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  1. AtlanticMadness

    Need ideal home setup under $500 (Headphones + DAC/Amp)

    Hello guys. (TL;DR below) I'm pretty new to audiophile gear, but I'm looking to get a somewhat good home setup going for under $500. Seeing as it's Black Friday weekend. I figured it would be a good time as any. My old setup was simply plugging my m50's straight into my desktop's headphone...
  2. Colactix

    Just a Couple of Questions

    Hi there   just picked myself up a pair of ATH M50's, they sound great but im unsure of my setup. I have a Asus Xonar D2X soundcard with a 5.1 surround sound setup coming from it. From this i  have my M50's plugged into the sound controller from the surround setup. Im new to this , so...
  3. shankly1985

    Headphones for gaming and some Music

    Hello guys in the market for new Headphones, I was very close to buying the Philips x1 but put off by the sound leakage, and none removable ear pads. I use a Asus Xonar D2X and would like to keep this but if not I can change to the next best sound card that also Supports DTS connect and that...
  4. toivi

    In search of a good DAC for my monitors

    What DAC would you recommend fot driving monitor speakers? I'm using KRK Rokit 8's. Not sure if I need balanced outputs on the sound card or not, though I would prefer 6.3 TRS or XLR since I already own these cables.   200-300USD with shipping is my budget for the project, second hand is also...
  5. kemperkipie

    Requesting advice on mid-range to high-end IEM's

    Hi, I'm new to this forum, so I probably lack some knowledge. Any advice or comments are welcome.   I'm looking for new In Ear Monitors. I use them for listening to music mainly. I currently own original Beats by Dre Tours. Which I guess most of you would discourage me for. I'm pretty...
  6. ennogs

    Anybody using a Xonar D2X and a receiver?

    I have a D2X.  Recently I bought a Sony STR-DH520 receiver and 5.1 Tannoy speakers.  When I do the calibration test on the receiver I hear all 5 speakers and the Subwoofer. I can only get the front right and left speakers working in Windows.  I am using Windows 8 with latest drivers for the...
  7. Cedmo8

    Amp Recommendations for an ASUS Xonar D2X

    Hello, I am currently looking to replace my current headset with something better and believe that that the absence on a headphone amp in my Xonar D2X is restricting my choices I haven't yet decided on a set of headphones yet as I am still collecting recommendations from this thread in...
  8. Tacoboy

    Headphone amp. Xonar D2X verses Xonar DX

    Does anyone know of the differances with the headphone amp. between the Xonar D2X and the Xonar DX?  
  9. Somebody007

    Fiio d5 better than asus d2x?

    So today my new fiio d5 arrived, it wasn't for me it was for a friend, but I thought I'd test it anyways. I was astounded to hear that it was quite a bit better(testing with my hd650s and little dot mkIII) than my current asus 2dx. I've heard that the d2x is a poor dac, but come on it's almost 4...
  10. costas12

    weird scritching sound coming from xonar d2x when cpu is near idle

    Hey everyone. First of all I just wanna say head-fi rocks! This is one of the friendiest and most knowledgable communities out there. More to the point, I have a d2x hooked up to my headphones and speakers and it makes a very wierd  high frequency noise. The sound is not constant sort of like zi...
  11. Caphel

    Xonar D2X and Fiio E9/E7

    Currently I have an Asus Xonar D2X and a Fiio E9.  I use these for gaming and music and they are very good.  When gaming I have dolby headphone mode on and it seems to work very well, the only slight issue is the fact that skype calls are also running in dolby headphone.   I was wondering if...
  12. f iDeL

    Asus Xonar D2X Velbac support?

    Hi!   I have an Asus Xonar D2X sound card and I would like to be able to use CMSS-3D from creative cause I don't like Dolby Headphone...   Do you know if Velbac will support my card? Also which x-fi should I use? Creative or Auzentech?   Thanks a lot!
  13. Dhanijel

    You're my only hope...

