ASUS XONAR Essence STX 5.1-Channel PCI Sound Card

Product code: 098102

£109.99
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Product features

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

Technical specifications for ASUS XONAR Essence STX 5.1-Channel PCI Sound Card

OVERVIEW
Enclosure Internal
Interface PCI
Channels 5.1
FEATURES
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
- S/PDIF
GENERAL
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
Customer reviews

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(8.2 out of 10)
Features
7.9
Sound quality
8.5
Compatibility
8.3
Value for money
8.9
Overall rating
8.2
Scores 8.2 out of 10 based on 59 reviews
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(8 out of 10)

Paul

Newcastle Upon Tyne GB Don't tolerate bad service
+
good price
setting up the 5.1 to run with a fiber optic home surround system was a bit of a faff.
0 of 1 people found this review helpful
Confirmed purchase: 31 October 2014
Published on: 02 December 2014
(9 out of 10)

Emin

Southampton/ Hedge End GB Experienced, Fussy, Educated
+
Much better sound quality than any onboard sound card and great price
front panel can be an issue if headphones be used. nothing serious but can be annoying. also, impossible to turn the sound effects off but only choice is to choose "room" for natural sound.
Confirmed purchase: 20 June 2014
Published on: 18 July 2014
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£109.99
  • Available for Home Delivery
  • Available to Order Online & Collect in Store from next day  
ASUS XONAR Essence STX 5.1-Channel PCI Sound Card
£109.99