Creative Sound Blaster X4 Announced – Similar hardware vs X3 but now with SmartComms Kit and only a fiver more (£135 vs £130 RRP)

Yesterday, Creative announced their latest DAC, the Creative Sound Blaster X4, The X4 is the upgraded successor to the well-received Sound Blaster X3, but looking at the product pages and press release, not that much has changed. Creative Sound Blaster X4 vs Sound Blaster X3 The new X4 has 114 dB audio clarity and 24-bit/192 … Read more

Sound Blaster GC7 Gaming DAC Released with multi-input USC, 3.5mm, & optical as well as programable buttons

I was impressed with the portable battery-powered Sound BlasterX G6 when I reviewed it last year, so the new Sound Blaster GC7 from Creative sounds quite interesting. The GC7 is the first in its series of premium game streaming USB DAC and AMP, which looks to sit somewhere between the lower-spec G6 or X3 but … Read more

Creative Sound Blaster Play! 4 USB-C DAC Review – An affordable portable DAC with added mic features to improve your Zoom calls

Creative announced the Sound Blaster PLAY! 4 back in February, offering some useful improvements from the previous Sound Blaster PLAY! 3. With most of us working from home in the past year, Creative has added several features to the Sound Blaster Play! 4 that will significantly improve the quality of calls, including a clever auto-muting … Read more

Creative Sound Blaster Z SE Review – An affordable alternative to a surround sound compatible USB DAC

The original Creative Sound Blaster Z was launched around 8 years ago, and it is so good that Creative have effectively re-released it with a couple of minor tweaks. With a launch price of £89.99, is this still a good buy compared to the more popular option of an external DAC? Sound Card vs External … Read more

Sound Blaster PLAY! 4 Launched – A USB-C DAC for your Zoom calls – With auto-muting and 2-way noise cancelling

Creative Technology yesterday announced the release of Sound Blaster PLAY! 4, an affordable pocket-sized USB DAC that is geared towards conference calls and online gaming thanks to its cleaver voice detection technology. This differs from the Play!3 by using USB-C rather than USB-A, then only having one 3.5mm port but offering a new VoiceDetect and … Read more

Creative Outlier Air V2 review – The perfect affordable alternative to my Jabra Elite 75t

I have always heard good things about the original Creative Outlier Air, they are often posted on HotUKDeals, with an affordable RRP of £75 they are frequently reduced to below £50 making them an absolute bargain. Creative Outlier Air V2 vs Outlier Air v1 vs Outlier Gold Creative has now launched the Outlier Air V2. … Read more

Creative SXFI TRIO In-Ear USB-C Headphones Review – Triple driver earphones with built in DAC for people that hate Bluetooth

With most phones ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack, it has been a long time since a reviewed a pair of headphones with a cable. The Creative SXFI TRIO differs from most, being one of the few options on the market that are USB-C. The cable doesn’t make these affordable earphones either, priced at £125 they … Read more

Creative BT-W3 Review Bluetooth Audio Transmitter for PS4. Switch & PC with aptX Low Latency and AptXHD

If you wear a headset while gaming, wireless options are the way to go, avoiding long wires getting in your way. The problem is that some consoles, such as the Nintendo Switch, don’t natively support them. Then with Bluetooth, you introduce latency which can cause sounds to be out of sync with what is happening … Read more

Creative Sound BlasterX G6 Review & comparison vs Fiio K5 PRO – Two multi-input DACs perfect for consoles and PC gaming

For the past year or so I have used two sets of speakers of my desk, one for my PC and the second for when I watched TV or Movies on my Nvidia Shield on one of my side monitors. Not the most elegant solution, but it works, and I already had the speakers. However, … Read more

Creative Aurvana Live! 2 Headphones Review

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] The Creative’s Aurvana Live!2 are a pair of reasonably priced no-frill headphones that include a detachable cable with in-line microphone. Design The Aurvana Live!2 headphones come in a pleasantly plain design of either black-and-metallic model and black-and-red model. They are a circumaural (over-ear) pair of headphones which I found to … Read more

Creative D200 Bluetooth Speaker : Review

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Those guys at Creative sure are nice to let us at MightyGadget test their stuff. No honest that’s the truth. I’ve been a big fan of the company since the days when PCs were getting into our homes. Yes i was a young whipper snapper but I loved taking my PC apart and upgrading components and Creative Sound Cards were always the best and when I got my first SoundBlaster Live card way back when I loved it (in other words I have a bit of a soft spot for them). My colleague recently reviewed their ZiiSound D5 Bluetooth speakers, and boy were they good. The price tag matched them however and what Creative are obviously aiming for here is a more affordable, suitable for everyone speaker dock. Anyway enough about that, what about the Creative D200’s capabilities. Click on for more.

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Creative Zen Style 300

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Another review to do another Creative product for us at MightyGadget to tell you all about. Today it’s the Creative Zen Style 300, a compact mp3 player on the low cost side that still offers plenty of options. For anybody familiar with Creative’s Mozaic mp3 player this is the newer version of that but not all that different. Click on to read the full review

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