Expreview got their hands on photos and slides of the upcoming ASUS Xonar Essence STX sound card. The Xonar Essence STX has independent power sources for line/headphone out and is the first audio card that drives up to 600ohms headphones with less than 100dB distortion.
Craving for the clearest audio source to support your precious headphone and speakers? Then let Xonar Essence STX amaze you. Being the world’s first audio card to achieve 124dB in signal-to-noise ratio, and capable of driving headphone with highest impedance under lowest 100dB distortion, your only concern will be hard to stop the heavenly music playback from Xonar Essence STX.
Designed in Essence
Perfectly sealed by improved EMI shield, Xonar Essence STX’s analog output path generates the purest audio ever from a sound card -124dB signal-to-noise ratio and 0.0003% distortion.
With premium-quality digital-to-audio converter and audio-specific capacitors selected, Xonar Essence STX provides <10~90kHZ frequency response and 124dB dynamic range for your unlimited pleasure.
Shines your beloved headphones
Drives up to 600ohms headphones with less than 100dB distortion, the built-in headphone amp supports every available headphone in the market with exceptional audio quality.