Published on February 14th, 2013 | by Tonberry King
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi HD External Sound Card
The Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi HD is one of the best external sound cards for laptops in the sub $100 category. This high quality digital to analog converter not only connects to laptops, but game consoles and TV’s as well. This external sound card will blow away most onboard sound cards that are built in to laptops and desktop PC’s.
The Sound Blast X-Fi HD is not just for listening to audio. You can use the built in SPDIF port to rip music and record audio through the microphone port. This device also includes standard stereo RCA ports, and a 1/4 jack that uses high quality TRS cables. Additionally, the card utilizes TruStudio Pro, a THX audio technology that works to expand your PC’s audio channels, allowing surround sound content to be reproduced accurately even through headphones. Headphones also will sound great thanks to the built in headphone amplifier.
Who Is It For?
The Sound Blast X-Fi HD is for those who demand exceptional headphone clarity on the go. The added benefit of being able to connect to a receiver make this a great option for those who use a laptop as their primary computer and want to listen to movies, music, and games at higher volumes with enhanced clarity.
Summary: The Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi HD brings THX 7.1, Mic recording, and digital ripping to any laptop or desktop.