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ASUS Xonar Essence STX - SNR up to 124dB? ASUS Xonar Essence STX
ASUS are reportedly readying the next installment in their Xonar sound card lineup - the ASUS Xonar Essence STX. According to ASUS, the Xonar Essence STX boasts a Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) of 124dB, and will be the first card available with an onboard headphone amp. That means up to 600ohm headphones with <100dB THD+N. Impressive!
The Xonar Essence STX reeks of quality, high-end components too and is decked out with Nichicon capacitors. The Xonar Essence STX also features isolated power sources for headphone output and normal audio output.
Craving for the clearest audio source to support your precious headphone and speakers? Then let Xonar Essence STX amaze you. Being the world’s first audio card to achieve 124dB in signal-to-noise ratio, and capable of driving headphone with highest impedance under lowest 100dB distortion, your only concern will be hard to stop the heavenly music playback from Xonar Essence STX.
Designed in Essence
Perfectly sealed by improved EMI shield, Xonar Essence STX’s analog output path generates the purest audio ever from a sound card -124dB signal-to-noise ratio and 0.0003% distortion.
Fine-selected Components
With premium-quality digital-to-audio converter and audio-specific capacitors selected, Xonar Essence STX provides <10~90kHZ frequency response and 124dB dynamic range for your unlimited pleasure.
Shines your beloved headphones
Drives up to 600ohms headphones with less than 100dB distortion, the built-in headphone amp supports every available headphone in the market with exceptional audio quality.
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26-05-2009, 16:26:51

Amazing card just to have as a backup at that price.

I used to own one of these when they were brand new and the 640mb offered little over it.

Cost me a pretty penny then too!

26-05-2009, 16:30:58

Yeh i know what your aying :rolleyes:
There still good, and for 50quid? get 2 for sli! cheap fast! sexahh...

26-05-2009, 16:33:21

U eagle eye'd scanners need to find me a decently priced low-profile card >= 8800.

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What u still looking at this post for ?

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26-05-2009, 16:36:02

best u could find in the time given sir..

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26-05-2009, 16:39:32

He said low profile... :p

26-05-2009, 16:39:42

low profile !


26-05-2009, 16:39:58

I think Rast means half height?

26-05-2009, 16:40:12

Beat you to it Rasta :p
Correct Kempez.

26-05-2009, 16:41:44

GL finding that :p

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