ASUS Strix Soar 7.1 PCIe Sound Card

ASUS Strix Soar 7.1 PCIe Sound Card

ASUS Strix Soar 7.1 PCIe Sound Card

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ASUS Strix Soar 7.1 PCIe Sound Card

ASUS Strix Soar 7.1 PCIe Sound Card

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  • 116 dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)
  • 600 ohm Headphone Amplifier
  • 5 x 3.5 mm Analog Output
  • 1 x S/PDIF Digital Output
  • 1 x 3.5 mm Analog Input
  • Sonic Studio Audio Control
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  • 1Description

The Strix Soar 7.1 PCIe Sound Card from Asus features rich, immersive, and clear sound with a 116 dB signal-to-noise ratio and a 600 ohm headphone amplifier for deep, tight bass. It supports 7.1 surround sound and comes with Sonic Studio, a software suite that gives you full control over every sound option. With Sonic Studio you'll also have access to Sonic Radar Pro, an audio positioning program that enhances in-game sounds and locates footsteps, gunshots, and more, giving you an edge in first-person shooters. This card has a PCIe interface for easy installation and has rear ports consisting of five 3.5mm jacks for headphone-out, front-out, side-out, center-subwoofer out, and rear-out, one 3.5mm line-in and mic combo jack, and one S/PDIF jack via the side-out port.

116 dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) clarity
High-fidelity grade ESS SABRE9006A DAC delivers jitter-free sound and a 116dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for better clarity than average onboard audio.
600 ohm Integrated Headphone Amplifier
The powerful TI-TPA6120 headphone amp lets you experience the full potential of your gaming headset. A 600 ohm headphone amplifier provides enhanced bass and clear, detailed sound.
Hyper Grounding Technology
Noise-blocking multi-layer PCB
Lighting Effects
Light up owl-eye design

Sonic Studio

Strix Soar features the latest Sonic Studio software suite for full control over every sound technology, from equalization (EQ) to 7.1-speaker level-balancing. Sonic Studio has a single navigation page that puts everything in front of you, with an intuitive point-and-click interface that allows you to pre-set audio profiles to suit different audio requirements.

  • Instant sound status check
  • Main settings - Key audio settings (input/output I/O setting, volume and channel selection)
  • Audio Profiles - Instantly enable pre-set profiles such as gaming, movie, music, etc with one click
  • Equalizer - Adjust gain levels at different frequencies
  • Virtual Surround - Realistic virtual surround brings audio to life
  • Reverb - Play sound with a selection of environmental effects
  • Bass Boost - Adjust low-frequency harmonics for immersive game sounds
  • Voice Clarity - Increase speech recognition in movies and music playback
  • Compressor - Adjust tightening level based on a given threshold
  • Perfect Voice Technology - Eliminates noises for clear in-game communication
  • Raid Mode - Allows customizable audio set-up
Sonic Radar Pro
Modern games are more than graphics – precise audio positioning gives gamers a distinct edge over enemies. That's why Strix Soar includes Sonic Radar Pro, an ASUS exclusive technology that visualizes and enhances in-game sounds, giving you a vital edge in first-person shooters.

Fire up your favorite game and Sonic Radar Pro displays a ‘radar' HUD (heads-up display) that pinpoints in-game actions relative to your position, so you'll know exactly where you are on the battlefield and what's happening around you.

Multiple radar-enhancers can be enabled in order to visualize and boost specific sounds such as footsteps, gunshots, and call-outs. Sounds are plotted on the 360-degree HUD, even when there's no clear line of sight, so invisibility is no barrier to pinpointing opponents, giving you a distinct advantage over other players. Additionally, Sonic Radar's on-screen appearance and position is completely customizable, so you can arrange it just the way you want, with whatever game you want.
UPC: 889349005972
In the Box
ASUS Strix Soar 7.1 PCIe Sound Card
  • S/PDIF Optical Adapter
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Audio Interface PCI Express
    Audio Performance Output Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-Weighted): 116 dB
    Output Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-Weighted) (Headphone-out): 110 dB
    Input Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-Weighted): 110 dB
    Output THD+N at 1 kHz (Front-out): 0.001 % (-100 dB)
    Output THD+N at 1 kHz (Headphone-out): 0.003 % (-90 dB)
    Input THD+N at 1 kHz: 0.000316 % (-110 dB)
    Frequency Response (-3dB, 24 bit/96 kHz input): 10 Hz to 48 kHz
    Output/Input Full-Scale Voltage: Line output (RCA, 3.5) : 2 Vrms (5.65 Vp-p)
    Chipset C-Media USB 2.0 6632AX High-Definition Sound Processor (Max. 384 kHz / 24 bit)
    Digital to Analog Converter ESS SABRE9006A Premier 8 Channel Audio DAC
    Sample Rate and Resolution Analog Playback Sample Rate and Resolution
    44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192 kHz @ 16/24 bit

    Analog Recording Sample Rate and Resolution
    44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192 kHz @ 16/24 bit

    S/PDIF Digital Output
    44.1/48/96/192 kHz @ 16/24 bit

    ASIO 2.0 Driver Support
    44.1/48/96/192 kHz @ 16/24 bit with very low latency
    Connectivity Analog Output
    5 x 3.5 mm jack (1/8") (Headphone out /Front out/Side out/Center-Subwoofer out/Rear out)

    Analog Input
    1 x 3.5 mm jack (1/8") (Line-in/ Mic-in combo)

    Digital
    1 x S/PDIF out (combo with side out)
    Supported Operating Systems Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 SP1 (32/64-bit systems)
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 7.5 x 5.1 x 0.9" (190 x 130 x 22mm)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.0 x 8.3 x 2.8"
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