7.1 PCIe gaming sound card with 192kHz/24-bit Hi-Res audio quality, 150ohm headphone amp, high-quality DAC, and exclusive EMI back plate
- 192kHz/24-bit Hi-Res audio and 7.1-channel, 150ohm headphone amp
- High-quality ESS DAC with 110dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)
- Exclusive EMI back plate provides noise shielding for exceptionally clear audio
- Sonic Studio enables full audio control via an intuitive, one-page interface
- Perfect Voice technology eliminates background noise for clear in-game communication
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.
Immersive audio optimized for gaming
Enjoy 192kHz/24-bit Hi-Res audio in cinematic, 7.1-channel surround
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.
Swappable operational amplifiers — Level-up your audio experience
Xonar AE features a swappable operational amplifier (op-amp), allowing you to customize your listening experience easily — no soldering required!
110dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)
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.
Integrated headphone amplifier reveals every sound detail
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.
ASUS-exclusive sound-insulation technology
Hyper Grounding technology
Exclusive ASUS Hyper Grounding PCB fabrication ensures strong signal insulation to reduce distortion and interference, also known as component crosstalk.
Exclusive EMI back plate
Xonar AE is built with an ASUS-exclusive EMI back plate that blocks static noise to provide you with the purest audio experiences.
Total Audio Control
Take complete control with Sonic Studio
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.
Perfect Voice Technology
Sonic Studio includes controls for Perfect Voice, noise-cancellation technology that eliminates noises for clear in-game communications.
Works perfectly with Windows 10
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.
- Internal/External: Internal
- Interface: PCI Express
- Channels: 7.1
- Inputs/Outputs: Analog Output
5 x 3.5 mm jack
1 x 3.5 mm jack
1 x S/PDIF out
- Chipset: C-Media USB2.0 6632AE High-Definition Sound Processor (Max. 192KHz/24bit)
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio: Output Ratio (Front-out): 110 dB
Output Ratio (Headphone-out): 108 dB
Input Ratio: 103 dB
- Frequency Response: 10 Hz to 65 KHz
- Sample Rate and Resolution: Analog Playback Sample Rate and Res:
44.1K/48K/88.2K/96K/176.4K/192KHz @ 16bit/24bit
Analog Recording Sample Rate and Res:
44.1K/48K/88.2K/96KHz @ 16bit/24bit
- .: S/PDIF Digital Output:
44.1K/48K/88.2K/96K/176.4K/192KHz @ 16bit/24bit
ASIO 2.2 Driver Support:
44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @ 24bit/32bit
- Additional Features: See Overview
- Package Type: Retail
- Package Weight: 0.4990 kg
- Warranty: 3 Years
Free shipping is available to all UK residents.
These orders will be sent on a Royal Mail 48 hour tracked service. If you require a more immediate delivery service, we use DHL. However, this courier service will incur an extra cost as stated at the checkout.
We also use DHL/Royal Mail for all European shipments, if you require a European delivery service please select your country at the check out for a shipping price. For international shipments outside of Europe, please contact us directly for a bespoke quote.
We understand that occasionally products may need to be returned to us, but we are here to help make the process easier.
For all returns to Blackmore IT you will need to complete a return merchandise authorisation (RMA) form in order for us to process your refund or replacement during the product's warranty period. Please print this return documentation by clicking here and ensure you include this documentation with a copy of your proof of purchase within the return.
If you need to return your purchase from us, whether you bought it online or over the phone, the product can be returned for a full refund within 21 days of delivery as long as it's still in its original, unopened anti static (a silver coloured bag or pink bubble material) packaging. Please follow the returns policy above.
We sincerely apologise if your product develops a fault within its warranty period, and if the fault occurs within 30 days of purchase (or delivery) we will always offer you an exchange or refund. However, in all cases we do reserve the right to inspect the product and verify the fault, if you would like to discuss this further please call us on 0808 196 2772, alternatively follow the returns policy above.
We want you to be absolutely satisfied with your Blackmore IT product and would recommend that, where practicable, you unpack and check it for any transit damage as soon as your product arrives. If you receive a damaged product please call us as soon as possible on 0808 196 2772 to inform us about this issue.
We will then arrange an exchange or refund as soon as possible, once the return has been processed as per the above returns policy.
Our Return to Base (RTB) warranties mean if the item doesn't work on delivery we cover all costs of getting a replacement sent out immediately. However, if the item works on delivery but within 6 months breaks then we ask you to send it back to us for repair or replacement.