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How am i supposed to adjust volume with ASIO?

And in WASAPI how come i can control the soundcard volume, i thought its like ASIO and theres no volume control.

And does ASIO have better sound quality?

right now

flac too foobar 2000 to Xonar DX ASIO to ad700s.

Also, how should i EQ ad700s? (just want to see how they sound eq'd,compared to non eq for a review)

Just sound card eq it?
Foobar EQ it?(sounded good to me) lol
Or i can plug my fiio e5 into it..
Edited by renji1337 - 6/3/11 at 12:10pm
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post #2 of 6
You honestly don't need either. Windows XP came with all of that mixer crap but Windows 7 and Vista doesn't, so ASIO and WASAPI is somewhat useless. IIRC, ASIO was made for sound recording purposes too, which it doesn't look like you do.

As far as EQing, just EQ to whatever sounds best for your ears. Everyone hears frequencies differently so there's no universal EQ for specific headphones.
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alright, what about volume control, doesnt turning it down in foobar reduce sound quality? compared to turning it down in xonar audio center
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what formats are you using
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Originally Posted by renji1337;13740180 
alright, what about volume control, doesnt turning it down in foobar reduce sound quality?
No, it doesn't.

http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/100344/does-foobar-s-volume-control-degrade-sound
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.flac format

also should i use dither in foobar?
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