Express your style with the Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus Pure Edition! With its pure white casing that's guaranteed to be the statement piece of your battle station, the Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus Pure Edition also comes with four RGB LED strips so you can go all out and spice up your gaming rig. The Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus Pure Edition features SABRE32 ultra-class DAC, our very own 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.
Illuminate your gaming rig and set the mood with the Aurora Reactive Lighting System! The Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus Pure Edition features a pearl white casing and comes with 4 included RGB LED strips, so you can customize your battle station without holding back. Program up to 16.7 million colors in different patterns via the Sound Blaster Command software for PC. And when you prefer keeping things dark, simply switch the RGB off.
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 Pure Edition comes in. The hi-res sound card features Xamp, our custom-designed discrete headphone bi-amplifier.
Typical Headphone Amp
In a typical headphone amp, your left and right channels are amplified all at once using the same amplifier IC.
Xamp Headphone Amp
In Xamp discrete headphone bi-amp, each audio channel is individually amplified, allowing the Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus Pure Edition to deliver pristine audio fidelity in an unaltered lossless model to each earcup regardless of demand.
It also features an ultra-low 1Ω headphone output impedance that can drive studio-grade headphones of up to 600Ω, including high-end planar-magnetic headphones.
The end result? Silky smooth audio regardless of how dynamic or demanding the current audio scene may be. From times when you need a break from gaming, the Xamp also satisfies even the most demanding needs of audiophiles seeking for music in its original form, and appreciate music the way it is intended to be.
The Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus Pure Edition is a SABRE-class PCI-e DAC that is perfect for high resolution audio for games, music, and movies. It delivers extremely clean 122 dB DNR audio stream at up to 32-bit / 384 kHz playback* with ultra-low distortion and jitter.
*32-bit playback only available in Windows 10 or higher.
The Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus Pure Edition rides on Sound Blaster's long legacy of audio processing and enhancements, available through the Sound Blaster Command software. The Sound Blaster Acoustic Engine is a suite of fully customizable audio processing technologies 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.
Activate Scout Mode to give yourself a distinct tactical advantage! This tried and tested technology enhances important in-game audio cues—such as footsteps and weapon switching sounds—allowing you to quickly and accurately pinpoint your opponents' location before they pinpoint yours!
It was great while he could still use it. He upgraded his video card to a GTX 3080 and it took up the space over the a lot the card was installed in. Paired with Klipsch 2.1 computer speakers it produced amazing sound.