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I have my PC at the moment... its running without a PCI sound card NOTHING WATSOEVER....

And i have a set of Razer Megladon headphones (beautifull piece of kit)...

Now i have no problem with the sound, its quality is good and games/music alike sound fantastic...

BUT AM I MISSING OUT ?
    
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If u got the cash why not?
PCI-e X1 = PCI
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No because the Megalodons are USB headphones, meaning they'd bypass any sound card you had.
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Technically you are missing out, but since audio is so subjective, if you think your setup sounds awesome, then no, the opposite is true, you would benefit from never knowing what's on the other side of the fence
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No as said before the headphones are using usb. They wont even use the sound
Also If you would get a sound card and a new pair of decent headphones you will notice a difference
like Sennheiser HD595 Dynamic High Grade Performance Premiere Headphones or Audio Technica ATH-A700 Headphones
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No because the Megalodons are USB headphones, meaning they'd bypass any sound card you had.
What he said.
The Megalodons have a built-in sound card on that little control pod.
If you want better sound then, sell your Megalodons.
The analog version of the Megalodons are the Carchirias so get those and a Xonar DG/DS or a X-Fi XtremeMusic.
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post #7 of 9
The fact still remains that if the OP is 'happy' with their current setup, their wallet will thank them for not being offered anything more
post #8 of 9
Yes you are missing out but is it worth it for you to get a 50-100 dollar sound card and a 50-200 dollard head phones, i love my dt-770 250 ohms bass never better.
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post #9 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by omega17 View Post
The fact still remains that if the OP is 'happy' with their current setup, their wallet will thank them for not being offered anything more
Thank you for all of your replies and sorry for my late one, but i have to agree with this guy my current set up is awesome... and it all sounds amazing plus the BASS on the megladons is fantastic....


Seriously guys thanks for everything
    
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