Xonar AE is a PCIe gaming sound card built with high-quality components to satisfy gamers who demand exceptional sound for the best gaming and multimedia experiences. Xonar AE delivers 7.1-channel, 192kHz/24-bit Hi-Res audio output with a high 110dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), and comes with a built-in 150ohm headphone amplifier that provides rich, detailed sound and defined bass. An exclusive EMI back plate shields static noise for incredibly clear audio.
With up to 7.1-channel output and support for 192kHz/24-bit Hi-Res audio, Xonar AE lets you enjoy truly cinematic sound while gaming, watching movies, and listening to music.
Xonar AE features a swappable operational amplifier (op-amp), allowing you to customize your listening experience easily — no soldering required!
A hi-fi-grade ESS 9023P DAC delivers an exceptional, jitter-free audio signal with a 110dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for 12-times greater clarity than average onboard audio chips.
Since many gamers choose to play wearing headphones, Xonar AE features a high-quality, 150ohm headphone amplifier that delivers detailed, immersive sound with punchy, defined bass.
Exclusive ASUS Hyper Grounding PCB fabrication ensures strong signal insulation to reduce distortion and interference, also known as component crosstalk.
Xonar AE is built with an ASUS-exclusive EMI back plate that blocks static noise to provide you with the purest audio experiences.
Xonar AE 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.
Sonic Studio includes controls for Perfect Voice, noise-cancellation technology that eliminates noises for clear in-game communications.
Xonar AE is fully compatible with Windows 10 and features Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) support, ensuring a great audio experience with minimal setup hassles.