Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus-Now with Dolby Digital Live and DTS Encoding for more surround sound delivery options! Be one of the proud OPs showing off their gaming rigs on r/battlestations! The Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus is a perfect convergence between aesthetics and performance that features a SABRE32 ultra-class hi-res PCI-e gaming sound card and DAC with customizable RGB LEDs on its body, and comes with an included RGB LED strip. It also features our award-winning Xamp discrete headphone amp that utilizes a bi-amplification technology, as well as our full suite of industry-leading audio processing technologies including Surround Virtualization. PCIe Gaming DAC with Discrete Headphone Bi-Amplifier - Sound BlasterX AE-5 Plus is a SABRE class Hi-Resolution PCI-E DAC with Xamp, our brand new proprietary discrete headphone bi-amp that utilizes a custom dual-amp design for the ultimate listening experience for all forms of listening by powering each headphone channel separately ensuring the best possible accuracy and clarity. Capable of delivering up to 32bit 384kHz playback with an astonishing pristine 122dB SnR, ultra-low distortion and jitter elimination, the AE-5 Plus produces high-end premium grade sound that's meant to please not only gamers but even the audiophiles who possess some of the sharpest, keenest hearing with the most critical opinion of sound in the world.