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Asus Xonar Essence STX PCI-Express x1 Sound Card

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Part#: SC-XONARST
Package: RETAIL
Manufacturer: ASUS
Manufacturer Part#: XONAR ESSENCE STX
Shipping Weight: 2.50 lbs.(1.14 kg)
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Price: $189.99

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    Specifications
    • Mfr Part Number: XONAR ESSENCE STX /90-YAA060-1UAN00Z
    • Audio Performance:
      • Output Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-Weighted): 124dB for Front-out,117dB for Headphone-out (600ohms) dB
      • Input Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-Weighted): 118 dB
      • Output THD+N at 1kHz: 0.0003% (-110dB) for Front-out, 0.001% (-100dB) for Headphone-out
      • Input THD+N at 1kHz: 0.0002% (-113dB) for Line-in
      • Frequency Response (-3dB, 24-bit/192kHz input): <10Hz to 90KHz
      • Output/Input Full-Scale Voltage: 2 Vrms (5.65 Vp-p)
    • Bus Compatibility PCI Express:
      • PCI Express Rev. specification compatible
      • Compatible with X1, X4, X8, X16 PCI Express slots
    • Main Chipset:
      • Audio Processor: ASUS AV100 High-Definition Sound Processor (Max. 192KHz/24bit)
      • 24-bit D-A Converter of Digital Sources: 1x Texas Instruments PCM1792A for Front-Out (127dB SNR, Max. 192kHz/24bit)
      • 24-bit A-D Converter for Analog Inputs: 1x Cirrus-Logic CS5361 (120dB SNR, Max. 192kHz/24bit)
      • High Fidelity Headphone Amplifier: 1x Texas Instruments 6120A2 (120dB SNR, 100dB THD+N @ Vcc±12V, RL=600, f=1kHz)
    • Sample Rate and Resolution:
      • Analog Playback Sample Rate and Resolution: 44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @ 16/24bit
      • Analog Recording Sample Rate and Resolution: 44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @ 16/24bit
      • S/PDIF Digital Output: 44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @ 16/24bit, Dolby Digital
      • ASIO 2.0 Driver Support: Supports 44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @16/24bit with very low latency
    • I/O Ports:
      • Analog Output Jack: 2x RCA jack (Front R / Front L), 1x 6.30mm jack (Headphone out)
      • Analog Input Jack: 1x 6.30mm mini jack (Shared by Line-In/Mic-In)
      • Other line-level analog input (for CD-IN/TV Tuner): Aux-In (4-pin header on the card)
      • Digital S/PDIF Output: High-bandwidth Coaxial/TOS-Link combo port supports 192KHz/24bit
      • Front-Panel Header: Shared by Headphone out / 2 channels out / Microphone in
      • S/PDIF Header: Connects to compatiable graphic cards for HDMI output
    • Minimum System Requirements:
      • One PCI Express 1.0 (or higher) compatible slot for the audio card
      • Microsoft Windows Vista(32/64bit)/XP(32/64bit)/MCE2005
      • Intel Pentium 4 1.4GHz or AMD Athlon 1400 CPU or faster CPU
      • >256 MB DRAM system memory
      • >60 MB available HDD space for driver installation package
      • CD-ROM drive (or DVD-ROM drive) for software installation
      • High-quality headphones, powered analog speakers, or a Dolby Digital or DTS decoder, to enjoy the ultra-high fidelity sounds of the card
    • Package: Retail
* Product descriptions and part numbers are subject to change, and may not reflect manufacturer product changes. Please check the manufacturer's website and use the item's manufacturer part number to find the most up to date product description.

Customer Reviews (Write a review.  Read all 2 reviews.)

   Reviewed by Earballs from San Jose, CA on 01/27/10

The Good:    Price on ewiz was a real winner. The sound quality is amazing in both audio quality and microphone.
The Squirrelly:    Mine didn't have a manual... I had to download one from Asus. I assume it was merely an oversight.
Pro Tip:    Pair it with the right cans. I use Sennheiser PC350s for the quality audio and also microphone.
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 A true audiophile audio interface  Reviewed by CrucialD from Lindenwold, NJ on 10/13/09

An excellent sound card. Will work in any type PCI-E slot (x1, x4, etc.), and recently released software finally works with Win7 RTM. Paired with a set of premium headphones or amplified studio monitors, you can do some serious recording and/or listening. Recommended!
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