Product Comparison: Creative Sound BlasterX G5 vs EPOS GSX 1000

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General Specifications
Sound BlasterX G5
GSX 1000
About the Product
The pocket-sized Sound BlasterX G5 delivers massively superior gaming audio performance in a compellingly tiny form-factor. This virtual 7.1 24-bit/192kHz, 120dB USB Digital Audio Converter (DAC) and headphone amplifier delivers for the ultimate headphone gaming audio experience - whether it is for your PC or for your PS4 gaming console.
Enjoy an enhanced audio experience in your games with the GSX 1000 Audio Amplifier with HD audio, 7.1 surround sound and separate audio and chat settings. Save up to four customized profiles on the LED touch panel with one-touch mode switch to select between audio profiles and speaker or headset.
Key Specs
Audio Interface
Conexant CX20745
Built-in DAC
Cirrus Logic CS4398
Signal/Noise Ratio
120 dB
Sample Resolution/Rate
24-bit / 192kHz
24-bit / 96kHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Creative Sound BlasterX G5 7.1 Headphone Surround HD USB Sound Card
  • The AMP on this is pretty powerful, which is very nice.
  • The game sounds amazing. It also works great for live streaming, and I've had no issues with sound.
  • The Sound BlasterX G5 has good audio quality, nothing to bash there.
  • This product sounds great in playback.
  • Sound is clear, perfect, and in sync.
EPOS GSX 1000 Gaming Audio Amplifier / External Sound Card
  • This thing is beautiful and the sound is much better than motherboard audio.
  • The surround sound is very convincing.
  • The GSX 1000 works very well at picking up sounds. Sounds very good for the price.
Size & Weight
0.9 in.
0.98 in.
4.3 in.
3.94 in.
2.9 in.
3.94 in.
5.11 oz.
10.6 oz.
Number of Channels
OS Compatibility
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Mac OS X v10.8 and above
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Mac OS X v10.8 and above
4x audio jacks, USB-Device
3x audio jacks
Scout Mode, BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro, Backlit Volume Control, Audiophile-grade Headphone Amplifier
Binaural Rendering Engine, Enhanced audio performance, Four customized sound profiles, Sidetone
What customers say about "Features"
Creative Sound BlasterX G5 7.1 Headphone Surround HD USB Sound Card
  • It was easy to install. Great connectivity.
  • It looks amazing and works as intended.
  • It's just plug and play, nothing to adjust only the volume from the AMP.
  • I’ve used it with the DT 250 ohm beyerdynamic 990 Pro worked flawlessly.
  • It's a great product, plenty of features like profiles, surround sound, crystallizer and etc.
EPOS GSX 1000 Gaming Audio Amplifier / External Sound Card
  • The binaural technology implemented is no joke, and the sound is very much outside of your head when using it.
  • The front-and-back surround sound setting is useless.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
2 year(s)
Other Information
149.99 $
229.00 $

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