DAC/amp

Forum discussion tagged with DAC/amp.
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    Question Dac/Amp

    Hey guys, cant decide what DAC/AMP to get, so Far I been looking at a couple. Fiio K3 Schiit Fulla 3 Fiio E10k Schiit Fulla 2 Schiit Stack I have a pair of Meze 99 Neos and a Samson G Track Pro, I use my set up a lot for Discord, gaming and listening to music (Punk rock, pop, RNB, Rap). What do...
  2. PetarV

    [SOLVED] Dragonfly black zapping noise

    My dragonfly occasionally makes a weird zapping sound when I listen through my phone and I originally thought it was from my shitty otg adapter. So I got another cable but the zapping sound stayed. It appears randomly and is not connected to a certain song or volume level. I have no problem...
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    Question Which DAC/AMP for Hyperx Alpha

    Hello! I recently bought HyperX Alpha headset, I connect it to my desktop computer (B360M D3H Gigabyte motherboard) I did some research and I found that it has Realtek ALC 887 Audio card. My issue is that the sound that comes from the headset is low, not as big as I expected, even when I max all...
  4. S

    Question All audio apps fail when external DAC/amp is attached

    I attached a integrated amplifier with USB DAC via USB to play music through my speakers, and installed the corresponding USB driver from the company web site. Now any software playing audio on the computer stops playback after a while--the time ranges from less than a second to almost an hour...
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    [SOLVED] Which would be best?

    The Sony WF-1000xm3 or the FiiO BTR3 with Aurvana Trio? Just looking for advice really, ideally from anyone who has had experience/ knowledge of the above devices or something similar. I plan to use them for general gaming, watching movies and listening to music (mostly indoors). I’m not an...
  6. S

    [SOLVED] Creative sound blasterx G6 PC installation problems

    Hi, I am trying to install a sound blasterx G6 on my pc but have had several problems. Before I start, it works fine on PS4 connected via optical or usb. The issue is when I connect it to the pc with the usb cable the volume control does not adjust the volume. Windows will show the volume...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] Realtek ALC1200 vs Fiio Olympus 2 E10k

    From what I've heard, Realtek ALC1200 has a really good sounding DAC. But many people says external DAC/AMP gives the best audio quality. In my country, I have only Fiio DAC/AMPs or other budget options to choose from. So if I already have ALC1200 in my motherboard, will getting a Fiio Olympus...
  8. 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...
  9. J

    Question Logitech G432 vs Hyperx Cloud II

    As the title says should i buy the new logitech g432 (upgraded g430) or the old hyperx cloud II? also suggest me a better one than these 2 if available at this price point.
  10. J

    Question what should I use for audio output?

    I have a behringer UM2 (https://www.amazon.ca/Behringer-UM2-Audio-Interface/dp/B00EK1OTZC) for mic input and recently found the headphone output to be very good. I also have a senheisser gsx 1000 and was using that for over a year before trying the other amp. my question is should i use the GSX...
  11. 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)
  12. A

    Windows 10 crashes (BSOD) when i play demaning games, such as PUBG/DESTINY 2.

    Windows 10 crashes when i play demanding games, such as PUBG/DESTINY 2. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Windows 10 home 64 bit (Version 1709) GTX: 1080 (8GB) Rog Strix CPU: i7 8700k 3,7 Ghz 6 cores RAM...
  13. J

    television for GTX 970

    Hello, would you be so kind and suggest me which value/price- budget TV would you suggest for me? My pc specs are: I5 4690k (clocked 4,2 GHZ) 16gb Ram Gigabyte GTX 970 My intended usage would be mostly for playing games and movies. TV will be in the same room as PC and inpt device is steam...