Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 20Mb
Operating System: Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: USB PCI / Not specified
This is a game port that was specifically designed for professional music and sound producers plus pro gamers who taken keen interest in sounds. The card performs with perfect excellence and delivers fastest performance in sound and audio production. It gives the user the opportunity of intense sound in music and games. The card incorporates the latest X-RAM technology to give the user perfect quality and a better performance of even the tiniest sound in music or games the PCI comes with new audio engines that help in boosting gamer's real experience when it comes to the crystal clear production of sound. While in a game the X-FI gives the user the advantage of learning and hearing their enemies before the sneak up on them. This is supported by the EAX advanced HD that makes whizzing bullets sound real, the sound effects produced in a game come to life when using the SB.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The SB requires a system that is a P III/IV and preferably a Celeron with a minimum random access memory of 128. 512 random access memory is preferred so as to fully utilize the capabilities of the SB blaster. The operating system should Microsoft Windows XP service pack 2 or XP pro. A 600mb space is required on the computers hard disk space. Their should a free PCI 2.1 slot available for the SB card that is a accompanied by a graphics card that is supported with direct X9 and open GL. The computer should be compliant with 3D graphics accelerator and should have an internet connection so as the user can obtain and up date the cards software. The package contents include an instructions manual that is step by step installation guidance, included is the sound blaster card and the software pack that has an auto play option. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 2915LP/2930LP PCI SCSI Controller errors before installing any driver updates.