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Inheriting from DX and D2X, Xonar D1 also provides complete valuable Dolby Home Theater technologies for games and all home entertainments.
DS3D GX 2.0 not only revives EAX and DirectSound effects in games on Windows Vista as GX 1.0, but also incorporates Dolby Home Theater Technologies (Dolby Virtual Speaker, Dolby Headphone, Dolby Digital Live, Dolby PrologicIIX) to provide best gaming audio experience.
VocalFX is an innovative voice processing technology to let your voice get into the realistic game landscape (VoiceEX) or to emulate the background scenes in online chat (ChatEX). It also allows you to change your voice pitch to disguise who you are (Magic Voice). These features dramatically increase the fun for voice communication on PC.
The noise on Xonar D1 audio card is only 1/35 (2.8%) of the noise level from most motherboard onboard audio. In addition, Xonar D1 also produces as little as 1/32 (-105dB) of the total harmonics distortion from motherboard audio does (-75dB).
The new S/PDIF header allows connectivity with supporting VGA cards, facilitating merged output of audio and video through a VGA cards HDMI port. This provides a clean, simple solution for Home Theater PC builders.