First USB DAC/AMP for Laptop
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The bass quantity (or any other frequency for tthat matter) is rarely significantly influenced by a well designed headphone DAC/amp. If the integrated DAC/amp from your PC has a high output impedance, the frequency response of the 1MORE Triple Driver Over-Ear could be significantly influenced and audible distortion ay be added. That is often the case with the cheap internal DAC/amp from phones and laptops.


If you do that, you can be sure you have a system that can lastyou for a very long time (unless you are stung by the upgraditis bug).
The most noticeable difference is between the integrated DAC/amp of your laptop and ANY DAC/amp that has been designed well. After that, the difference in audio quality becomes much more subtle.
With the Magni Modi combo, you would have a system that can give a clean audio signal with a very low noise floor and high power for practically any dynamic coil or planar magnetic headphoneout there. Upgrading that would only become relevant if you are looking at headphones that are notoriously hard to drive like the HiFiMan HE-6, or if you already have great headphones and want to explore any possible improvements changing the DAC or amp.

A nice bonus from having DAC and amp separately, is that you can just change one of them, instead of both at the same time. For example, if you decide to get an electrostatic system in the future, you can just replace the Magni for an energizer.
Thanks that gives me a better idea of what to do and what to get.
 
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