Product information - Xonar AE Soundkarte, 7.1 Channel Surround, PCI-E x1The ASUS Xonar AE makes cutting-edge sound quality affordable! Thanks to its high-quality DACs from ESS and Cirrus Logic, with a signal-to-noise ratio of up to 110 dB and extensive shielding measures, it has a particularly clean sound that also meets Hi-Fi standards. However, the Perfect Voice Technology also helps to ensure clear communication in games by eliminating background noise. Furthermore the exchangeable op-amps and the Sonic Studio Software Suite offer users extensive control over the sound produced, something that audiophiles will particularly appreciate when using it in a home cinema or on headphones.
The Features of the ASUS Xonar AE Sound Card at a Glance
- DACs with up to 110 dB SNR & 32-bit / 192 kHz playback quality
- Swappable OP-Amps for high-end sound customisation without soldering
- 150 Ohm headphone amplifier for premium HiFi headphones
- EMI backplate & Hyper Grounding Technology for pristine sound
- Sonic Studio Software for comprehensive sound control
- 7.1 Surround sound & 16-bit / 96 kHz recording quality
Hi-Res Audio for Gaming, Home Cinema & Headphones with the ASUS Xonar AEThe Xonar AE is equipped with high-quality capacitors to ensure a clean power supply as well as an exclusive EMI baseplate alongside a special multi-layer PCB design. This results in a sound card that is designed from the ground up to produce pure sound without any kind of interference. The replaceable op-amps provide the listener with a true-to-life manner of audio reproduction as well as an immersive surround sound experience. The integrated headphone amp supports up to 150 Ohms impedance, meaning that even audiophile gamers can enjoy their games with high-impedance headphones.
With its high signal-to-noise ratio of 110 dB the ASUS Xonar AE also guarantees 12 times the sound clarity of conventional onboard audio solutions. In addition, 7.1 home cinema systems can be controlled in analogue or digitally via the sound card. The surround sound optimisation is improved yet further by perfect channel separation and high-quality sound chips - even during stereo mode usage. This means that virtually all movies or games will in some way benefit from the immersive sound imaging, and this also represents a significant advantage in video games both in single- and online multiplayer.
The C-Media 6632AE High-Definition C-Media 6632AE processor is at the heart of this sound card. This processor and the high-quality digital-to-analog converters from the renowned manufacturers ESS and Cirrus Logic provide an impressive sound image across the entire frequency response. Whether in respect to powerful bass or crystal-clear trebles - the ASUS Xonar AE transmits audio signals losslessly so that it exploits the full potential of the sound converters. The card also benefits from interchangeable op-amps that allow the user to create different tones and sound combinations.
- Dimensions: TBA
- Sound Chip: C-Media 6632AE (max. 192 KHz/ 24 bit)
- Connection: PCIe
- Channels: max. 8 (7.1, 6.1, 5.1, 4.1, 4.0, 2.1, 2.0)
1x 3,5 mm (Micro/Line-In)
5x 3,5 mm (Jacks)
1x S/PDIF (Toslink)
- Compatibility: Windows 7, 8.1, 10 (32/64 bit)
ASUS Xonar AE Soundcard
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|Standard / Specification||PCIe 1x|
|Channels||max. 8 (7.1, 6.1, 5.1, 4.1, 4.0, 2.1, 2.0)|
|Audio outputs||Klinke 3,5 mm (insgesamt) 5x, S/PDIF optisch (TOSLINK) 1x|
|Audio inputs||Klinke 3,5 mm (insgesamt) 1x|
|Max. playback quality||192 kHz / 24 bit|
|Max. recording quality||96 kHz / 24 bit|