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Test report - general data of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode

Frequency response


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Spectrum of Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)

Spectrum of Jitter


Spectrum of Multitone Distortion



General results
General results Creative Sound Blaster E5
Channel
Center/Summary
Variation in frequency response in band from 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-0,03, 0,01
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, VRMS
1,89
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBV
5,51
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBu
7,73
Harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-99,3
Total harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,001082
Harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-97,0
Total harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,001414

The table shows a most important technical characteristics of Creative Sound Blaster E5

*Center channel headphone is received by averaging between left and right channels



Test conditions



Frequency response of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Frequency response Creative Sound Blaster E5
Channel
Left
Right
Variation in frequency response in band from 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-0,03, 0,01
-0,03, 0,01

Crosstalk of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Crosstalk Creative Sound Blaster E5
Crosstalk at the frequency 100 Hz, dB
-109,9
Crosstalk at the frequency 1000 Hz, dB
-101,8
Crosstalk at the frequency 10000 Hz, dB
-82,5

Crosstalk Phase of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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THD vs output voltage of line out of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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THD vs output voltage of line out Creative Sound Blaster E5
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, VRMS
1,89
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBV
5,51
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBu
7,73


Total Harmonic Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Impulse response of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Impulse Response Envelope (ETC - Energy Time Curve) of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Step response of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Aliasing of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Checking for correctness of reproduction signals depth more than 16-bit of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Spectra of high resolution

Noise floor spectrum of Creative Sound Blaster E5 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) of Creative Sound Blaster E5 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Table of measured characteristics
Harmonic distortion
Creative Sound Blaster E5
Harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-99,3
Total harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,001082
Harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-97,0
Total harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,001414




Table of measured characteristics
The levels of harmonics when applying signal 1 kHz 0 dBFS
Creative Sound Blaster E5
Harmonic, number
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
The level of harmonics, dB
0,0
-113,8
-99,6
-142,8
-116,0
-140,7
-118,9
-142,4
-126,7
-155,2
Harmonic, number
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
The level of harmonics, dB
-127,9
-141,9
-145,8
-142,0
-145,0
-140,1
-143,1
-142,2
-148,3
-141,1


The levels of harmonics when applying signal 1 kHz -3 dBFS
Creative Sound Blaster E5
Harmonic, number
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
The level of harmonics, dB
-3,0
-120,5
-100,1
-147,3
-128,8
-143,0
-124,6
-143,0
-136,6
-155,2
Harmonic, number
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
The level of harmonics, dB
-137,2
-141,7
-143,5
-141,6
-141,5
-139,6
-149,3
-141,4
-150,8
-140,9
The data in the tables correspond to by average value of left and right channels

Spectrum of Dynamic Range (-60 dBFS) of Creative Sound Blaster E5 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Sine low ammplitude spectrum -90 dBFS of Creative Sound Blaster E5 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) - SMPTE of Creative Sound Blaster E5 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) - CCIF of Creative Sound Blaster E5 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Multitone Distortion of Creative Sound Blaster E5 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Noise Distortion of Creative Sound Blaster E5 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Jitter of Creative Sound Blaster E5 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Table of measured characteristics
The accuracy of the playback speed Creative Sound Blaster E5
Fundamental tone 11025 Hz, Hz
11025,1682
Variance from 11025 Hz, Hz
0,1682

Spectra vs Amplitude

Total Harmonic Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of IMD SMPTE vs Level (dBFS) of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of IMD CCIF vs Level (dBFS) of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Multitone Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Noise Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of Creative Sound Blaster E5 as Line Out mode


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Measurements of Creative Sound Blaster E5 were carried out by Roman Kuznetsov on the hardware-software complex RAA.

The Creative Sound Blaster E5 test was conducted as a black box test, without regard to cost and prestige. This is the basic principle for making measurements, measurement reports and developing tests in RAA.



Kuznetsov Roman
Founder of RAA



Known by the nickname romanrex
Аuthor of articles iXBT.com




Creative Sound Blaster E5 is available in reports and services. You are in a professional report.

Service and suite of tests

Information for entry level users

report for a newbie
(Headphone amplifier)

General recommendations

The automatic selection of the optimal AMP models

Information for all

Comparison of on-line graphs






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