|ASUS ROG Xonar Phoebus|
Asus has announced the arrival of a sound card format PCIe x 1 high-end and dedicated to the players: the ROG Xonar Phoebus. Manufacturer announces that it has an excellent ratio signal / noise of 118 Db (A) with an announced noise mitigation system as being intelligent. The manufacturer States that this feature, responding on behalf of ROG Command, allows to divide by two the surrounding noises when you are, for example, in a Lan Party. This sound card is based on a small external box that is equipped with two microphones that allow him to analyze the ambient noise. This small module, which connects to the soundcard via three jacks, has also twice 3.5 mm jacks to plug in a headset and a microphone. Of course, it also allows you to adjust the volume, or even to silent mode. To protect his map of different interference which may exist within a computer box, the manufacturer has implemented several protections, including the Hyper Grounding. ASUS gives the following definition: A multilayer integrated circuit helps to block the noise caused by the components and the power supply nearby, to deliver a more realistic and clearer sound. To see this in practice. On the technical characteristics of the ROG Xonar Phoebus, be aware that it is articulated around a C - Media CMI8888DHT audio processor that supports maximum of 96 kHz / 24-bit. The rate of harmonic distortion is 0.00039% output, against 0.0003% input, 1 kHz in both cases. On digital converters / analog, two exit PCM1796 stereo and helmet from Texas Instrument are, while a CS4362A chip will take care of the multichannel tracks.