dB USB Digital Audio Converter (DAC) and headphone amplifier delivers the ultimate headphone gaming audio experience - whether it is on your PC or for your PS4 gaming console.

AUDIO PERFORMANCE | Native 7.1 Surround Sound Support

The portable G5 supports virtual 7.1 channel audio input signals for realistic virtualization via BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro, to deliver gaming effects and audio cues with near-perfect accuracy and positioning via your headphones!

Immersive 3D PC Gaming Audio

The Sound BlasterX G5 is a high performance external sound card with a built-in SB-Axx1™ multi-core chipset for hardware accelerated audio. It transforms basic, underperforming motherboard stereo into immersive 3D virtual surround sound for your headset.

The G5 also supports multi-channel content, and 7.1 audio mixing for ultra-realistic surround sound into your headphones.

Best-in-class Console Gaming Audio

Built with precision audiophile components, the G5 delivers a best-in-class stereo experience for your PS4 and Xbox™ One 1 with high-resolution of 24-bit/192kHz, 120dB USB DAC hardware driven audio playback that enables you to experience your gaming audio soundtrack in amazing detail. You'll be able to detect in real time where your enemy exactly is and get the winning edge every single time!

Audiophile-grade Headphone Amplifier

The G5 is not just a 24-bit/192kHz, 120dB USB DAC. With a Texas Instruments TPA6120A2 headphone amplifier with a low output impedance of 2.2Ω, the G5 is capable of driving headphones of up to 600Ω impedance as well as sensitive in-ear monitors in the market today.

This pocket-sized external gaming sound card also supports high-resolution audio playback of up to 24-bit/192kHz, thanks to its Cirrus Logic CS4398 DAC, which has a Signal-to-Noise Ratio of 120dB.

HARDWARE | Built-in SB-Axx1 Audio Processor

Dedicated SBX Profile selection button and Scout Mode™ buttons on the G5 work with the built-in SB-Axx1 multi-core processor for instant hardware accelerated audio enhancements. Get the right setting and save time by storing up to three audio profiles on the G5. All it takes is a button, along with toggle controls to switch between the profiles to suit the nature of your gameplay.

Backlit Volume Control with Illuminated Volume Indicator

The G5 is a perfect example of the fusion of form and functionality. With a volume knob that's sized for easy accessibility during gameplay, there's a crimson red backlight that provides visual aid in low-lighting conditions. And, you're ready to take on your game!

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Product Overview

UPC Code: 054651192522
Manufacturer Warranty: 1 Year Limited Hardware
Returns Allowed: no
Add'l Return Info: Past Exch-Call Creative 405-742-6622
Country of Origin: CHINA

General Information

Manufacturer:   Creative Technology, Ltd
Manufacturer Part Number:   70SB182000000
Manufacturer Website Address:
Brand Name:   Creative
Product Line:   Sound BlasterX
Product Model:   G5
Product Name:   Sound BlasterX G5 External Sound Box
Product Type:   External Sound Box

Technical Information

Audio Processor Manufacturer:   Creative
Audio Processor Model:   SB-Axx1
Host Interface:   USB Type C
Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR):   120 dB
Maximum Playback Sampling Rate:   3 Byte 192 kHz
Sound Channels:   7.1


USB:   Yes
Number of Microphone Ports:   1
Number of Audio Line In:   1
Number of Headphone Ports:   1
Number of Audio Line Out:   1

Operating System

Operating System Supported:   Windows 10
Operating System Supported:   Windows 11

Physical Characteristics

Form Factor:   External
Height:   0.9"
Width:   4.3"
Thickness:   2.9"


Package Contents:  
  • G5 External Sound Box
  • Quick Start Leaflet
  • Warranty Leaflet
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Mini TOSLINK cable

Country of Origin:   China


Limited Warranty:   1 Year

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