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post #31 of 39
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Originally Posted by Johnnyhi View Post

True... but most 5.1 sound cards don't really work well for 2.0 audio/music...

 

How did you come to that conclusion? 5.1 and 7.1 sound cards work just fine for 2.0 music. All you have to so is set the audio output as stereo.

post #32 of 39
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How did you come to that conclusion? 5.1 and 7.1 sound cards work just fine for 2.0 music. All you have to so is set the audio output as stereo.

If thats what you think... then i wont argue...evil_smiley.gif

post #33 of 39

I don't have any experience with the other cards you mentioned. From my experience I think the Ti-HD handles all genres very well. From my understanding the dac in the Ti-HD is solid, so if you're going with a higher-ohm headphone you would only need the amp, but you can always try going directly into the sound card first and see what you think and add the amp later.
 

post #34 of 39
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In that case i would recommend the HRT Microstreamer but that's 19 bucks more, but you get free shipping.... since you haven't mention your country..... dunno if you would get the free shipping....popcorn.gif   

 

The Microstreamer will suit any genre you're into...and best of all the damn thing sounds really good....o2smile.gif

Gonna consider ... but if it was one of these three .. which one do you recommend
zx or stx or TiHD

post #35 of 39
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Originally Posted by Johnnyhi View Post

True... but most 5.1 sound cards don't really work well for 2.0 audio/music...

totally agree ... my x-fi sounds awful 

post #36 of 39
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Originally Posted by weez82 View Post

You could always use your current sound card and forget the dac/amp for now. Might even turn out you wont need them. Imo it's always best to upgrade speakers/headphone first and leave dacs/amps for last

i'm going to get both at the same time 

post #37 of 39
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Originally Posted by Roy Munson View Post

I don't have any experience with the other cards you mentioned. From my experience I think the Ti-HD handles all genres very well. From my understanding the dac in the Ti-HD is solid, so if you're going with a higher-ohm headphone you would only need the amp, but you can always try going directly into the sound card first and see what you think and add the amp later.
 

okay ,, if i got the TiHD i would still have 50$ extra ... do u know any cheap decent amp at this price  ?

post #38 of 39

you shouldnt need an amp with the TiHD

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