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Haha, it's all good. I'm trying really hard to stay away from the upgrade bug, especially with audio. Luckily, I'm very happy with my current setup and don't really want to upgrade, just curious as to where I could upgrade in the future.

Gosh, audio equipment can get expensive so fast.
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by blur510;13301908 
Given that I haven't really tried other DAC's (I did a lot of research tho.) (I have a portable Dac/AMP ibasso d2 but I don't count thant) I am quite happy with the Dacmagic. I usually get the upgrade bug, but I have not yet, even an inkling, find any reason to upgrade my DAC. sorry for the thread jack

If you've had a Xonar DX or some sound card people can relate to and compare it to your DAC Magic MANY people here would be starving to know the differences and how much better an external DAC is compared to a sound card and if it's really worth the extra money. I would ask you to write up a review or at least state your opinion plainly if that's too much to ask here.
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post #13 of 14
Will it benefit from a better sound card or maybe a DAC? Yeah, most likely.

Will it benefit from an amplifier? Hmm...hard to say. Most likely not. The PRO 550 isn't hard to drive.

And since we're on the topic of buying new equipment....our wallets were all screwed as soon as we got into this hobby.
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post #14 of 14
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Originally Posted by Simca;13305847 
If you've had a Xonar DX or some sound card people can relate to and compare it to your DAC Magic MANY people here would be starving to know the differences and how much better an external DAC is compared to a sound card and if it's really worth the extra money. I would ask you to write up a review or at least state your opinion plainly if that's too much to ask here.

I don't have a Xonar DX or any soundcard (other than onboard) When I was looking to upgrade, I looked at going the STX route, but decided that the External DAC is where I wanted to go.
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