Guide to achieve best audio quality, performance and functionality for Xonar cards and other CMI8788 audio chipset cards.
This tweak increases microphone volume input by 3 dB which can be considered as a 10-15% increase when recording the voice through the microphone.
This tweak disables the Xonar’s “SpeakerCompensation” driver setting. This setting when enabled, it is modifying the amplitude of sound frequencies. This tweak may affect sound quality and results in a lower DPC latency. There may be other benefits or drawbacks that are yet to be discovered.
UNi Xonar drivers main page (information, release notes, driver downloads).
Restoree is a tool that can restore the original contents of the EEPROM when Xonar cards are no longer recognized. I’ve extended the original restoree.exe with support for STX II and DG SI cards.
XonarSwitch is a new application that allows you to control various Xonar’s audio settings, define them as switchable profiles, and apply them on-the-fly without having to stop the audio playback.
Xonar Front Panel Switch (new version) aka fpswitch is a tool that allows seamlessly changes between rear speakers and front panel speakers output.
Page dedicated for Xonar hardware mods discussions. Includes list of tutorials.
Xonar Driver Restart is an application that will restart the Windows Audio Service and C-media audio driver.
A tool that cleans any remaining Xonar driver files and settings.
UNi Xonar drivers frequently asked questions and troubleshooting guide.