2014-04-07

Asus Xonar Essence STX RMAA tests.


This is an RMAA audio tests of the Asus Xonar Essence STX sound card.



Asus Xonar Essence STX

Test conditions:
  • Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64.
  • RMAA version 6.4.0.
  • Asus MME drivers version 7.12.8.1794. 100% main output volume. 76% line output mixer volume. 100% line input mixer volume. 96 kHz PCM output.
  • Asus ASIO drivers version 2.0.0.07 at 24 Bit-Depth, 10 ms latency.
  • TRS-RCA cable line output to line input loop.
  • 200~210 ms latency at 44.1 kHz
  • 390~420 ms latency at 96 kHz

Test results

Frequency response
24-bit, 96 kHz
Frequency response
24-bit, 44.1 kHz
Dynamic range
24-bit, 96 kHz
Dynamic range
24-bit, 44.1 kHz
THD
24-bit, 96 kHz
THD
24-bit, 44.1 kHz
IMD
24-bit, 96 kHz
IMD
24-bit, 44.1 kHz
Stereo crosstalk
24-bit, 96 kHz
Stereo crosstalk
24-bit, 44.1 kHz
IMD (swept freqs.)
24-bit, 96 kHz

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