System Requirements

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Gamer

System Requirements

Basic Requirements
  • Genuine Intel® Pentium® III 1 GHz, AMD® 1 GHz processor or faster
  • Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard chipset
  • Microsoft® Windows Vista® 64-bit with Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Vista 32-bit with SP1, Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows XP Media Center Edition (MCE) 2005 or Windows XP MCE 2004.
  • 256 MB RAM (512 MB for Windows Vista)
  • 600 MB of free hard disk space
  • Available PCI 2.1 slot for the audio card
  • Headphones or amplified speakers (available separately)
  • CD-ROM/CD-RW or CD/DVD-ROM required for software installation
  • Available USB port for the IR Receiver*
  • Available 5 1/4-inch drive bay for the X-Fi I/O Drive*
  • Additional Requirements (where applicable)


    • DirectX® 9 and OpenGL® compliant 3D graphics accelerator with at least 32 MB of texture RAM


    • 6x or faster DVD-ROM drive
  • DVD player software such as InterVideo® WinDVD® or CyberLink® PowerDVD® (latest version recommended) installed
  • 5.1 or 7.1 speakers for optimal listening experience
  • High-speed Internet connection to download the latest PowerDVD with Dolby® digital and DTS® decoding codec**
  • Entertainment Center and Remote Control Usage*

    • Microsoft Office PowerPoint® 97 or later to control PowerPoint presentations wirelessly using the remote control

    Audio Creation

    • 256 MB RAM and above is required for loading 24-bit SoundFont banks
    • Other applications, especially games, may have higher system requirements. Refer to the applications' documentation for details.
  • *Available with some models of your audio device, or as an upgrade accessory in some regions.
  • **Available without additional charge for selected models.