amp and DAC

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    Question DAC/Amp for Sennheiser PC38x?

    Hi I just ordered the Sennheiser PC38x headset and a friend of mine mentioned I might want to look into a DAC/AMP device for it. I am honestly not sure how much my headset would benefit from a DAC/AMP and I wanted to hear other opinions on this. If t is indeed recommendable to have one...
  2. Sheev Palpatine

    Question Recommendations / Beyerdynamic DT 770 Studio 80Ohm AMP / PRE AMP

    Hi all, I have had a pair of DT 770's since May last year and I have used them all the time on a sound card on my PC. Me as usual being lazy always puts things off. I am upgrading my PC soon and I wanted to boost my headphones limitations that the card is setting. I was wondering if...
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    Question Creative Sound Blaster G3 vs. Creative Sound BlasterX G1

    Hi all, I do not know much about audio, do these sound cards both have DACs and AMPs that perform similarly aside from the features? Are there any better, or similar performing external sound cards for a lower price? (USD)
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    [SOLVED] DT 770 + an E10k AMP is good?

    I'm looking to upgrade my sound, been putting it off for years, from my current set up of a pair of ATH M30's and onboard/integrated audio with no dedicated sound card. What I have found to be possibly the best choices are below. beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO 80 Ohm Over-Ear Studio Headphones...
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    [SOLVED] Can ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO (WI-FI) power up a BeyerDynamic DT 990 Pro 250 ohm headset?

    Hello ! I own a ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO (WI-FI) and i am thinking of buying BeyerDynamic DT 990 Pro (which is 250 ohms) but i am not sure if the ROG AUDIO can drive this headset. The official site of ASUS doesn't clarify anything about the ohms that this motherboard can handle. It uses the...
  6. Sven__

    [SOLVED] Help. AMP+DAC for my Sennheiser 600's

    Hello! I got a question, I am getting the Sennheiser 600's, but I am a total noob and trying to grab up an amp + DAC (If I need the DAC?). I'm really just trying to get these headphones working with my desktop. I am very lost and need some guidance. Been reading around and I found this...
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    Question Is my amp high enough power for my headphones?

    I recently bought some Audiophile headphones on Amazon. Not knowing much I read as many reviews as I could to see if they were decent or not. I went with BeyerDynamic DT 880 600 Ohms. After seeing they're pretty decent I went ahead and bought them. I also saw that some people were getting...
  8. aieth

    Question Sound card, amp/dac or for my Sennheiser 58x Jubilees?

    As the title suggests I'm wondering if I should pick up a sound card or an amp/dac for my Jubilees that I got recently. The one I'm looking at right now is the Creative Sound Blaster Z. Should I invest in one or should I just use my onboard soundcard? (My onboard sound card is Supremefx)