ASUS XONAR Essence STX 5.1-Channel PCI Sound Card

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  • Built-in headphone amplifier
  • High-fidelity low-dropout (LDO) regulator
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: 124 dB
  • Includes Op-amp swap kit

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Available for Home Delivery


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Available to Order Online & Collect in Store from next day

Available to Order Online & Collect in Store from next day


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Product details

Please your inner audiophile with the Asus XONAR Essence STX 5.1-Channel PCI Sound Card. With high quality audio response and ample connectivity, it's ideal whether you're listening to music or gaming.

High quality sound

The XONAR Essence STX uses precision made components to provide you with only the best sound. The impressive 124 dB signal-to-noise ratio means that you'll be able to enjoy high quality audio on your PC.The multi-layer PCB separates signal from noise for a clean signal, meaning you can enjoy fantastic 5.1 sound.

It includes a built-in headphone amp and a high quality headphone driver, offering up to 600 Ohms of impedance. With less than 0.001% distortion, you'll be able to hear every detail in your games or listen to music the way it should be heard when you're using your headphones or headset.

Built for power

The Nichicon 'Fine Gold' capacitors offer great dynamic performance, combining fantastic components and ample connectivity for excellent sound quality.

You can also customise your sound using the swappable OPAmp socket. This lets you alter your listening experience without hassle, so you can find the perfect sound to suit your games or home entertainment.

For booming 5.1 sound that will blow you away, all you need is the Asus XONAR Essence STX 5.1-Channel PCI Sound Card.

Product code: 098102

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Enclosure Internal
Interface PCI
Channels 5.1
DAC resolution 24-bit
Signal processor ASUS AV100 High-Definition Sound Processor
Frequency response 10 - 90000 Hz
Signal-to-noise ratio 124 dB
Encoding - Dolby Digital Live
- Dolby Headphone
- Dolby Virtual Speaker
- Dolby Pro-Logic II
Inputs - S/PDIF
- RCA x 2
- 6.3 mm jack
- Aux-in x 1
Outputs - 3.5 mm jack
System requirements Windows 8, 7, XP
Accessories included - S/PDIF adapter x 1
- 3.5 mm to RCA cable x 1
- Quick start guide x 1
Dimensions 112 x 2 x 169 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 920 g
Manufacturer’s guarantee 2 years