dac and amp

Forum discussion tagged with dac and amp.
  1. R

    Question Should I get a DAC&/Amp or just Amp?

    I'm currently using Sound Blaster x-fi MB3 on my Gigabyte Z-97MX Gaming-5 motherboard. Noticed that the sound has become very soft, even at max volume. As I mostly play FPS like Tarkov where hearing properly is essential, I'm looking at alternatives to the MB3. My question is, should I get the...
  2. K

    Question Would my motherboard support 80ohm and 250 ohm?

    Asus rog Strix B550-F gaming will it work on Beyer dynamic 990 pro or do I need a DAC for it?
  3. D

    Question Is the Scarlett Solo 3rd gen a good affordable interface to use as a sound card

    I am currently using JBL LSR 308 directly plugged in to my pc and I'm trying to further improve the audio quality. I need a balanced audio interface which will output clear audio with minimal interference and use the speakers to there potential. Would a Scarlett solo be a good choice for me...
  4. thetechissue

    [SOLVED] Is Gigabyte A320M-S2H V2 motherboard's onboard audio enough to power ATH-M20x headphones?

    First, sorry for my english! I want to buy a pair of Audio-Technica ATH-M20x, but I don't know if my motherboard's audio is enough for them. I currently have the Superlux HD669 and they are loud enough, but I don't like the way they sound and how they fit on my head. I don't want to change my...
  5. X

    Question How to make V Moda's sound better on PC?

    I have a pair of V Moda LP 2's, i love bass and nice crisp rich audio. I had that with a Blue Snowball for audio in Discord and other games. I thought getting Steelseries Arctis Pro's + the DAC and built in Sabre soundcard would be better quality, which they are louder, the bass is much cleaner...
  6. D

    [SOLVED] Max Volume Still Somewhat Low

    Hi all, I recently purchased the Phillips X2HRs from Amazon. They sound great and the experience is fine as is but for games, some music, and even discord is a lot quieter than it was on my Corsair Void headset. I've tried reinstalling the audio drivers, fussing with the audio enhancements...
  7. L

    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)