Asus Xonar Essence STX PCIe Sound Card
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
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