Creative Released The Updated SOUND BLASTERX AE-5 PLUS

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The new Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus is an updated version of the already excellent AE-5 card that was released a few years ago. While not a night a day difference from its predecessor, it’s a decent upgrade.


Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus now supports Dolby Digital Live and DTS Encoding for more surround sound options that truly make a world of difference, especially in multiple speakers setting. It also features customizable RGB LEDs on its body and comes with RGB LED strip. There’s a ton of other cool tweaks that come along with from the AE-5 card as well listed below in the specs.pdt_sound-blasterx-ae-5_3.png

Specs and features are excellent but when it comes to music, movies, and especially games, with the AE-5 Plus Creative powers on unmatched in the audio arena, mowing down its opponent with sharp, detailed highs and clear, heavy-hitting bass when you need it most.

The AE-5 Plus is available now online for $149.99 and is a solid choice with any serious PC gamer. it delivers clear, powerful audio with a whole bevy of surround sound options and screams quality in every way.


PCI-e bus power, +5V for Aurora lighting (requires 4-pin molex peripheral connector from PC power supply)

Audio Technology
Sound Core3D

Dynamic Range (DNR)
122 dB

Connectivity Options (Main)
1 x TOSLINK Optical Out, 1 x 1/8” (3.5mm) Mic In / Line In, 1 x 1/8” (3.5mm) Headphone / Headset Out, 1 x 1/8” Front Out, 1 x 1/8” Rear Out, 1 x 1/8” Center / Sub Out, 1 x Front Panel Header
Headphone Amp

Supported Headphone Impedance:

Output Impedance: 1Ω
Low Gain: 16—149 Ω (+0 dB)

Audio Technologies
Scout Mode
DTS Connect Encoding
Dolby Digital Live Encoding

Supported Operating Systems
Windows® 10

145 x 20 x 128 mm

Playback & Recording


Recommended Usage
Home Entertainment

Dynamic Range: 122 dB, THD+N (DAC): 0.00032[%]”


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