Accessible and affordable are fantastic words and the Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 incorporates both. This new USB device from audio experts Creative is a very simple way of bringing 5.1 surround sound to the noises that come from your PC.
So, if you’re playing your media through your computer into your home cinema speakers you can now do it with perfect 3D quality without having to know a thing about installing a sound card and it’ll only cost you $59.99 and that makes it Dan’s official bargain of the day.
Personally, I quite enjoy the manly feeling of cracking open my machine and forcing printed circuit boards inside it, but then I’ve probably broken as many computers as I’ve successfully upgraded. What’s more this neat-looking, sliver-knobbed gadget is far too smooth to hide inside your tower.
By Daniel Sung | May 14th, 2008