    Hi!   So I've been looking up headphones and soundcards all day to gather information on what's good and bad. I haven't bought a headphone for about 7 years so I'm kinda out of the loop. What I have now is "Sony MDR-V700" (which I really loved when I bought them) and a Creative Fatal1ty...
  14. Flisker

    AKG K701 + Asus D2X + FiiO E11

    Hello Head-Fiers   I got my first "better" headphones - AKG K701 about week ago and I liked them. But I read somewhere that they doesn't sound good without amp and dac, something like "don't even bother listening to these without good amp they will provide maybe 30% of normal quality".  ...
  15. JonnyN

    Logitech X-230 as headphone jack extender.

    Hi all,   I've got an Asus Xonar D2X on order which should hopefully be arriving soon and will be just using my Beyer DT770 Pro's through it for the time being. The issue I have is that there is no front panel connection for the D2X so I'll be forever having to be pulling out the PC from...
  16. f iDeL

    ATH-A500X vs ATH-AD700

    Hello!! You cannot believe how happy I am to know about this site!   First of all you are awesome! But the best part is that if you want, you can learn so much from this site! So keep up the good work guys!   Now the reason I'm writing this thread... I have Siberia V2 headset and I...
  17. headshot

    Sennheiser HD 598 and what sound card?

    Hey folks. Im hoping someone can advice me on this matter. I got these great headphones thanks to mad lust envy brilliant thread but now I need a PCIE sound card to go along with these great headphones    Ill be using the headphones mostly for gaming and music    Im not sure on budget, I...
  18. avengernoonzz

    AMP/DAC for Sennheiser HD598

    Hellooooo Head-Fi.   I'm looking for an AMP/DAC/Sound Card for my Sennheiser HD598s. By no means I am a audiophile but I've had my HD598s and ASUS Xonar DG sound card for a while now.   I'm looking for a way to improve sound quality in any way. My budget is $150-200 AUD.   My options...
  19. bzzerk

    Review: Audioengine A5 vs. Aktimate Mini

    Hi guys I recently bought a pair of Aktimate Minis and tested them against the Audioengine A5s which I also own. I've put together the review below for anyone wanting a comparison between these two popular speakers. I know the question about which ones to buy comes up a lot, but there...
  20. mbartelt

    Asus Xonar D2X ASIO questions

    Hi,   I'm using foobar 1.1.13 with the ASIO support plug-in 2.1.2 and the UniXonar driver V1.53 on Windows 7 - 64bit SP1. ASIO seems to works because the windows mixer is not working and i do volume switching with the slider in foobar. I do this evening a lot of reading here in the forum to...
  21. stinkysbsc

    New, Moddable Headphones

    I am looking for some new relatively inexpensive full-sized headphones which are highly moddable. I will use them at the computer for playing Counter-Strike and listening to mostly rock music, however I would definitely like some nice punchy bass. Therefore I have been looking for some...
  22. derbigpr

    Pro-ject Headbox SE II (2011 version) first impressions, short review (full review coming soon), and comparison to Fiio E9

        I decided to upgrade my headphone amplifier from Fiio E9 to Pro-ject Headbox SE II.  I went for it mainly because I wanted 2 headphone outputs and separate volume controls...   I paid 300$ for it with the discount (its 350 usually), and so far I'm not fully satisfied with my...
  23. Skiddywinks

    Question about SQ when connecting headphones through speaker cabling jack

    Hey guys. I have some cheap Logitech speakers (~£15, 2.1), and had a PC 350 headset. I used the speakers whenever I wasn't in the mood for headphones (just lightly browsing web inbetween jobs, when I had people around etc), and a real life saver with them was that the in-line volume control...
  24. sigmo66

    HD 650 questions (head size, amp/dac and more)

    First off, let me say that I'm still essentially new to the audiophile world, though I find it very interesting, and I love music and high quality electronics, so I'm looking to upgrade my audio stuff. I has questions: My priority of music genres are: indie (Bright Eyes), electronic/indie...
  25. MiiX

    Budget PC audio - $150-$300

    Right now I'm using a Sennheiser PC 360, which isn't that great for music I believe, but that will get changed later, so I want a DAC/AMP that I can use in the future.   I was thinking a DAC & AMP all-in-one, like a Fiio E10 or Hegel Super USB.   Why I figured I "need" a DAC/AMP? Well, I...
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