ASUS launches Xonar D2 new generation audio card
ASUS announced the first product of its brand new product line: the ASUS Xonar D2 7.1-channel audio card. This audio card is based on the AV200 audio chip, which not only provides unprecedented sound quality on PC platform, but also integrates multiple sound-enhancing technologies from Dolby and DTS to transform almost any PC into a high-quality digital home media center. The ASUS Xonar D2 features a signal- to-noise ratio (SNR) of 118 db for both audio in and out—reaching the limit of audio quality on most PC platforms. Unlike generic sound cards in the market that provide the highest SNR to only the front stereo outputs, the Xonar D2 is able to deliver 118 db quality audio for all 7.1 channels.
Besides delivering impressive audio quality, the Asus Xonar D2 is also packed with multiple sound technologies from Dolby and DTS to deliver outstanding entertainment experiences. The technologies onboard the Xonar D2 delivers outstanding game audio quality and 3D positioning in PC 3D games. DirectX technology specifies and creates 3D positions of sounds around the player for 4, 5.1, or 7.1 speaker configurations. The ASUS Xonar D2 is a new generation audio card that focuses on providing audio lovers with truly high end audio quality, gamers the best 3D positioning sound effects, and adds more value for everyone who wants to have better music experience on the go.