Product Comparison: Creative Sound Blaster Omni vs ASUS Xonar U7 MKII

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General Specifications
Sound Blaster Omni
Xonar U7 MKII
About the Product
Featuring a built-in dual microphone array for crystal-clear voice communication, customizable SBX Pro Studio audio technologies, as well as a studio-grade 600 ohm headphone amplifier, the Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 is ideal for anyone looking to seriously upgrade their PC or Mac audio experience.
Xonar 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.
Key Specs
Audio Interface
C-Media 6632AX
Signal/Noise Ratio
100 dB
114 dB
Sample Resolution/Rate
24-bit / 96kHz
24-bit / 192kHz
Built-in DAC
Cirrus Logic CS4398
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Creative Sound Blaster Omni 5.1 Surround USB Sound Card
  • Sound quality is pretty clean and I can play things as loud as I want and some.
  • Small footprint and easy to set up. High grade audio without having to install a card is a big plus and makes everything nice and easy.
  • Excellent sound quality even at high volume.
  • As good as an internal sound card. Plus you can free up one of your PCI-e port.
  • It has dual built-in microphones. USB-powered.
ASUS Xonar U7 MKII Sound Card
  • The sound quality is noticeably better.
  • Sonic Studio has sound enhancement features that make the Asus U7 sound amazing for its price.
  • This sports the CS4398 DAC which is really good.
  • The sound quality is absolutely mind bending!
  • Requires no external power (powered via USB).
Size & Weight
2.95 in.
0.98 in.
9.06 in.
5.11 in.
6.1 in.
3.15 in.
14.4 oz.
12.1 oz.
Number of Channels
OS Compatibility
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Mac OS X v10.8 and above
Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
2x RCA, 5x audio jacks, Optical S/PDIF Out
2x RCA, 5x audio jacks, Optical S/PDIF Out
SBX Pro Studio, CrystalVoice, Scout Mode, Dolby Digital Technology, 600ohm headphone amplifier
Sonic Studio, ASUS Hyper Grounding technology
What customers say about "Features"
Creative Sound Blaster Omni 5.1 Surround USB Sound Card
  • Build is pretty decent, I don't use the knob much since both my keyboard and GameOne have audio control knobs.
  • The noise reduction for voice chat is pretty good but that's the only effect I use.
  • Creative makes great hardware and the Omni 5.1 is no exception.
  • The control module is convenient and looks nice on the desktop.
  • A great way to convert your PC into a 5.1 speaker setup. Great connectivity.
ASUS Xonar U7 MKII Sound Card
  • Sonic Studio works perfectly with Win10.
  • Very intuitive and easy to use! EQ works really well.
  • It is detected on Windows 10 64 bit and works neatly.
  • The sound is really great and good connection ports.
  • The problem is that for SPDIF does not bring Dolby Digital anything.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
89.99 $

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