The Asus Xonar HDAV1.3 Deluxe is a high-end PC sound card with integrated video processing capability similar to the Asus Xonar HDAV1.3 Deluxe. The main improvement that the HDAV1.3 Deluxe boasts over the HDAV1.3 is its 7.1 channel analogue output capability. Otherwise, the two sound cards sport the same basic features, including HDMI 1.3 support, a Splendid HD integrated video processor and an included copy of ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre.
The HDAV1.3 Deluxe's HDMI 1.3 support makes integrating an HTPC into your home theatre setup much easier as it allows for HD audio/video connectivity without needing a separate video card while offering HDCP support. Its Splendid HD video processor allows the HDAV1.3 Deluxe to handle high definition video without impacting CPU performance. Additionally, the HDAV1.3 Deluxe's included copy of ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre provides support for most types of high definition media, including: MPEG-2, AVC, VC1, WMV, Quicktime, DivX and H.264.
- HDMI 1.3 compatible
- 7.1 channel analogue output
- Integrated Splendid HD video processor
- Hyper Grounding technology for cleaner audio
- Swappable OPAMP socket design
- Comes included with ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre software
- Supports HDCP
- Optimised for use with Blu-ray audio