computer audio
  1. mjkpolo

    PS4 toslink has superior sound to Win 10 PC?

    Hello all, I just wanted to ask if what my dad and I are both hearing is just our imagination. First off, I am streaming spotify premium high quality on both PS4 and PC. We both swear that tracks have extra depth and clarity from my ps4 going into my Schiit Modi 3 and JBL 305 speakers. We tested...
  2. W

    Portable Sound Card for PC/Laptop

    Hello. I bought Superlux HD-681F yesterday. I am delighted from these headphones! They are amazing, especially for their price! This is my first headphones after Ritmix RH-508 Now I see, that PC/Laptop and smartphone are not the best option for these headphones. I was listening them on Fiio X5...
  3. raoultrifan

    Burson Audio Bang (29/8ohms, 40w/4ohms, PC, Class A/B Stereo Power Amplifier)

    Hello, Couldn't find a dedicated thread about this power amp, so starting a new one here where I will be posting some thoughts, pics and some in-house pictures and measurements. Meanwhile, some details about this power amp taken directly from the manufacturer. Input impedance: 100...
  4. BounceHouse420

    Please tell me how I should improve this system!!!

    I have a Sennheizer 2.0 Momentum attached to a Logitech 5-Z300 (5.1 surround sound) system, which is plugged into a SoundBlaster Rx/5 soundcard. What is the cheapest way I can improve this setup that will be noticeable?
  5. RayTrace77

    Asus Essense STX II 7.1 Line-Out question

    Hi Everyone, I got an Asus Essense STX II card and can't find any information regarding the RCA out, I want to connect it to a Little Dot MK II using Phono - Phono cables but I'm aware you shouldn't connect an already amplified source to another device than can amplify again. I've searched...
  6. BounceHouse420

    What is the best 5.1 surround system for under 200$?

    I need to replace my current 5.1 surround system my current one is a Logitech Z-5300 whose information can be found at Also, I have a SoundBlaster Audigy Rx/5 on my PC so it should have all of the require jacks for any surround system on the...
  7. S

    Cheap/Easy Digital Link Between Computers?

    What's the best way to get digital audio out of one computer and into another? I've got a several years old Desktop PC and a Macbook Air which I frequently use simultaneously. For many years I've been using a male to male 3.5mm aux cable between the computers, outputting from the Macbook and...
  8. fermelom

    Audiobyte Hydra X+ - Reference USB interface on Sale

    I just put on sale on eBay my Hydra X+. You can check the listing here: The Unit is in great condition, just I don't need it anymore.
  9. BounceHouse420

    Is there any software that will auto-select the sample rate and bit depth based on the song/game?

    My Sound Blaster Audigy Rx/5 came with a default of 16 bit, 48,000 Hz, but I changed it to 24 bit, 48,000 Hz. I was just curious if there was a piece of software that would know what settings were best when. (BTW I know little about sample rate and bit depth so I apologize if this was a stupid...
  10. G

    New member saying hello...

    Hi everyone, I am new here as of today and I am looking forward to learning a lot more about sound and sound solutions for pc gaming. I have been reading what seems like a ton of information around the web on pc gaming sound options, components, terminology, technology, etc. and it has left me...
  11. andyschaub

    FS: Ayre QB-9 DSD Mint Condition

    Hi, I have an Ayre QB-9 DSD that I bought directly from Ayre when I wrote an article about it for "Positive Feedback". It's in aesthetically and functionally flawless condition and I'm 98% sure I still have the box. I recently stepped up the QX-5 Twenty, which does a lot more and--in all...
  12. Quadman

    SOLD: Gustard X20U SOLD SOLD

    SOLD SOLD Gustard X20u (with USB), not the Pro version, Black in color. Full, at the time, Level 1 Mod (check Gustard x20) SOLD SOLD. Dac value with mod apprx $1250. This Dac is my buddies dac that I modded and wrote about in the Gustard X20u thread last April and May. He has...