Home > Computer Components > Sound Cards > Asus Sound Cards > ASUS Xonar Essence STX

ASUS Xonar Essence STX

Mfg Part #: XONAR ESSENCE STX


ASUS Xonar Essence STX
Ordering Information
Our Price$200.04
ConditionNew and Factory Sealed
Out of Stock as of 2:47am 3/29/2014
Qty

Built-in headphone amp drives every available headphone with <0.001% distortion

Nichicon "fine gold" capacitors offer great dynamic performance

Perfectly shielded EMI-free analog output path

Customize your sound color effortlessly via swappable OPAmp socket

Industry-leading 124dB SNR (Signal-to-Noise Ratio)
Choosing only the best components and finest design, Xonar Essence STX achieves unprecedented 124 dB SNR- 64 times clear than on-board solutions, bringing top-o-the shelf audio experience for audiophiles.

Built-in headphone amp
A high-quality TI TPA6120A2 headphone driver supports headphones up to 600ohms of impendence with lower than 0.001% distortion. Drive your headphones as intended without additional amplification.

Hyper-grounding circuitry design
This exclusive ASUS technique utilizes multi-layer PCB design to separate signal and noise, ensuring only the cleanest signals are passed to sensitive components.

Perfectly sealed analog output path
EMI and shielding seals all analog output signals perfectly from noise, offering distortion-free audio enjoyment.

High quality DAC
The Burr-Brown PCM 1792A Digital-to-Analog Convertor (DAC) converts signals at 127dB signal-to-noise ratio.

Nichicon "fine gold" professional audio capacitors
Using state-of-the-art etching technology, Nichicon "Fine Gold" capacitors deliver rich bass and crystal-clear high frequencies.

Swappable OPA sockets
Tune up your unique sound - OPAMP sockets allow simple, solder-less alteration for user-preferred sound color.


Product Highlights
  • Industry-leading 124dB SNR
  • Built-in headphone amp drives every available headphone with <0.001% distortion
  • Nichicon "fine gold" capacitors offer great dynamic performance
  • Perfectly shielded EMI-free analog output path
  • Customize your sound color effortlessly via swappable OPAmp socket


General Specifications

ManufacturerAsus
Manufacturer Part #XONAR ESSENCE STX
Manufacturer UPC #0610839041190
Cost Central Item #10298336
Product DescriptionASUS Xonar Essence STX - Sound card - 24-bit - 192 kHz - 124 dB SNR - stereo - PCIe - ASUS AV100
Device TypeSound card
Enclosure TypeInternal
Interface TypePCI Express x1
Signal ProcessorASUS AV100
Sound Output ModeStereo
DAC Resolution24-bit
Sample Rate192 kHz (max)
Signal-To-Noise Ratio124 dB
System RequirementsMicrosoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits)

Extended Specifications

General
Device TypeSound card
Form FactorInternal
Interface TypePCI Express x1
Processor / Memory
Signal ProcessorASUS AV100
Audio Output
Sound Output ModeStereo
DAC Resolution24-bit
Sample Rate192 kHz (max)
Signal-To-Noise Ratio124 dB
Frequency Response10 - 90000 Hz
Compliant StandardsDirectSound, A3D 1.0, OpenAL, Dolby Digital Live, Dolby Pro Logic II
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces1 x audio line-out - RCA x 2
1 x headphones - phone stereo 6.3 mm
1 x audio line-in/headphones - phone stereo 6.3 mm
1 x audio line-in - 4 pin MPC
1 x SPDIF output - RCA
On supplied cable : 1 x SPDIF output - TOSLINK
Miscellaneous
Cables Included1 x audio adapter
1 x S/PDIF cable
Software / System Requirements
SoftwareDrivers & Utilities
OS RequiredMicrosoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits)

Customer Care
Help Desk
Web Site Features
Company Information

Total time: 0.0616 seconds