Creative Technology has announced its latest USB DAC, the Sound Blaster X4. A high-resolution 7.1 external USB DAC and amp sound card, Creative’s Sound Blaster X4 is capable of driving studio-grade headphones of up to 600Ω with 114 dB audio clarity and 24-bit/192 kHz high-resolution playback. Some of the exclusive sound technologies that the Sound Blaster X4 supports include Super X-Fi headphone holography for recreating the soundstage of a premium surround system in headphones, and Sound Blaster Surround Virtualization, which enhances spatial information by leveraging optimized algorithms for a more immersive audio experience. Creative’s Sound Blaster X4 is priced at $219 and available now for select territories at Creative.com.
The latest USB DAC features both discrete and virtual surround sound powered by Sound Blaster, the award-winning Super X-Fi headphone holography and Dolby Digital Live to deliver the ultimate movie, gaming and music audio experience. With the new SmartComms Kit (for Windows) offering auto-mute and two-way noise cancellation, the Sound Blaster X4 makes online communication easy and fuss-free for users working from home. In addition, the Sound Blaster X4 also comes with a plethora of connectivity options and convenient controls for a hassle-free set-up right out of the box, making it the ideal all-in-one audio upgrade for PC, Mac, PS5, PS4 and Nintendo Switch users.