STX OR HIFIMAN EF2
Sep 3, 2009 at 1:07 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 5

billybobjr

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just want to upgrade my source/amp. I currently have AD900s so im just wondering which would provide the best synergy with these headphones the STX soundcard for HIFIMAN EF2?
 
Sep 3, 2009 at 7:55 PM Post #3 of 5

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Quote:

Originally Posted by gurubhai /img/forum/go_quote.gif
STX has a better DAC section & since your headphones don't benefit much from an amp so I would recommend going with STX.


best answer in the first response.

I haven't used the inbuilt DAC since I first got my EF2, definitely not it's best selling point.
 
Sep 3, 2009 at 10:40 PM Post #4 of 5

billybobjr

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just checked my computer and i have no spare PCI-e slots =[. I was considering the Xonar DS does anyone know how this stacks up against the EF2 and just general performance wise as a DAC

thanks
 

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