ASUS ROG Xonar Phoebus 7.1 Review

👤by Tony Le Bourne Comments 📅13-12-12

Product on Review: ASUS Republic of Gamers Xonar Phoebus
Manufacturer and Sponsor: ASUS
Street Price: £150 (At time of Review)

ASUS and the Xonar team have very much solidified their position as serious players in the audio industry. It wasn't a surprise when it was announced that the ROG branding would be used to deliver a hard hitting, top spec sound card specifically aimed at gamers. Enter the ASUS ROG Xonar Phoebus, named after the God of Music. Though this card does not serve as a successor or replacement to the audiophile favourite, Xonar Essence STX, the ROG branding may give the layperson peace of mind knowing that what lies under the hood is sure to deliver a crisp audio storm fit for any occasion with specific considerations to the gamer. Let's not linger on the alliterate citation and commence the testing that is set forth!

Overview by ASUS
The Republic of Gamers is committed to helping you win more through superior audio power, precise positioning, and lifelike immersion; the perfect aids for those critical online shooter moments. Opposing snipers hide in the dark, taking advantage of cover to keep you suppressed? It’s time to get your team on the offensive with powerful and precise battleground audio intelligence – thanks to advanced Xonar sound hardware. No more confusion or uncertainty. Clear audio turns you into a virtual online gaming general, and paves the way to victory.

Superior audio detection and positioning make gamers equipped with ROG audio gear true champions. Developed using real life insight from full-time players and refined by the expertise of the Xonar team, the ultimate goal here is to help you win! Built for the most dedicated gamers, ROG audio products are committed to win-boosting features, from clear communications to precision detection that amplifies every footstep taken by opponents. No more sneaking around or getting stealth-flanked!

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