7.1 PCI Express gaming soundcard with genre-optimized game audio profiles 118dB Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) ensures audio purity Integrated 600ohm headphone amplifier pumps details Genre-optimized game audio profiles for precise immersion Dolby® Home Theater V4 and DTS™ UltraPC II deliver realistic surround and enhanced sound Shop Modal header Born for the win - Precise positioning and lifelike immersion Get the drop on opponents with improved audio positioning and bask in game music with crystal-clear 118dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and the 600 ohm headphone amplifier. The commitment of the Xonar team delivers leading-performance gaming products, merged with the excitement of a unique, stylish and gamer-focused design. ROG Xonar Phoebus Solo, named after the Greek God of the sun and music, comes with exclusive Hyper Grounding and top notch components, combined with the latest Dolby® and DTS™ surround enhancements to ensure you hear exactly what game designers want you to hear. Winning formula for exceptional audio quality 118dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) clarity Up to 30X audio clarity compared with the SNR ratios of average onboard audio. Digital to analog converter (DAC) High-fidelity PCM1796 DAC brings clarity with excellent signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and lowest total harmonic distortion (THD) Hyper Grounding technology The noise-blocking, multi-layer PCB has been designed with decades of ASUS professional layout experience. Electromagnetic interface (EMI) shielding The EMI shield seals the signal from noise generated by other components, offering interference-free audio Sound detail boost with 600ohm integrated headphone amplifier Since many gamers choose to refrain from disturbing others while insisting on the best sound quality, ROG and Xonar teams integrated the top-flight headphone amplifier on ROG Xonar Phoebus, driving up to 600 ohm impedance for genuinely impactful headphone output. Headphone amplifier Drive your gaming headset to 100% performance with the powerful TPA6120A2 headphone amplifier 3 headphone gain settings Three different gain settings cater to various headphone impedance levels, with aesthetic lighting that changes accordingly: blue for < 64 ohms and red for the two settings over 64 ohm. Genre-optimized game audio profiles for precise audio positioning and immersion Genre-optimized game audio profiles allow gamers to choose from four different audio presets with ROG Xonar Phoebus Solo. With it, gamers can enjoy fine-tuned audio specifically for the game they play. First person shooter (FPS): enhanced positioning sound clues such as footsteps and gunfire. Real time strategy (RTS): enhanced game sound effects such as explosions, machinery, rumbling and lasers. Action/ Role play games (RPG): enhanced game sound effects such as fighting sounds and voice-acting. Racing simulation games: enhanced game sound effects such as engine, drifting and background music; more immersive surroundings Realistic surround and enhanced sound Dolby® Home Theater V4 New Dolby® Home Theater V4 enhances surround sound with improved processing and playback. Realistic surround Surround decoder - converts 2-channel audio sources to multi-channel. Experience immersive audio through multi-channel playback Surround virtualizer - delivers stunning virtual surround playback for standard stereo headphones or speakers Sound enhancement Intelligent equalizer - allows users to adjust tone dynamically with easy visual controls Dialogue enhancer - improves premium clarity for in-game communications Volume leveler - helps maintain chosen volume consistently across audio sources DTS UltraPC II™ DTS™ UltraPC II delivers superior surround and audio enhancements regardless of whether PC is used as a gaming rig or home theater system. DTS™ UltraPC II suite includes the following technologies: DTS Surround Sensation™ - utilizes psycho-acoustic information to simulate vivid 3D surround sound through PC speakers or headphones DTS Enhance™ - intelligently augments low and high frequencies to maintain the desired balance and brightness of musical tones DTS Symmetry™ - enables audio systems to deliver a stronger sound without additional hardware DTS Audio Restoration™ - infuses new life into overly compressed audio recordings by intelligently enhancing their dynamic range Products certified by the Federal Communications Commission and Industry Canada will be distributed in the United States and Canada. Please visit the ASUS USA and ASUS Canada websites for information about locally available products. All specifications are subject to change without notice. Please check with your supplier for exact offers. Products may not be available in all markets. PCB color and bundled software versions are subject to change without notice. Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks of their respective companies.