Xonar AE is a PCIe gaming sound card, built with high-quality components to satisfy gamers, who demand exceptional sound for the perfect gaming and multimedia experiences. Xonar AE delivers 7.1-channel, 192 kHz/24-bit hi-res audio output with a high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), and comes with a built-in headphone amplifier, that provides rich, detailed sound and defined bass. An exclusive EMI back plate shields static noise for incredibly clear audio.
- Enjoy hi-res audio in cinematic, 7.1-channel surround
With up to 7.1-channel output and support for 192 kHz/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!
- 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 pure audio experiences.
Processor / Memory
Sound Output Mode
7.1 channel surround
44.1 kHz (min) - 192 kHz (max)
10 - 65000 Hz
Headphone Amplifier, Hyper Grounding Technology, digital-to-analogue converter (DAC)
Record: 24-bit 96 kHz ¦ Playback: 24-bit 192 kHz
Expansion / Connectivity
1 x audio line-in/microphone - mini-phone 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x headphones - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x speakers (center/subwoofer) - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x speakers (side surround) - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x speakers (rear) - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x speakers (front surround) - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x SPDIF output - TOSLINK
1 x S/PDIF optical adapter
Software / System Requirements
Microsoft Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10