2012-07-18

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi HD Sound Card RMAA test report

"Audiophile Performance, Convenient Connectivity, USB Simplicity" - that is Creative Sound Blaster Digital Music Premium HD (X-Fi HD).

Below is a RightMark Audio Analyzer (RMAA) audio test.
See also a 96 kHz test here.




Testing chain: line-out (24-bit, 48 kHz) -> line-in (24-bit, 48 kHz).
Frequency response (from 40 Hz to 15 kHz), dB : +0.02, -0.07
Noise level, dB (A) : -102.0
Dynamic range, dB (A) : 102.0
THD, % : 0.0031
THD + Noise, dB (A) : -87.0
IMD + Noise, % : 0.0043
Stereo crosstalk, dB : -97.2
IMD at 10 kHz, % : 0.0064


Frequency response

Noise level

Dynamic range

THD + Noise (at -3 dB FS)

Intermodulation distortion

Stereo crosstalk

IMD (swept tones)