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9.7 out of 10

Asus Xonar Essence STX

Industry-leading 124dB SNR - Built-in headphone amp drives eve Read more

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Overall 10
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Great Sound Card

Sad124, B&H Photo
4 days ago
  • Excerpt: This is a great sound card. The only negative issue is the driver software is for Windows XP and Vista. Need to go online to get Windows 7 or higher. Once I got it running, it's great!
  • Pros: Easy To Install
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Overall 10
10

Great Sound Card

Tim Racobaldo, Amazon
10 March 2014
  • Summary: I just installed this sound card on my Alienware aurora A4 and I highly recommend it. I use them with separate Eagles Arion sound system and my Sennheiser PC 360 headset. The reason I bought this sound card was mainly for music and it also greatly benefits my gaming as well. After installing the driver I immediately noticed a great change in my music. The sounds seemed to flow together more nicely and just flat out sounds great.
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Overall 10
10

ASUS Soundcard

Andrew Ericson, Amazon
20 February 2014
  • Summary: Good price for a Xonar soundcard. Quick service. Very well pleased with my purchase. Will be part of an HTPC.
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Overall 10
10

Xonar essence stx

sircraftyhands, Amazon
15 February 2014
  • Summary: I bought this with a pair of AKG 702s for a entry level audiophile experience. I use it for music, movies, and gaming. The optical port works with my old Sony STR K790 5.1 system perfectly, it sounds better than ever. The 2 channel speaker driver makes my old old computer speakers sound way better. And of course the headphone driver makes my AKG 702's sing.
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Overall 10
10

Xonar Essence STX

SOULorSYS, B&H Photo
16 January 2014
  • Excerpt: If you have high end headphones, enjoy online gaming, or watch movies at night, I cannot recommend the Essence STX highly enough. It is now my favorite soundcard and has taken the crown from my modified X-Fi XtremeMusic, so if you love sound and love headphones, do yourself a favor and get the Xonar Essence STX.
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Easy To Use, Hugely Dynamic And Accura, Quality Output, Reliable Performance, The Dac Capacitors And
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Overall 10
10

Very good sound card if you know what you want to get out of it.

Nossy "Nossy", Amazon
16 December 2013
  • Summary: I will add my two cents to this sound card. First off, this card performs better than any card in its price range, I'm not sure there is a direct competitor other than the X-fi Titanium models from Creative. Basically you are paying for two things here, the Texas Instrument headphone amplifier and the Burr Brown DAC. So to get the most out of this, you should be using a high quality headphone because it is engineered specifically for that.
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic Sound card, Great headphone Amp

Signalshifter, Amazon
28 November 2013
  • Summary: I have used Creative Soundblaster sound cards for years just replacing one top of the line card with another. I have read about these Xonar sound cards but I was in something of a rut with the SB cards. I finally decided it was time to try out the Xonar Essence SC. I had read all of the difficulty loading drivers. I always load new drivers from the devices support page.
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Overall 10
10

Incredible!

DiyEyal, B&H Photo
6 August 2013
  • Excerpt: I'm a bit of a freak when it's about high end sound... love this sound card so much! fantastic sound...
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Easy To Use, Quality Output, Reliable Performance
  • Cons: Expensive
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Overall 10
10

look no further this is your sound card.

byronkoeder2012, Ebay
2 July 2013
  • Summary: This is a great sound card ,with 24 bit you cant get any better than this in sound quality, I bought this card for my Music Apps and this card works with them beautifully recreating true to life sounds. If you need an ASIO sound card look no further.
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10

AutoHotKey script

DharmaTurtle, Amazon
22 May 2013
  • Summary: Here's my AutoHotKey script that switches from 2 Speakers to Headphone mode automatically when you hit Control+Shift+Q Nod to P Str who write the parent script that I just modified: http://www.amazon.com/review/R1GAHL4DSDSHI9/ref=cm_cr_rev_detmd_pl?ie=UTF8&asin=B007TMZ1BK&cdForum=FxQ4EBOZFN8UWG&cdMsgID=Mx2S6D6AMK6AEHV&cdMsgNo=7&cdPage=1&cdSort=oldest&cdThread=Tx1KLI54HINAW28&store=pc#Mx2S6D6AMK6AEHV Quite the URL.
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