Upgrades Information

Sound Cards

Sound cards are often overlooked when it comes to building a gaming PC. They offer a massive advantage when it comes to hearing what is behind you! If you are the slightest of an audiophile, be it a gamer or enjoys listening to music from you PC then we recommend upgrading the sound card. Sound cards offer a vast improvement in quality over the onboard solutions for very little money.

 

 

Integrated 5.1/7.1 Channel Audio

These Sound Cards are built into the motherboard and are also known as an onboard sound card.

Technical Specifications:
  • Please refer to the motherboard information page for details on its sound card

 

 

Asus ROG SupremeFX

These Sound Cards are built into the Asus ROG Ranger VII motherboard and are also known as an onboard sound card. If you change away from the Asus ROG Ranger VII motherboard you will lose this sound card and will be left with either than standard integrated sound card for that motherboard or with the chosen non integrated sound card chosen here.

SupremeFX has been a staple addition to Republic of Gamers motherboards ever since the very first Crosshair. Its design has always focused on improving sound quality beyond the standard that most motherboards included to benefit gamers’ ears. While never a substitute for a full-fat Creative Soundblaster or Asus Xonar sound card, in the intervening years SupremeFX has evolved to push onboard audio quality to its very limits thanks to ROG innovations.

Technical Specifications:
  • 7.1 surround output
  • Sonic Radar II
  • Interface - Motherboard integrated.

 

 

Asus Xonar DGX

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 new Xonar DGX 5.1 an ideal audio card for gamers who want to remain totally aware of their play environments.

Technical Specifications:
  • 5.1 surround output
  • 24-bit/96kHz audio resolution
  • 105dB signal to noise ratio
  • Interface - PCI-E

 

 

Asus Strix Soar

Strix Soar is a gaming sound card with an audiophile-grade DAC and built with high-performance components to satisfy gamers who demand pure, full-sounding audio. Strix Soar features rich, immersive, and clear sound with an incredible 116dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), and a 600ohm headphone amplifier for deep, tight bass. The simple yet powerful Sonic Studio sound utility provides complete sound card control and allows easy in-game audio adjustments

Technical Specifications:
  • 7.1 surround output
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio resolution
  • 116dB signal to noise ratio
  • Interface - PCI-E

 

 

Asus Strix Raid Pro

Strix Raid Pro is a premium sound card set built with audiophile-grade components to satisfy gamers who demand ultimate audio performance. Strix Raid Pro features rich, immersive, and clear sound with an incredible 116dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), and a 600ohm headphone amplifier for deep, tight bass. The simple yet powerful Sonic Studio sound utility and control box provides complete sound card control and allows instant in-game audio adjustments.

Technical Specifications:
  • 7.1 surround output
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio resolution
  • 116dB signal to noise ratio
  • Interface - PCI-E

 

 

Asus ROG Phoebus

The Republic of Gamers is committed to helping you win more through superior audio power, precise positioning, and lifelike immersion - the perfect aids for those critical online shooter moments. Opposing snipers hide in the dark, taking advantage of cover to keep you suppressed? It’s time to get your team on the offensive with powerful and precise battleground audio intelligence – thanks to advanced Xonar sound hardware. No more confusion or uncertainty. Clear audio turns you into a virtual online gaming general, and paves the way to victory.

Superior audio detection and positioning make gamers equipped with ROG audio gear true champions. Developed using real life insight from full-time players and refined by the expertise of the Xonar team, the ultimate goal here is to help you win! Built for the most dedicated gamers, ROG audio products are committed to win-boosting features, from clear communications to precision detection that amplifies every footstep taken by opponents. No more sneaking around or getting stealth-flanked!

Technical Specifications:
  • 7.1 surround output
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio resolution
  • 118dB signal to noise ratio
  • Interface - PCI-E

 

Front panel audio connectivity on certain cards is NOT available.

Whilst UK Gaming Computers endeavour to make sure our descriptions are 100% correct, manufacturers may alter specifications slightly, it is your responsibility to check the specification with the manufacturer. Images are for illustration purposes only. If you are unsure of anything, please contact us, we wont bite!