The Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 Digital brings true Dolby Digital sound quality to movies, music and gaming. Powered by the EMU10K1, one of the most advanced audio processing chips for the PC, it offers a high fidelity audio experience to all users, whatever their tastes. For gaming, music or Internet entertainment, the Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 Digital harnesses complementary technologies such as EAX to bring true-to-life audio to the desktop, with support for 3D positional audio, environmental effects and more. Supplied ready for use with 5.1 channel audio, the card enables users to experience Dolby Digital surround sound without buying an additional decoder.