I have recently been looking into purchasing a new pair of headphones and a DAC/Amp for music and gaming. However, I quickly realized that a DAC couldn't output surround sound. So someone suggested to me that I put an internal sound card in, like the Xonar DG/X, and then connect my DAC/Amp to it via optical cable. If I did that, using the Schiit Magni/Modi combo, would I have surround sound, and would I still have optimal sound quality through my headphones? (AKG K712's)
Sound Card W/ DAC Compatibility
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5/2/14 at 2:45pm
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5/2/14 at 2:48pm
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Actually, the Modi does support optical. I think they made another version of it.
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5/2/14 at 3:10pm
Ah, my bad. I was looking at pictures of the older model.
Still, I'm afraid it's only for stereo since it only has one headphone socket.