Audio and headset manufacturers have long been trying to recreate surround sound through a pair of stereo headphones. In fact, there’s a whole catalogue of different software standards all trying to give you that immersive experience – think Dolby Surround, DTS 7.1, THX Spatial Audio and so on. Creative has chosen to go another route, however, with its Super X-FI (SXFI) Amp – a hardware solution that is designed to offer the ‘listening experience of a high-end multi-speaker system’ … but through your headphones. Is it any good?
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