Optimized for Immersive Gaming Action through Precision Audio
The Xonar DG sound card combines Dolby Headphone 5.1 high definition surround with ASUS’ own GX 2.5 gaming audio engine and an on-board headset amplifier. These result in accurate and deep audio that brings every nuance and sound across fully, making the new Xonar DG an ideal sound card for gamers who want to remain totally aware of their play environments.
Built-in Headphone AMP
Powers up every sound detail in gaming
3 headphone Amp gain modes for different usage scenarios
- VOIP mode Specialized for VOIP headsets. Providing clear communication and music enjoyment. - Pro-gaming mode Adding extra dynamics in higher frequencies for enhanced audio positioning. - Exciter mode Immerse in the game with more powerful bass punch and fuller sound field.
Dolby® Headphone for an immersive 5.1 surround imaging
GX2.5 for realistic 3D audio effects
Automatic jack-sensing front-panel output
Audio auto-switched from back to front with headphone plugged in!
Output Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-Weighted): 105 dB Input Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-Weighted): 103 dB Output THD+N at 1kHz: 0.0025% (-92dB) Input THD+N at 1kHz: 0.0022% (-93dB) Frequency Response (-3dB, 24-bit/96kHz input): <10Hz to 48kHz Output/Input Full-Scale Voltage 1Vrms (3Vp-p)
PCI: PCI v2.2 or above bus compatible
Audio Processor: C-Media CMI8786 High-Definition Sound Processor (Max. 96KHz/24bit) 24-bit D-A Converter of Digital Sources: Cirrus Logic CS4245*1 (104dB DNR, Max. 192KHz/24bit) / Cirrus Logic CS4361*1 (103dB DNR, Max. 192KHz/24bit) 24-bit A-D Converter for Analog Inputs: Cirrus Logic CS4245*1 (104dB DNR, Max. 192KHz/24bit) High Fidelity Headphone Amplifier: Optimized for 32~150Ω
Sample Rate and Resolution
Analog Playback Sample Rate and Resolution: 44.1K/48K/96KHz @ 16/24bit for all channels Analog Recording Sample Rate and Resolution: 44.1K/48K/96KHz @ 16/24bit S/PDIF Digital Output: 44.1K/48K/96KHz @ 16/24bit, Dolby Digital, DTS, WMA-Pro ASIO 2.0 Driver Support: 44.1K/48K/96KHz @ 16/24bit
Analog Output Jack: 3.50mm mini jack *3 (Front/Side/Center-Subwoofer) Analog Input Jack: 3.50mm mini jack *1 (Line-In/Mic-In) Other line-level analog input (for CD-IN/TV Tuner): Aux-In (4-pin header on the card) Digital S/PDIF Output: High-bandwidth Optical Connector supports 96KHz/24bit -additional SPDIF-out header for HDMI audio output Front-Panel Header: Supports headphone jack-detection, automatically switch audio output from back-panel to front
Operation System: Windows 7/Vista/XP/MCE2005 Dolby® Technologies: Dolby Headphone: technology allows users to listen to music, watch movies, or play games with the dramatic 5.1-channel surround or realistic 3D spacious effects through any set of stereo headphones. Smart Volume Normalizer™: Normalizes the volume of all audio sources into a constant level and also enhances your 3D sound listening range and advantages in gaming Xear 3D™ Virtual Speaker Shifter: Adjustable virtual 7.1-speaker positioning Magic Voice™: Changes your voice pitch to different types (Monster/Cartoon…) for disguising your real voice or just for fun in online chatting Karaoke Functions: Music Pitch-Shifting, Vocal Cancellation, and Microphone Echo effects with Stereo Mix recording (Wave and Mic-in) for online Karaoke or online DJ applications FlexBass™: Professional Bass Management/Enhancement system Other Effects: 10-band Equalier/27 Environment Effects 3D Sound Engines/APIs: 7: DirectSound3D® GX 2.5, EAX®2.0&1.0, DirectSound® HW, DirectSound SW, A3D®1.0, OpenAL generic modes, 128 3D sounds processing capability Vista: DirectSound3D® GX 2.5, EAX®2.0&1.0, DirectSound® HW, DirectSound SW, A3D®1.0, OpenAL generic modes, 128 3D sounds processing capability XP: DirectSound3D® GX 2.5, EAX®2.0&1.0, DirectSound® HW, DirectSound SW, A3D®1.0, OpenAL generic modes, 128 3D sounds processing capability
DS3D GX2.5: DS3D GX 2.5 supports EAX gaming sound effects and DirectSound 3D hardware enhanced functions on Windows 7/Vista. (DirectX/DirectSound 3D compatible) VocalFX™: The latest vocal effect technologies for gaming and VoIP, including: - VoiceEX: produces vivid environmental reverberation for your voice in EAX games - ChatEX: emulates different background environment effects when you chat online - Magic Voice: changes your voice pitch to different types (Monster/Cartoon…) for disguising your real voice or just for fun in online chatting
1 x Low-profile Bracket 1 x Driver CD 1 x Quick Start Guide
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Complete Customer Care Package
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1 Year Global Warranty (estimated $100 value, FREE)
30-Day Flawless Display Guarantee: If you discover one defective bright dot within 30 days of purchase, ASUS will replace the panel at no cost.
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Warranty covering accidental drops, spills, power surges, and fire damage
Target 3 business day turnaround time for repair / replacement; not including receiving and shipping time
One-way shipping (from ASUS to the user) at no additional cost