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Xonar DGX 5.1 PCI-E Low Profile Sound Card
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ASUS Xonar DGX 5.1 PCI-E Low Profile Sound Card

If you want an upgrade from motherboard audio with better sound quality and more features then the great value for money Xonar DGX 5.1 is ideal.

The Xonar DGX audio card combines Dolby Headphone 5.1 high definition surround with the ASUS-exclusive GX 2.5 gaming audio engine and an on-board headphone amplifier. These result in accurate and deep audio that brings every nuance and sound across fully, making the Xonar DGX 5.1 an ideal audio card for gamers who want to remain totally aware of their play environments.


  1. Built-in Headphone AMP to power up every sound detail
  2. Three headphone AMP gain modes for different usage scenarios
  3. Dolby Headphone technology for an immersive 5.1 surround experience
  4. ASUS exclusive GX2.5 gaming audio engine for realistic 3D audio effects

Headphone Amp gain modes for different usage scenarios

The Xonar DGX uses three modes to cater to different usage scenarios: voice, pro-gaming, and exciter modes. Sound positioning helps gamers become better informed of environments and thus more competitive, especially in multiplayer first person shooters.

VOIP mode: dedicated to chat and headsets, providing clear voice and music enjoyment
Pro-gaming mode: adds extra sound dynamics in higher frequencies for enhanced audio positioning
Exciter mode: get immersed in gameplay and embraced by powerful bass with a fuller soundfield

Dolby Headphone technology for an immersive 5.1-channel surround experience

The Xonar DGX 5.1 uses Dolby Headphone technology to level up your stereo headphones to surround sound brilliance.

GX 2.5 for realistic 3D gaming audio effects

The exclusive ASUS GX 2.5 gaming audio engine on the Xonar DGX 5.1 allows up to 128 different sound effects simultaneously for a realistic 3D audio environment. It also offers full compatibility with the latest version of EAX®.

Automatic jack-sensing front-panel output

The Intel HDA-compatible front-panel header automatically switches output between the back and the front of the case once speakers/headphones are plugged in. Never again will you be bothered by the need to change connection settings manually!

SpecificationsXonar DGX 5.1
Model Number90-YAA0Q0-0UAN0BZ
Audio ProcessorC-Media CMI8786 High-Definition Sound Processor (Max. 96KHz/24bit)
Output Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-Weighted) (Front-out)105 dB
Input Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-Weighted 103 dB
Output THD+N at 1kHz (Front-out)<0.0025 %(-92 dB)
Input THD+N at 1kHz<0.0022 %(-93 dB)
Frequency Response (-3dB, 24bit/96KHz input)10 Hz to 48 KHz
Analog Playback Sample Rate and Resolution44.1K/48K/96KHz @ 16bit/24bit
Analog Recording Sample Rate and Resolution44.1K/48K/96KHz @ 16bit/24bit
S/PDIF Digital Output44.1K/48K/96KHz @ 16bit/24bit
Special FeaturesSmart Volume Normaliser, Xear 3D Virtual Speaker Shifter, Magic Voice, Karaoke Functions, FlexBass, 10 -band Equaliser, 27 Environment Effects, GX2.5 Gaming Audio Engine, VocalFX
AccessoriesLow -profile Bracket, Driver CD, Quick Start Guide
Dimensions170.5 x 64.4 mm (L x W)
Warranty24 months
EAN barcode4716659121008

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