Raising the bar for your desktop movie experience, Sound Blaster X3 comes packed full of features that promises the best cinematic experience at home, regardless of your preference for speakers or headphones. It is the world’s first external multi-channel USB DAC and Amp to feature our award-winning Super X-Fi technology, as well as 7.1 discrete surround on speakers, 7.1 virtual surround on headphones, and Dolby Digital Live¹.
The Sound Blaster X3 features a 600Ω headphone amplifier that's capable of driving studio-grade headphones with ease. Coupled with 32-bit / 192 kHz playback, enjoy detailed audio with clarity and accuracy. Thanks to the extra power from the amp, you'll get a load more volume!
Introducing our first external USB DAC and Amp sound card to house the Super X-Fi technology, Sound Blaster X3 redefines your movie experience on PC, Mac and even PS5 and PS4.
The Super X-Fi Headphone Holography captures the listening experience of a high-end multi-speaker system set up, and recreates the same expansive experience — with the same original depth, detail, realism, and immersiveness — in your headphones.
Simply set up your Super X-Fi profile via a Head and Ear-Mapping process, and experience personalized audio holography directly in your headphones.
Step 1: Create your Super X-Fi profile via the SXFI App
Step 2: On the Sound Blaster Command software or Sound Blaster Command mobile app, sign in to your Super X-Fi profile via the SXFI tab
Step 3: Set-up complete. Enjoy your Creative Sound Blaster X3 with different devices
Sound Blaster X3 supports up to 7.1 discrete surround for speakers, and 7.1 virtual surround for headphones to deliver audio realism with spatialized effect. For Windows users, X3 also supports Dolby Digital Live Encoding.
To further boost your audio experience with the Sound Blaster X3, we’ve also included our industry-leading audio processing technologies – featuring Sound Blaster Acoustic Engine’s full suite of audio enhancements and delivered through the redesigned Sound Blaster Command software.
There are three specially-tuned EQ modes that are designed to enhance audio. Simply press the “Mode” button to cycle through them—Music, Movies, and Footsteps Enhancer. They are also customizable, and you can save your settings to each mode via the Sound Blaster Command software or mobile app.