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Quick update: I bought the Sennheiser HD800s and have been listening to them for a fortnight with various FLAC music genres on my Phoebus soundcard. I've had these plugged into various AMPs valued at up to £800 and I didn't hear any difference.   My hearing is excellent and can hear every instrument being played so long as it's not being sandwiched tightly with another layer. If I was to try to pinpoint any little difference, the bass with a dedicated AMP is a bit...
  Thanks for your feedback. From the off, I was hoping my Phoebus would be enough and glad your happy with your excellent STX soundcard.   Initial fears were that the Phoebus wouldn't be enough to drive it, after having a chance to think things over, I'll probably buy only the comfortable and amazing sounding HD800 and see how I get on with it plugged direct into the amped headphone socket and return to this subject at a later date once I've adjusted to the sound to...
Hi, I've been reading with interest for a short time on various opinions on DACs and AMPs and still can't decide plus my head hurts from trying to make sense of it all. Please don't get too complicated as I'm a novice to DACs and AMPs. I may need prodding in the right direction to help get me started on this exciting new road :)   I'm very keen the the HD800s for playing back lossless audio (and gaming) on my PC which features a Xonar Phoebus. I've checked out the...
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