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[Techreport.com] We catch up with Asus' Xonar team
Computex — On day three of the Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan, I took a break from the bustle of the show floor to sit down with a few folks from Asus' Xonar division. Asus is one of the very few companies still building sound cards for the PC, and it claims to have sold over half a million of the things in the past five years or so. That may not sound like a huge number, but keep in mind that Asus started with a single, relatively expensive model. The Xonar lineup has slowly expanded to include more affordable offerings, cards targeted at gamers, and USB derivatives.
Of course, there are some who insist that discrete audio solutions are no longer required. Integrated audio is good enough, they say. That may be true, depending on your speakers and your standards, but Asus contends that discrete solutions will always have an advantage over motherboard implementations. To reduce ...
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