8 channel Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding.
HDMI cables included.
Low to no CPU load.
Excellent audio quality.
Only current way to stream loss-less BluRay codecs.
High quality electronics.
Low profile bracket difficult to install.
Mixed use of electrolytic and solid state capacitors.
Crippled by movie industry.
By PCPer on April 14, 2010
If money is no object, I am sure that most people would opt for the HDAV 1.3 Deluxe. It has almost every conceivable soundcard function integrated into its design, and it includes video processing effects through the Splendid HD processor. ...-
By Benchmark Reviews on July 22, 2009
I particularly liked the packaging ASUS has put forth with the Xonar HDAV 1.3 Slim sound card with its non glossy matted finish, its just a nice change from the norm. Of course, I also liked the whole black and gold color scheme, it just adds a...89
By ComputerPowerUser on June 12, 2009
We know of at least one other sound card on the verge of release with a protected audio path and software enabling playback: Auzentech’s HomeTheater HD with Cyberlink’s PowerDVD. However, Asus’ Xonar HDAV1.3 remains the only...80
By SilentPC Review on February 14, 2009
Overall we had few complaints about the Xonar HDAV1.3. After a few tough months of teething problems, it now does what it is supposed to (for the most part), and it is feature loaded and sounds excellent. While it is poor value if your audio needs...-
By Atomic MPC on January 23, 2009
Its not perfect, by far, but we like this setup a...87
By HardwareZone.com on December 01, 2008
HP DreamColor LP2480zx Professional DisplayIf accurate built-in color profiles are a must, then the DreamColor by HP should be top of your list. As the worlds only 30-bit color-critical LCD built on HP DreamColor Engine technology, a contrast ratio...-
By Expert Reviews on November 01, 2008
Asuss Xonar HDAV 1.3 is a PCI-E x1 sound card with a built-in video processor. It can combine the output from your graphics card with its own audio to make a single AV stream. It does this via a pair of HDMI 1.3 ports: one input and one output....80
By Elite Bastards on September 11, 2008
As I moved towards writing the conclusion to this review, the word comprehensive was rattling around in my head to describe the Xonar HDAVs list of features. Then it began to dawn on me that comprehensive really wasnt a strong enough word...-
By Hardware.Info on February 03, 2011
Asus claimt een hogere helderheid en meer levendige kleuren zonder dat de processor extra wordt belast. Hiervoor maakt het gebruik van een zogeheten Splendid HD chip. Deze optie heeft verder geen invloed op deze...-
By Hardware-Test on October 05, 2009
Asus er en af verdens største hardwareproducenter, og giganten gør sig bemærket indenfor en lang række af produktkategorier. I denne artikel vil vi se nærmere på et lydkort, der ifølge Asus skulle revolutionere...70