Printed from http://www.electronista.com

ASUS announces Xonar DX PCIe soundcard

updated 12:35 pm EST, Thu February 28, 2008

ASUS Xonar DX soundcard

Typically associated more with notebooks, motherboards and videocards, ASUS has announced a new soundcard, the Xonar DX PCI Express 7.1. The company claims the card produces audio 35 times cleaner than that of motherboard chips, with a 116dB signal-to-noise ratio in front output. As it name implies, the card is also capable of 7.1 surround sound, though only through Dolby codecs such as Digital Live and Pro Logic 8x.

The DX is further compatible with the latest version of Microsoft's DirectSound, used in DirectX 10, and EAX 5.0, the latest effects simulation devised by Creative. Average frequency response is rated between 10Hz and 48KHz, and the card has a maximum quality output of 192KHz at 24 bits. Pricing and release dates are currently unclear, though the card should begin shipping in the near future.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Linksys WRT1200AC Wi-Fi Router

Once upon a time, a brand-new Linksys router showed up on our doorstep. So we gathered some network-minded friends together, and hooke ...

Rapoo A300 Mini Bluetooth NFC Speaker

The Rapoo Bluetooth Mini NFC Speaker is a little metallic box about the size of a baseball. In spite of its small size, we were very p ...

Neurio Intelligent Home Monitor

The recently released Neurio Intelligent Home Monitor is a piece of hardware that, when integrated into a home's breaker box, monitors ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News