ASUS Xonar AE 7.1-Channel PCIe Gaming Audio Card with EMI Back Plate

BH #ASXONARAE • MFR #XONAR AE
ASUS Xonar AE 7.1-Channel PCIe Gaming Audio Card with EMI Back Plate
Key Features
  • 7.1-Channel HD Surround Sound
  • 192 kHz / 24-Bit Sound
  • 110 dB Signal-to-Analog (SNR) Ratio
  • EMI Backplate with ASUS Hyper Grounding
The Xonar AE 7.1-Channel PCIe Gaming Audio Card from ASUS is a compact 7.1-channel sound card designed to provide Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 users with high-quality audio for games, music, and movies. The Xonar AE has no standalone power supply and connects to your computer via PCIe. It features 192 kHz/24-bit sound, a 150-ohm headphone amp, an ESS DAC with a 110 dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), an EMI backplate with ASUS Hyper Grounding technology to help ensure minimal sound distortion and interference, Sonic Studio software to enable full control over your audio, and Perfect Voice technology to help eliminate background noise for clearer in-game communication. Included is an S/PDIF optical adapter and protection is provided by a limited 3-year warranty.
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ASUS Xonar AE 7.1-Channel PCIe Gaming Audio Card with EMI Back Plate

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ASUS AE Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2General Features
  • 3Immersive Audio Optimized for Gaming
  • 4ASUS-Exclusive Sound-Insulation Technology
  • 5Total Audio Control

The Xonar AE 7.1-Channel PCIe Gaming Audio Card from ASUS is a compact 7.1-channel sound card designed to provide Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 users with high-quality audio for games, music, and movies. The Xonar AE has no standalone power supply and connects to your computer via PCIe. It features 192 kHz/24-bit sound, a 150-ohm headphone amp, an ESS DAC with a 110 dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), an EMI backplate with ASUS Hyper Grounding technology to help ensure minimal sound distortion and interference, Sonic Studio software to enable full control over your audio, and Perfect Voice technology to help eliminate background noise for clearer in-game communication. Included is an S/PDIF optical adapter and protection is provided by a limited 3-year warranty.

General Features

Immersive Audio Optimized for Gaming

192 kHz/24-Bit Hi-Res Audio & Cinematic 7.1-Channel Surround

With up to 7.1-channel output and support for 192 kHz/24-bit hi-res audio, the Xonar AE lets you enjoy truly cinematic sound while gaming, watching movies, and listening to music.

Swappable Operational Amplifiers

The Xonar AE features a swappable operational amplifier (op-amp), allowing you to customize your listening experience with no soldering required.

110 dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)

An ESS 9023P DAC delivers a high-quality, jitter-free audio signal with a 110 dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for greater clarity than average integrated audio chips.

Integrated Headphone Amplifier

Since many gamers choose to play wearing headphones, the Xonar AE features a high-quality, 150-ohm headphone amplifier that delivers detailed, immersive sound with punchy, defined bass.

ASUS-Exclusive Sound-Insulation Technology

Hyper Grounding Technology

Exclusive ASUS Hyper Grounding PCB fabrication helps to ensure strong signal insulation to reduce distortion and interference, also known as component crosstalk.

Exclusive EMI Backplate

The Xonar AE is built with an ASUS-exclusive EMI back plate that helps blocks static noise to provide you with a pure audio experience.

Total Audio Control

Take Complete Control with Sonic Studio

The Xonar AE features the Sonic Studio software suite for full control over every sound technology, from equalization (EQ) to the 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.

Perfect Voice Technology

Sonic Studio includes controls for Perfect Voice, a noise-cancellation technology that helps eliminate noise for clearer in-game communications.

Windows 10 Compatible

The Xonar AE is fully compatible with Windows 10 and features Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) support, ensuring an improved audio experience with minimal setup hassles.
UPC: 889349633601

ASUS AE Specs

General
Host InterfacePCIe
Ports5 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Line Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Microphone/Line Input
1 x TOSLINK S/PDIF Output
Channels7.1
ChipsetC-Media 6632AE
ESS ES9023P
Cirrus Logic CS4245
Cirrus Logic CS4361
Frequency Response10 Hz to 65 kHz (24-Bit/192 kHz)
Max Sample Rate/Resolution192 kHz / 24-Bit
SNROutputs:
110 dBA
Headphone Outputs:
108 dBA
Inputs:
103 dBA
THD -93 dB / <0.0022%
-96 dB / <0.00158%
Software System Requirements
OS CompatibilityWindows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 7
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.4 x 6.4 x 2.4"
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