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|Written by AVRev.com|
|Wednesday, 11 February 2009|
The Xonar HDAV1.3 is being touted by Asus as an HDMI 1.3a compliant audio and video enhancement card. The P500 comes equipped with 4 CableCard HDTV tuners, a QAM/ATSC tuner, Profile 2.0 Blu-Ray Player, and large-capacity storage (3 TB total, 2 TB useable). It can handle HDMI, DVI, component video, digital optical and 7.1 channel analog audio. It features Intel Core 2 Duo CPU and the Vista Ultimate operating system.
It retails at a starting price of $5,999, increasing with customization options available.