The Sound Blaster Z, part of the ultra high-performance Z-Series of Sound
Blaster® PCI Express sound cards, is an ideal all-round solution for your PC
gaming and entertainment needs. It comes complete with the Sound Blaster
Beamforming Microphone for crystal clear voice communication.
116dB Signal-To-Noise Ratio
A signal to noise ratio or SNR of 116dB means your audio will be more than
99.99% pristine, which is 35.4 times better than motherboard audio.
SBX Pro Studio™ technologies
Experience awe-inspiring audio with the SBX Pro Studio suite of technologies
that immerses you in your games and movies with amazing detail and a 360-degree
true-to-life sound stage.
Crystal clear communication
In gaming, if you're not communicating, you're not winning. Experience
crystal clear commmunication with your teammates with the CrystalVoice™ suite of
technologies that removes echoes, ambient noises and picks up your voice from
within a zone (CrystalVoice Focus). It also maintains your voice level even if
you move near or further away from the microphone.
Sound Blaster Beamforming Microphone
When used with CrystalVoice Focus, the bundled beamforming microphone creates
an acoustic zone and suppresses noise outside it, enabling you to be heard with
Sound Core3D audio processor
The quad-core Sound Core3D™ audio processor was designed to offload SBX Pro
Studio and CrystalVoice effects processing from your primary CPU, improving your
overall PC performance, resulting in drastically superior audio and voice
Advanced home entertainment audio
Experience like never before the power of Sound Blaster audio with your home
entertainment today! With Sound Blaster Z's gold-plated connectors, speaker
optimization technology and digital content encoding capability, you can be
assured of only the best digital audio possible.
High fidelity surround sound
Connect to your home theatre system through a single digital cable and enjoy
cinematic DVD movies by transforming any stereo or multi-channel streams into
high fidelity immersive surround sound.
Never unplug your headphones again
With the Sound Blaster Z-series Control Panel, just toggle between your
headphone and speaker system with a flip of a switch.
This download supports and is applicable for the following models:
Sound Blaster Z (SB1500, SB1502)
Sound Blaster Zx (SB1506)
Added Enhancement / Features:
Multiple fixes that improve the driver's overall stability and
Added support for ASIO playback
Microsoft® Windows® 8 32-bit or 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit or 64-bit
Sound Blaster Z or Sound Blaster Zx
Download the file onto your local hard disk.
Double-click the downloaded file.
Follow the instructions on screen.
Re-start your computer when prompted.
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