Article by: Jackie Mueller (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Asus
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ASUS XONAR DG INTRODUCTION
Tweaknews has had the opportunity to review various Xonar sound cards from Asus over the past year, and they've proven to be excellent choices for enthusiasts looking to upgrade from onboard sound. So far, we've taken a look at the Xonar Essence STX and Xonar Xense , both of which are high end solutions that carry a hefty price tag. We also took the more budget-friendly Xonar DS for a spin, but its $50 price tag might still turn away some penny-pinching shoppers.
If you're in the market for better-than-onboard sound and don't have a lot of cash to spend, Asus has an offering that provides improved sound and a headphone amplifier at a price that is very easy to take. Let's take a look at the Xonar DG and see what it can do.
ASUS CORPORATE PROFILE
ASUS, a technology-oriented company with a global staff of more than ten thousand and blessed with one of the world's top R&D teams, is renowned for high-quality products and cutting-edge innovation. As a leading company in the new digital era, ASUS offers a complete product portfolio to compete in the new millennium.
ASUS has an unyielding commitment to innovation and quality, a fact borne out by its corporate slogan—"Inspiring Innovation • Persistent Perfection"—and the numerous media, industry and governmental accolades it receives every year. In 2008, ASUS won 3,056 awards—receiving over 8 awards on average every day. The company's revenue for the same year was 8.1 billion U.S. dollars, and it topped the IT Hardware Category of the annual league table of Taiwan's Top 10 Global Brands with a brand value of 1.324 billion U.S. dollars. ASUS also ranks among the top 10 IT companies in BusinessWeek's “InfoTech 100”, and has been on the listing for 11 consecutive years.