Asus Xonar DG PCI

  • Asus Xonar DG PCI
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Based on 6 scores, 11 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Impressive sound, especially over headphones.
  • Dolby headphone support.
  • Lowprofile bracket included.

Cons:

  • Max sample rate is 96KHz.

Expert reviews and ratings

By APC Magazine on 80

The road to high-quality audio can take one of two paths: the first being a set of expensive speakers paired to a power-guzzling amplifier, costing upwards of $1,500. This path is littered with the remains of sleep-deprived relationships and angry...

By TweakNews on

Asus' Xonar line continues its impressive lineup with the Xonar DG, proving to be an exceptional value at $30. It does a good job providing richer, fuller sound over speakers, but the built-in headphone amp is where this card really excels. With...

By Neoseeker on

The ASUS Xonar DG didn't particularly impress in sound quality. Compared to the onboard Realtek ALC889, the only situation where there is a noticeable difference is when listening to music while the Dolby Headphones technology is enabled. Music is...

By Pureoverclock on

As we saw in the objective RightMark tests, the ASUS Xonar DG is an impressive entry-level sound card. It packs an extensive feature set that's often found in cards that cost several times more, but doesn't sacrifice quality for a lower price....

By Bit-tech.net on 80

The Xonar DG isn’t the best sound card you can buy in this price range. Asus’ own PCI Xonar DS costs roughly £8 more and has 7.1 analogue surround sound, a replaceable op-amp and a more powerful C-Media Oxygen HD CMI-8788 processor that...

By Expert Reviews on 80

This is a cheap card with good audio quality and stable drivers, but you'll get more features if you spend just a little more....

By Overclock3D on 73

All in all the Xonar DG is surprising. Whilst our initial impressions were that at sub-£30, and minus the outstanding Xonar processor, this would be on a par with the great on-board sound we have these days, actually it's a lot better than...

By TechRadar on 90

Asus has established itself as a player in the high rollers' hi-fi lounge with Xonar soundcards like the Xense, D2 and mighty Essence ST. Although still relatively new to the audio game, it can look old timers like Creative and Auzentech in the face...

International Review By Hardware.Info on

Qua gameprestaties doet deze kaart ook niet onder voor de rest, geen van de kaarten levert immers significant hogere frame rates op. Voor deze prijs krijg je ook een versterker voor je koptelefoon tot 64 Ohm. Dat ligt wat lager dan bij de duurdere...

International Review By LaptopWorld DK on 80

Xonar DG har en let installation, en god opbygning med massere af fede detaljer og lyden bliver meget federe i et hvert spil, og klare sig også rigtig fint ved musik. Jeg kan kun anbefale Xonar DG som et absolut godt køb til dig som vil have...

International Review By Datormagazin on

Här är Xonar DG, ett av Asus billigaste PCI-ljudkort. Trots det låga priset är det en riktigt trevlig bekantskap. Men en av företagets äldre modeller ger dig mer för pengarna.Xonar DG har bland annat 5,1-stöd en...