Xonar U7 MKII 7.1 USB sound card with headphone amplifier, 192kHz/24-bit HD sound, 114dB SNRTrue 7.1-channel, 192kHz/24-bit HD surround sound with a 114dB SNR from a compact, USB-powered deviceIntegrated headphone amplifier boosts sound and reveals musical detailsDedicated headphone and mic volume controls enable instant audio adjustments for better gaming and media streaming experiencesClickable volume control knob for convenient switching between headphone and speaker outputSonic Studio software suite with intuitive, single-screen interface and Sonic Radar Pro for mapping opponent locations in first-person shootersEnjoy stunningly detailed audio with this plug-and-play USB sound cardXonar U7 MKII is designed to provide the best audio experiences for PC gaming and media streaming. It delivers stunningly clear and impactful sound when listening with headphones or speakers that far surpasses onboard PC audio hardware. With convenient USB connectivity, Xonar U7 MKII gives you instantly upgraded sound quality without the need to open your PC case to install an internal sound card. Its USB design also eliminates the need for a separate power supply, so just connect one cable and start listening.Powerful sound from a compact and portable deviceXonar U7 MKII engineering overcomes the space and power supply limitations of other external USB-based audio devices to offer precise and immersive 7.1-channel surround. Sound processing uses 192kHz/24-bit fidelity for true high definition output, maintaining consistent quality across all surround channels.114dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)Up to 16X audio clarity compared with the SNR ratios of average onboard audio.Hyper Grounding technologyExclusive ASUS Hyper Grounding PCB fabrication ensures strong signal insulation to reduce distortion and interference, also known as component crosstalk. Digital to analog converter (DAC)High quality Cirrus Logic® CS4398 DAC (digital-to-analog converter) brings clarity with excellent signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and low total harmonic distortion (THD).Integrated headphone amplifier pumps up every sound detailSince many gamers choose to refrain from disturbing others while insisting on the best sound quality, Xonar teams integrate a headphone amplifier on Xonar U7 to boost immersive headphone output.Designed for gaming and media streamingDedicated headphone and microphone volume enable instant audio level adjustments without the need to pause your game or navigate software menus, ensuring uninterrupted gaming and media streaming experiences.The headphone volume control knob doubles as a clickable output selector for instant, convenient switching between listening with headphones and speakers.Plug-and-play USB convenienceWith its USB design, Xonar U7 MKII dramatically upgrades your PC’s audio performance simply by plugging it in. It draws power directly from the USB port, eliminating the need for a separate power adapter. Its compact design fits almost anywhere and is easily portable, so you can bring it with your laptop and enjoy great-sound audio on the go.