Recent content by prozonelayer
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    Audio-Technica ATH-R70x - In-Depth Review & Impressions

    I drive the R70x on a heresy and modi 3 and have no issues at low gain, but my ears are pretty sensitive, others in this thread use a magni 3+ at high gain. I listen to a lot of hip-hop and play FPS games on them and the R70x are great for both. The bass is full but doesn't overpower and the...
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    Audio-Technica ATH-R70x - In-Depth Review & Impressions

    Is the source connected to your Magni 3+ at 100% volume? I ask because I have a Magni Heresy paired with the R70x and I cannot go past 10-12 o'clock on low gain without it getting too loud for me. Maybe I just have sensitive ears.
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    Audio-Technica ATH-R70x - In-Depth Review & Impressions

    Comfort is still as great as day one. I generally wear them 4 to 6 hours a day while working and then sometimes for a few hours more while gaming, even with thick plastic glasses these stay comfortable. I definitely do think the soundstage is a little wider with these ear pads, but that's the...
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    EXTERNAL SOUNDCARD/AMP/DAC recommendation for my headset

    Seems like the Schiit fulla or hel would both fit your needs.
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    Looking for 400i upgrade

    I returned my hifiman Deva because of harsh treble and ended up with the Audio Technica ATH-R70X and absolutely love it. Super comfortable and the sound had everything I was looking for, including strong bass. Needs a lot of power, but my Magni Heresy seems to do just fine on low gain.
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    What's your favourite iem for around 300$

    Thanks for the detailed explanation. I'm very treble sensitive, so the T800 might not be for me. Honestly I still love the M6 almost 2 years later, but I get upgrade-itis every now and again. Your explanation of the M6 pretty much matches mine, I wish the isolation were a bit better but the...
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    What's your favourite iem for around 300$

    I see you also have the NiceHCK M6 with BGVP filters, which is my current IEM setup. How do you like the T800 compared to the M6?
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    Convince me the ATH-R70X aren't the best headphones ever made under $1000

    I love my R70X, but haven't had that much experience with other headphones in or above the price range. I'll say they were much better to me than the Hifiman Deva I replaced them with. Definitely hard to drive, but these days I don't think it is necessarily expensive to do so. I feel like I'm...
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    USB DAC audio static when playing demanding games

    Thanks for the suggestions NA Blur and PurpleAngel. I was able to fix the issue and explained in post #4. Have not had popping/crackling audio since then and re-introduced a less aggressive RAM OC.
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    USB DAC audio static when playing demanding games

    I updated my BIOS, which had the unintended side-effect of resetting all of my BIOS settings including my RAM overclock, and now my audio issues are gone! Not sure if the BIOS update itself fixed the issue or if there was a problem with my RAM overclock or some other setting, but I'll slowly...
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    USB DAC audio static when playing demanding games

    Thanks for the suggestion, hadn't even considered that. I downloaded latencymon and ran it while playing Warzone and did indeed see latency issues. I did the following things to try and alleviate them... Disabled USB selective suspend Disabled unused Realtek audio device Disabled unused Wifi...
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    USB DAC audio static when playing demanding games

    Wondering if anyone has suggestions for the issue I'm having. I've been trying to eliminate static I hear through my USB DAC when playing demanding games on PC. When I play a game like Warzone and am in game, any voices I hear from people in Discord or from the announcer in game have a ton of...
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    How to convert USB to optical audio?

    The Topping D10 seems to be the only other alternative to the Eitr in the price range. I was going to pick a D10 up when I also needed a USB to optical device, but ended up buying a Chromecast audio.
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    Hifiman DEVA - Official Thread

    I'll say that I personally found the highs harsh and ended up returning the Deva. I do have pretty sensitive ears, but even on the lowest possible volume a 30 minute listening session would leave me with ear discomfort. Ended up getting the Audio Technica R70X and paired with the same DAC/Amp...
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    Schiit Magni 3+ and Magni Heresy - Impressions Thread

    Not sure how good a deal you got on eBay, but Schiit has a few Heresy B-Stock available if you're looking to save a few bucks.