Since its release X-Fi has caused several unsolved problems with sound glitches on various motherboards. Views Read Edit View history. This functionality is used not only for simple audio playback, but for several other features of the card such as the “Crystalizer”, a technology that claims to improve the clarity of digital music through digital analysis supported by all X-Fi models, including the Xtreme Audio and X-Mod. For more details, read the rest of this web release note. Creative Store – Software Store. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. End of Service Life.

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Many of the X-Fi features however require the software applications provided by Creative in order to utilize the full capabilities of the hardware. Follow the instructions on screen.

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After this, the xtremegammer as a whole is louder than it was before, but the maximum volume points mostly transients are not as pronounced as they were before. With Creative ALchemy, you can:. Transients are typically found in percussive sounds, in plosive consonants of voice recordings, and during the first few milliseconds the so-called attack phase of non-percussive instrument sounds.

There are also 8 built-in EAX effects which can be enabled by the user. Microsoft Windows 10 bit or bit, Windows 8.

Driver Application Beta Application All. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat It is best used in circumstances where noise disturbance might be fatao1ty issue, late at night for instance. Follow the instructions on screen. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. About this product Product Information Designed specifically for gamers, the Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Professional Series sound card delivers the fastest audio performance and the most intense, realistic sound in all your games.


Creative claims it is the highest quality ever from a Creative sound card. The “compression” that is meant here is not the digital file-size reduction achieved by digital audio data compression creatjve like for example mp3.

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Clear bass and great louds How To Receive Warranty Service. The current version available on select laptops and desktops is X-Fi MB5.

This software includes support for Windows 8. Its main function is to detect transients and to increase their relative volume level. Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche by Ty Pendlebury. Copyright – Creative Technology Ltd.

It requires Creative proprietary drivers and is not supported under Linux OS. X-Mod is listed in the same category as the rest of the X-Fi lineup, but is only a stereo device, marketed to improve music playing from laptop computers, and with lower specifications than the internal offerings.

This download is an application for use with Creative audio products. The Platinum and Fatal1ty FPS models both offer a front-panel drive-bay control unit and remote control, while the base model was supplied without any such accessories. Creative Labs states that the primary function of the Crystalizer is to “restore portions of the sound which were lost during compression”.


It is currently supported by advanced Linux ALSA driver modules but might require installation of additional packages from alternative repositories. System Requirements Details Processor Type. Since this whole process is done before the final Audio CD is recorded, its effect is equally present in uncompressed audio files created from such a CD, in lossless compressed audio made from the CD, as well as in lossy compressed audio from that same CD.

Most digital audio is sampled at Although Creative was slow to embrace bit drivers for the X-Fi lineup, most x architecture based operating systems are now supported. A significant portion of the audio processing unit was devoted to this resampling engine.

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