Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe
Pure acceleration for your gaming audio
SBX Pro Studio technologies
SBX Pro Studio sound technologies create unprecedented levels of audio realism, including stunning 3D surround effects for your speakers and headsets.
600 Ohm Dedicated Headphone Amplifier
Supports studio quality headphones and headsets of up to 600 ohm impedance.
Scout Mode™ - Hear them before they hear you.
This proprietary technology allows you to hear your enemies from further away, giving you a distinct tactical advantage in combat.
Powered by Sound Core3D™ multi-core audio processor
The revolutionary Sound Core3D Audio and Voice chipset accelerates SBX Pro Studio and CrystalVoice processing effects, drastically improving your gaming experience with faster frame rates, more immersive gaming audio, and crystal clear voice communications.


Audio Processor:Sound Core3D
Audio Resolution:24-Bit
Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) (20kHz Low-pass filter, A-Wgt):102dB
Maximum Playback Quality:5.1 : Up to 96kHz
Stereo : Up to 96kHz
16-bit to 24-bit Recording Sample Rates:8,11.025,16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48, 96 (kHz)
16-bit to 24-bit Playback Sample Rates:8,11.025,16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48, 96 (kHz)
Maximum Recording Quality:Up to 24-bit/96kHz
I/O Ports (Main Card):Headphone : 1 x Amplified 3.5mm jack
Speaker Out : 3 x 3.5mm jacks
Line / Mic In : 1x shared 3.5mm jack
Optical Out : TOSLINK
Optical In : TOSLINK
600 Ohm Amplified Headphone Output:Up to 600 Ohms


Audio Enhancement:SBX Pro Studio
Dialog Plus™
Noise Reduction
Smart Volume
Acoustic Echo Cancellation
Speaker/Headphone Switch:Software Controlled
Dolby Digital Live:Encoding
DTS Connect:Encoding
Upmixing of Stereo to Multi-Channels:SBX Surround
Scout Mode™:Yes
Max.No. of 3D Voices:128


Compatible With:PC - PCIe x1 Connection

Minimum Operating System

Windows:Windows 7
Windows 8
CPC Certified - Awesome Award
"The Recon 3D worked as advertised and worked very well. If you find yourself constantly listening to lossy audio tracks, this sound card could be a very worthwhile investment especially if you've got a higher quality pair of headphones and the popping, hissing, and crackling is driving you insane."
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Top 100 products of 2011
"... Recon3D PCIe viable for an HTPC setup..."
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