The RightMark Audio Analyzer suite is designed for testing quality of analog and digital paths of any audio devices, be it a sound card, an MP3 player, a consumer CD/DVD player or an acoustic set. The results are obtained by playing and recording test signals passed through the tested audio path by means of frequency analysis algorithms. The latest version of RightMark Audio Analyzer can be found here.
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The GIGABYTE G1 Assassin has an onboard Creative Soundblaster X-Fi Digital Audio Processor (20K2) with X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity and EAX AHD 5.0 Technologies. In Rightmark Audio Analyzer we can see that GIGABYTE G1 Assassin has a significant improvement in several of the tests over Realtek ALC 892 HD Audio Codec used in just about all of our boards. The noise level, dB (A) and Dynamic range , dB (A) saw an improvement of 15% and the Stereo crosstalk, dB saw an improvement of 14.5%.