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Asus Xonar Essence ST PCI HI-FI Soundcard 124db SNR Provides The Best PC Sound Clarity Available

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XONAR ESSENCES ST

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Asus Xonar Essence ST PCI HI-FI Soundcard 124db SNR Provides The Best PC Sound Clarity Available
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£143.98
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Description

ASUS' Xonar Essence ST audio card with world's first precision audio clock tuning offers a revolutionary listening experience.

In its search for the purest essence of sound, ASUS have broken the boundaries with the soundcard on the market, the Xonar Essence ST. This PCI card is the world's first audio card to incorporate precision clock tuning to minimize audio jitter, bringing the user a clearer, crisper listening experience.

The Xonar Essence ST is capable of achieving an industry-leading 124dB SNR (Signal-to-Noise Ratio) in signal clarity and offers a built-in headphone amplifier to obtain the best performance out of any available pair of headphones. Thanks to ASUS' exclusive Hyper-grounding and EMI Shield design, even the most demanding audiophile will be satisfied with the unprecedented sound quality.

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
ASUS Xonar Essence ST - sound card
Device Type
Sound card
Enclosure Type
Internal
Interface Type
PCI
Signal Processor
ASUS AV100
Sound Output Mode
Stereo
DAC Resolution
24-bit
Sample Rate
44.1 kHz (min) - 192 kHz (max)
Signal-To-Noise Ratio
124 dB
System Requirements
Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, Microsoft Windows Vista


Detail

General

Device Type
Sound card
Form Factor
Internal
Interface Type
PCI

Processor / Memory

Signal Processor
ASUS AV100

Audio Output

Sound Output Mode
Stereo
DAC Resolution
24-bit
Sample Rate
44.1 kHz (min) - 192 kHz (max)
Signal-To-Noise Ratio
124 dB
Frequency Response
10 - 90000 Hz
Compliant Standards
DirectSound, Dolby Digital 5.1, A3D 1.0, OpenAL, Dolby Digital Live, Dolby Virtual Speaker, Dolby Headphone, DirectSound3D GX 2.5, Dolby Pro Logic II
Audio Modes
Playback : 24-bit 192 kHz - 124 dB , Record : 24-bit 192 kHz - 118 dB

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces
1 x audio line-out - RCA x 2 , 1 x headphones - phone stereo 6.3 mm , 1 x audio line-in/microphone , 1 x audio line-in - 4 PIN MPC , 1 x SPDIF output - RCA

Miscellaneous

Cables Included
1 x audio (optical) adapter

Software / System Requirements

OS Required
Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, Microsoft Windows Vista

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Asus Xonar Essence ST PCI HI-FI Soundcard 124db SNR Provides The Best PC Sound Clarity Available
5.0 1
£143.98
Asus Xonar Essence ST PCI HI-FI Soundcard 124db SNR Provides The Best PC Sound Clarity Available
The best sound there is
Reviewed by . Review Posted 14/03/2010
5 5

It's very simple, this is the best sounding card you can buy. I have run the card on Vista and Windows 7 and it works faultlessly. It's jut plain superb and beats other cards to a pulp.

  • Overall 5*
  • Ease of use 5*
  • Value for money 5*
 

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Interface: PCI
Sound Output Mode: Stereo
Brand: Asus
Stock Status: In Stock
Price Range Inc VAT: 100 - 150

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