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I have the X-Fi in my desktop and know the great sound out of it and wanted the same for my laptop.

You may also like. Creative has stated on their support pages that there are compatibility issues with the Fujitsu Lifebook E and Fujitsu Siemens Amilo AG notebooks for various unknown reasons.

It would stop only when I trigger something which uses the sound driver again. It is hard to say why Creative gave reduced Vista support, but considering that the X-Fi Xtreme Audio is just a re-branded Soundblaster Audigy SE, it seems that a driver workaround may appear in the modding community. I had previously balked at the idea that on-board sound could actually be detrimental for sb xtreme audio notebook.

EAX takes advantage of in-game effects by utilizing audio sb xtreme audio notebook that simulate the gaming environment. The software features on the X-Fi tend to color the sound, so critical listeners would choose not to use them.

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio Notebook – sound card 70SB071000000

Not alot but its a parasitic drain. The only drawback I can see is that I can no longer use the speakers sb xtreme audio notebook the laptop wit this device but that’s not a big loss. I also have the riser which separates the 7.


This unit is great for a watching Hollywood movies, due to the bass boost it provides.

X-Fi restores the detail and lets you experience compelling surround sound over any headphones or speakers. By using our website, notwbook are agreeing to the use of Cookies. Get it by Thursday, Jun 7 from Aurora, Colorado. Unlike its predecessor, the X-Fi for notebooks does not include the 5. The silver color will clash with all dark colored notebooks. This breakout unit is an essential requirement if you intend to use the card for any home theatre purposes so is a cost that will have to be factored in to the overall purchase, unlike the Audigy notebook, which came with a multi-connector cable.

Ratings and Sb xtreme audio notebook Write a review. The product is amazing. Case, card sb xtreme audio notebook headphones are all color mismatched.

I was tired of fighting it. Creative provides bloatware software, but sb xtreme audio notebook audio console is soothing blue.

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Creative Internal Sound Sb xtreme audio notebook. Recognising this, the Xtreme comes with a rather neat sb xtreme audio notebook to protect it against all travel travails, along with the customary headphones in white of course.


The Creative audio console allows one to adjust the virtual environment of the room. It seems that driving sound is at least processing intensive enough to reduce frame rates, even if minimally so. This runs completely separate form your laptop audio system if your laptop has on board sound.

A great upgrade from default laptop sound. Users of the X-Fi sound card will probably never remove it from the port.

Creative Soundblaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio for Notebook Review

All the effects and processing is done in software, the assumption being that any laptop with an ExpressCard slot sb xtreme audio notebook going to have a CPU capable of soaking up the host-based effects processing.

Have to be careful.

Most of this space is taken up by bloatware software that Creative provides. Over all I’m very pleased with my purchase of this card and highly recommend it. See details for additional description.