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AIM SC808

For an audiophile on a budget.

A review on: AIM SC808
Morti

Pros: Awesome quality/price ratio, powerful headphone amplifier, exchangable opamps

Cons: Average microphone recording quality and surround sound quality

AIM SC808 has gained quite some popularity in Poland. For a much lower price it competes with cards like Asus Xonar STX. It's more than capable to drive even very demanding 600 ohm headphones and if you want to further upgrade it, it allows you to change the opamps for greater synergy with your favourite headphones. With the default opamps it has a relatively bright sound with decent...
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AIM SC808

AIM SC808

“AIM SC808 has gained quite some popularity in Poland. For a much lower price it competes with cards like Asus Xonar STX. It's more than capable to drive even very demanding 600 ohm headphones and if you want to further upgrade it, it allows you to change the opamps for greater synergy with your favourite headphones. With the default opamps it has a relatively bright sound with decent...” --Morti

100% Positive Reviews
Audioengine B1 Premium Bluetooth Music Receiver

Audioengine B1 Premium Bluetooth Music Receiver

“Bluetooth audio receivers have always been looked down on by audio enthusiasts. They are traditionally very cheap with sound quality being one of the least important elements. It is very hard to get high quality sound out of a smartphone since the components are designed to be cheap, not sound good. The Audioengine B1 looks to change that by offering great audio quality and ease of...” --WilliamGayde

100% Positive Reviews
HT OMEGA eCLARO 7.1 Channel PCI Express x1 Sound Card

HT OMEGA eCLARO 7.1 Channel PCI Express x1 Sound Card

The eClaro supports up to 8ch analog and optical digital output onboard. Features include Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby Headphone, DDL, DTS:NeoPC, and bass management. Front Panel Audio and headphone output are enhanced through high fidelity stereo headphone driver by buffer circuit. User selectable option to automatically mute all analog outputs when headphones are connected to the Front Panel...

Creative Sound Blaster ZX SBX PCIE Gaming Sound Card with Audio Control Module SB1506

Creative Sound Blaster ZX SBX PCIE Gaming Sound Card with Audio Control Module SB1506

Clad in brilliant red EMI shielding and featuring glowing LED lighting, the Sound Blaster Zx is the bad boy of the bunch, with an attention-grabbing design that ideally complements any power gaming rig. The Sound Blaster Zx leverages Sound Core3D processing with external DACs that deliver 120dB SNR. Other features include support for 192kHz direct pass-through to analog out, a 600 ohm headphone...

Auzentech X-Fi Bravura

Auzentech X-Fi Bravura

The Auzen X-Fi Bravura 7.1 is designed for optimal audio output, both both digital and analog. The Creative X-Fi PCI Express Core Interface audio processor is on the back of the board while the analog circuitry is on the front, allowing for greater signal differentiation and better-performing analog circuit design

SIIG SoundWave LP-000022-S2 Sound Card

SIIG SoundWave LP-000022-S2 Sound Card

Audio Chipset: VIA VT1723 Sample Rate: 20 bit 48 kHz ADC - Playback 24 bit 96 kHz DAC - Playback Digital Audio: 24-bit SNR: 90dB SPDIF Out: Yes Operating Systems Supported: Microsoft Windows 7 Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit Edition Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits) Microsoft...

ASUS Sound Card Essence STX II

ASUS Sound Card Essence STX II

Four years after the debut of Essence STX - the long-term holder of the number-one position in Head-Fi's Sound Cards segment, as voted by highly-satisfied users globally - ASUS remains committed to delivering ever better high-end sound cards to delight the most demanding audiophiles. Drawing on years of experience in developing Essence One, Essence STU and Essence III, Essence STX II...

Prodigy Cube - 24Bit/96kHz USB DAC - Digital to Analog Converter & High Quality Dual Headphone Amplifier

Prodigy Cube - 24Bit/96kHz USB DAC - Digital to Analog Converter & High Quality Dual Headphone Amplifier

“I have had this unit for over 6 months now, so it is time for a review. First thing I did was replace the OpAmp to one that I prefer to my liking. I used the LME 49720NA. Lets go over what Prodigy Cube is. It is a external USB soundcard and headphone amp, one of the main feature is supports mic function. One the front you have 6.3mm and 3.5mm headphone jack. (6.3mm is best to use), 3.5mm Mic...” --Sp33d Junki3

100% Positive Reviews
Asus Xonar HDAV 1.3 Deluxe Sound Card (Black)

Asus Xonar HDAV 1.3 Deluxe Sound Card (Black)

World's ONLY 100% BD Quality Audio; Full-HD HDMI v1.3a compliance; Full-HD 192kHz Blu-Ray audio; Splendid HD Video enhancement; Dolby True HD; DTS Master Audio support

Sound Blaster X G5

Sound Blaster X G5

“Sound cards are one of those devices you don't know you need until you've used one. On-board audio has gotten much better with recent years, but it still doesn't stand up to Creatives high-end solutions. Even Creative adds their audio as on-board solution to motherboard manufacturers. Sound cards usually take up important card slots, but with USB getting more powerful, Creative has come up with...” --Jedson3614

100% Positive Reviews
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