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.
Guide on how to configure the Xonar card to work with 2 speakers and one standalone subwoofer that is connected directly to the audio card.
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.
Possible reasons for the Xonar or other C-media CMI8788 chipset sound card not being detected by the Xonar or C-Media drivers.
Notes about issues and fixes for Xonar sound cards and Windows 10.
Some things and issues you should be aware concerning ASUS Xonar sound cards and other C-Media CMI8788 audio chipset cards.
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.