Auzentech, Inc. (www.auzentech.com) has unveiled the X-Fi™ Forte PCI-Express® sound card. The Auzen X-Fi™ Forte 7.1 is the first Low Profile native PCI express® audio card that Auzentech has designed especially for gamers and audiophiles. Compared to the X-Fi™ chipset reference design, the Auzen X-Fi™ Forte 7.1 has improved circuitry and components.
"A large percentage of our customers are both gamers and audiophiles," said Stephane Bae, president of Auzentech, Inc. "Increasingly, they are requesting a low-profile sound card with 'mind-blowing' audio playback for music, movies, and games. We created the Auzen X-Fi™ Forte with these customers in mind."
The Auzen X-Fi™ Forte 7.1 marks the first time the Creative X-Fi™ Native PCI Express® chipset has been available in a low-profile board, as well as the first time it has been available in a a third-party soundcard.
The Auzen X-Fi™ Forte 7.1 soundcard is scheduled for release before the end of December of 2008. The MSRP is planned at $149.99.
For images and full specifications, see the product page at http://auzentech.com/site/products/x-fi_forte.php
* Low Profile Audio Card
* Developed around the Creative X-Fi™ Native PCI Express® chipset
* Dolby Digital Live for Windows XP and Vista
* DTS Neo:PC & DTS Interactive for Vista
* Low-profile and standard-profile brackets included