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Hi there!

 

I have been lurking here for the past few months as I am saving up for a decent headphone amp and dac for my gaming rig, along with the headphones of course. I already have an ASUS Xonar D2\PM for my desktop speakers, and I want a more convenient solution than having to unplug and replug my speakers every time I want to use my headphones.

 

Here is what I use for head gear currently:

http://iamcodemonkey.tumblr.com/post/77094494306/my-fiio-x3-portable-music-player-and-razer

 

As my blog posting says, I have a set of Razer IEM's for portable usage, and for the money they sound great after break-in, and with some EQ tweaks to brighten things up a bit.

 

Now, as far as headphones are concerned, I don't want to spend over $300 Canadian right now, so cans that are reference or audiophile-grade are not on my radar. I am eyeballing the Bowers and Wilkins P5's for home use, even though they do not really require amplification, I have had good results with the high-gain setting on my X3 and Razer IEMs for sound quality. I would go for the P7's but I would rather save $100 and keep that in my bank account. I can always upgrade later on anyways. Who knows, B&W may come up with something even better than those in the future.

 

If you have gotten this far, I salute you. haha! :D

 

-CodeMonkey


Edited by iAmCodeMonkey - 3/31/14 at 3:12pm