Essence Hi-Fi Audio
    Essence STX II 7.1

    KitGuru Reader Award

    “Each KitGuru reader has their own opinion when it comes to which graphic cards, processors, chassis etc go into making the perfect rig. With 2 million readers visiting the site every month, 340,000 enthusiasts active in the KitGuru Facebook Community and up to 400,000 of you watching the videos we produce on a constant basis – we know that there is a ‘wisdom of the crowd' effect working away. The KitGuru Annual Reader Awards are the perfect way to express that wisdom.” more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/13163.png KitGuru
    UNITED KINGDOM
    KitGuru
    11/23/2016

    Essence Hi-Fi Audio
    Essence STX II

    Hardware.Info Community Awards 2015 - Best soundcard

    Hardware.Info Community Awards 2015 - Best soundcard: ASUS Xonar Essence STX II more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1312/12241.png Hardware.info
    NETHERLANDS
    Hardware.info
    11/21/2016

    Essence Hi-Fi Audio
    Xonar DS

    8 out of 10

    “Overall, the ASUS Xonar DS is a decent product. The sound quality is certainly good enough for most users and for most situations and home environments.”
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/13030.jpg Micro Mart
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Micro Mart
    10/18/2016

    Essence Hi-Fi Audio
    Xonar Essence ST

    7 out of 10

    “Once set up, the Xonar Essence was a superb sound card to use. Music, gaming and film were presented with a superb clarity, and thanks to a customised precision clock tuning engine, the quality of music was without a doubt one of the best we've ever heart.”
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/13029.jpg Micro Mart
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Micro Mart
    10/01/2016

    Essence Hi-Fi Audio
    Essence STX II 7.1

    European Hardware Awards 2016 - Best Sound Card

    European Hardware Awards 2016 - Best Sound Card: ASUS Xonar Essence STX II 7.1
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1312/12598.png Hardware.info
    NETHERLANDS
    Hardware.info
    05/31/2016

    Essence Hi-Fi Audio
    Xonar DGX

    Price-performance Ratio Winner

    + dedicated modes for gaming and music + very good sound quality
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1265/12838.png vergleich.org
    GERMANY
    vergleich.org
    05/01/2016

    Essence Hi-Fi Audio
    Essence STX II

    Test Winner

    + very good shielding + many accessories + sound is customizable + 7.1 Daughterboard
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1265/12839.png vergleich.org
    GERMANY
    vergleich.org
    05/01/2016

    Essence Hi-Fi Audio
    Essence STX II

    Keddr. 1st Place

    Nothing compares with Essence STX/STX II in the audiophile segment at the moment more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/default.jpg Keddr.com
    UKRAINE
    Keddr.com
    01/14/2016