Creative Labs SB1040 / P380K X-Fi Xtreme Audio 7.1 HD PCI 96kHz PC Sound Card

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Creative LabsSKU: 1062084
Model Number: SB1040
Alt. Part Number: P380K
Condition: Refurbished
In stock:  Yes
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The Creative SB1040 PCI Express Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio sound card features cutting-edge technology to give you outstanding sound when you listen to music, watch movies, or play games. Why settle for basic, built-in sound when you can turn your downloaded music into a personal concert, experience movies as though you were in a cinema, and play games with 3-D audio effects? The SB1040 X-Fi sound card delivers the audio experience you deserve.


Positional 3-D Audio

Whether you're using headphones or speakers, Creative's X-Fi CMSS-3D technology delivers outstanding surround sound. When used with a pair of headphones, the technology creates nine virtual speakers for exceptional surround effects, letting you feel like you're sitting in the best seat of a movie theater. You'll get an advantage in games, too, with the ability to locate enemies by sound before they see you. When used with multichannel speakers, you'll be able to hear exactly where the audio cues are--even between speakers. Voices will be right in front of you and ambient sound will surround you, just like a live performance. CMSS-3D works with both desktop stereo speakers and full surround speaker systems.


X-Fi Crystalizer Restores Lost Details

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio Sound CardX-Fi-Crystalizer technology restores the audio detail that is lost in compressed audio files so you'll regain vibrancy and clarity in your music and movies. The technology restores the highs and lows that are often lost due to compression, so whether you're listening to cymbal crashes or wailing guitars, you'll hear the music as it was meant to be heard.


Realistic Sound Effects for Gaming

With support for EAX ADVANCED HD technology, the SB1040 X-Fi Xtreme Audio delivers rich environmental effects in your games, giving you a more immersive experience. You'll hear bullets whizzing by your head, and experience explosions that seem to shake the whole room. And if you're using Windows Vista, Creative ALchemy technology restores surround sound to DirectSound3D games for an exceptional gaming experience.


Intense Cinematic Sound for Movies

The SB1040 X-Fi Xtreme Audio delivers THX-certified surround sound for a cinematic experience right at your computer. Cyberlink PowerDVD software is included (via free download) and supports DTS and Dolby Digital-EX decoding for an unmatched DVD movie-watching experience.


System Requirements

Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, or XP; Intel Pentium 4 1.6 GHz or AMD Athlon XP 2000+ processor or equivalent; available PCI Express (x1, x4, x8, or x16) slot; 256MB RAM (512 MB RAM for Vista); 600MB of free hard-disk space; CD or DVD-ROM for software installation; headphones or amplified speakers; Internet connection to download PowerDVD player software.



Model Number:  SB1040

Brand:  Creative Labs

Condition:  Refurbished

Alt. Part Number(s):  P380K

Type:  Sound Blaster


Technical Description

Brand:  Creative Labs

Model:  SB1040 / P380K 

Series:  Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio

Type:  Sound card

Enclosure Type:  Internal

Interface Type:  PCI

DAC Data Width:  24-bit

Sample Rate:  96 kHz

Sound Output Mode:  7.1

Connectivity:  1 x audio - SPDIF input, 1 x audio - SPDIF output, 1 x audio - line-in/microphone - mini-phone 3.5 mm, 1 x audio - line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-phone 3.5 mm, 1 x audio - line-out (rear) - mini-phone 3.5 mm, 1 x audio - line-out (side surround) - mini-phone 3.5 mm, 1 x audio - line-out/headphones - mini-phone 3.5 mm

Operation System Required:  Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, Microsoft Windows XP SP2

Platform Compatibility:  PC

Software Required:  Drivers & Utilities

Signal-To-Noise Ratio:  100 dB

Signal Processor:  Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity

Max Speakers Quantity:  8

Features:  DTS, Dolby Digital EX


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