Hands-on: Creative Labs’ Sound BlasterX AE-5 ups the audio for gamers

The Soundblaster is back with a dual-channel headphone amp, 32-bit audio, and LEDs.
amurray@idgcommunications.comCreative Labs' Sound BlasterX AE-5 is a sound card made for gamers. Its 32-bit DAC gives it "extra headroom" for upsampling and resampling multi-channel audio sources in gaming.

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