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ASUS Xonar Essence ST (Soundcard, PCI)

Multimedia Asus, Multimedia, PCI, Sound card, Xonar

ASUS Xonar Essence ST (Soundcard, PCI)
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ASUS Xonar Essence ST 
Minimum: $ 165.00 
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Updated: 01/04/2016 08:53

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Asus Xonar Essence ST is a PCI sound card based on the AV100 chipset. The card is fully supported since Linux kernel 2.6.33 or ALSA 1.0.22:

01:06.0 Multimedia audio controller [0401]: C-Media Electronics Inc CMI8788 [Oxygen HD Audio] [13f6:8788]
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Virtuoso 100 (Xonar ST) [1043:835d]
	Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 17
	I/O ports at c800 [size=256]
	Capabilities: [c0] Power Management version 2

The card is controlled by the virtuoso kernel module.

Identified Hardware Configurations (1 Result)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Scan Date
Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 3.13.0-34-generic - 25/01/2015

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