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.
Xonar Essence STX Sound Card
RCA to 3.5mm Y cable
6.3mm to 3.5mm adapter
1 x S/PDIF TOSLINK optical adapters
Quick Start Guide
Audio Precision test report
Xonar Essence STX Sound Card
Output @ Up to 24 bit 44.10 kHz to 192 kHz
24 bit 192 kHz Playback
24 bit 192 kHz Recording
Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR)
110 dB - for Headphone-out
118 dB - Input Signal-to-Noise Ratio
124 dB - for Front-out
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 decoder, to enjoy the ultra-high fidelity sounds of the card
Video Cards: All ASUS VGA cards purchased after January 1st, 2001 will carry 3 year warranty services from purchase date. ASUS product warranty is based on the serial number printed. For more details, please visit support.asus.com.
Sound Cards: All ASUS audio cards carry 3 year warranty services from purchase date. ASUS product warranty is based on the serial number printed. For more details, please visit support.asus.com.
ASUS LCD Monitors: ASUS LCD monitors carry a 7 day DOA warranty, and 3 years limited manufacturer warranty from purchase date. For details on DOA (dead on arrival), bright/dark dot warranty, please visit support.asus.com.
Asus EEE Pads: Asus EEE Pads carry a 1 year limited warranty from purchase date. For technical support, please call the service hotline at 1-888-678-3688.
ASUS Notebook Service Center in Toronto, Canada.
For ASUS branded notebooks (not including Eee products and Built-on ASUS):
Complete Customer Care Package
One of the industry’s most complete customer care packages offers a level of coverage that adds to the price of competing products:
1 Year Global Warranty (estimated $100 value, FREE)
30-Day Flawless Display Guarantee: If you discover one defective bright dot within 30 days of purchase, ASUS will replace the panel at no cost.
Two way free shipping
24/7 tech support: 1-888-678-3688
You have extra protection when they happen to your ASUS notebook purchased in the US or Canada. ASUS will fix it or replace it for you at no charge during the first year after purchase in the event of damage from accidental spills, drops, electrical surges, or fire.
Warranty covering accidental drops, spills, power surges, and fire damage
Target 3 business day turnaround time for repair / replacement; not including receiving and shipping time
One-way shipping (from ASUS to the user) at no additional cost