Auzentech has just added a new sound card into its lineup which is based around a native PCI Express x1 design with the use of Creative's X-Fi processor.
This is the first sound card that pairs Creative's X-Fi native PCIe chip with a low-profile board. Auzentech is aiming the card at the gamer/audiophile crowd and it features Dolby Digital Live support as well as DTS Neo:PC and DTS Interactive under Vista. The card also comes with both low-profile and standard-profile brackets.
Auzentech promise availability of the card before the year's out at an MSRP of $149.99. You can find more info on it within the press release here as well as the supporting product page with more images and specs here folks.
Santa Clara, CA - December 2, 2008: 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.