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Diamond Xtreme Sound 7.1 PCIE 24-bit Low Profile Sound Card

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Improve Your Sound Experience for Gaming, Movies, Music and more!Diamond Xtreme Sound allows the user to experience high level, theater quality sound while watching videos, listening to music, and playing games all in true 7.1 channel surround sound. This is an essential upgrade for anyone interested in increasing their computer audio experience while freeing up valuable computer system resources. Digital Optical Output: provides a multichannel, pure digital, distortion-free signal that can be connected via a single optical digital cable thus eliminating multiple cable connections and ensuring high fidelity audio for your home theater experience.


Product Information
Mfr Part#
General Specifications
Low Profile
Signal Processor
C-Media CM9882A and CM8828
Sound Output Mode
Signal to Noise Ratio (A-weighted)
1GB Flash Memory
Surround Sound Mode Supported
Up to 7.1 Surround Sound
Supported Surround Sound APIs
DirectSound 3D, EAX
EAX Support
Sampling Rates
Analog-to-Digital Sampling Rates
44.1kHz, 48kHz, 96kHz
Digital-to-Analog Sampling Rates (Stereo)
44.1kHz, 48kHz, 96kHz, 192kHz at 24bit
Digital-to-Analog Sampling Rates (Surround Mode)
44.1kHz, 48kHz, 96kHz, 192kHz at 24bit
16-bit to 24-bit Recording Sampling Rates
44.1kHz, 48kHz, 96kHz, 192kHz
Ports and Connectors
Input Ports and Connectors
3.5mm stereo; 2 RCA Coaxial; 2 Optical Connectors for SPDIF; HD Audio Link for Front Audio
Output Ports and Connectors
2 RCA Connectors; 2 Optical Connectors; 4 sets of 3.5mm Stereo outputs for Front R/L, Rear R/L, Side R/L and center/subwoofer to support 7.1 Channel Output
System Requirements
Supported Windows Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit), 8, XP, XP 64 bit, Vista (32 or 64 bit), 2000
Minimum Processor Required
Pentium 4 1.6GHz Processor or Equivalent
Minimum RAM Required
Minimum Hard Drive Space
Peripheral Devices Required
Additional Hardware Required
ATX Chassis; Digital flat-panel (DFP) displays or DVI-I Compatible or digital CRT display or High-resolution VGA monitor.
Interface Type
Available PCI Express (x1, x4 or x16) Slot
Physical Specifications
4.7 Inches
0.5 Inches
2.2 Inches
0.10 lbs
1 Year Limited
1 Year Limited
What's in the Box
What's in the Box
Diamond Xtreme XS71HD 24 Bit PCIE Sound Card; Optical IO Daughter Card; Gold Plated Standard Bracket; Gold Plated Low Profile Bracket x (2); IDC Cable 20CM; Install CD; Quick Start Guide
Included Software
Drivers & Utilities

Important Add-Ons


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