Improve the sound quality of games and music with the Asus Xonar U7 7.1 Channel USB 2.0 Sound Card.Surround sound for your computing Become more immersed in games and film with 7.1-channel surround sound. It deliver 192 kHz/24-bit quality for consistent high definition audio output. It’s powerful with a 114 dB signal-to-noise ratio, and provides up to 16x the sonic clarity of comparable onboard audio cards. Asus Hyper Grounding PCB fabrication provides the Xonar U7 with superior signal insulation to cut down distortion and interference (or crosstalk) for purer sound from each channel. Smart audio You’ll enjoy more realistic surround and enhanced sound thanks to Dolby Home Theatre v4. This technology includes a surround decoder that converts two-channel audio sources into multi-channel format for more immersive sound. Enjoy detailed virtual surround playback over standard stereo headphones or speakers via virtual surround sound. A dialogue enhancer makes in-game communications clearer, and there’s a volume leveller to help maintain the selected volume level consistently across different audio sources. Built-in headphone amp The Asus Xonar U7 Sound Card has an integrated headphone amplifier that expands every detail of your audio, making it great for gaming. Master and microphone volume controls that allow gamers to make adjustments without having to pause the action or access software menus, letting you focus on what you’re doing and enjoy yourself without interruption. USB power and convenience Thanks to USB 2.0 connectivity, the Asus Xonar U7 Sound Card attaches direct to your PC and receives power from its USB port – so you won’t need a separate power adapter. Since the device is compact in design, it saves space on your desktop and can easily be transported for use away from home.