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http://www.headfishop.com/topping-tp...card_p287.html

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Of those 3, which should i buy, to go with sennheiser hd555, or hd595?
    
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555 then mod into 595. and ive heard good thing about the topping tp d2 but you already have a x-fi titanium? (a sound card = a dac)
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You don't need an amplifier to drive HD555/595. So don't buy that external DAC for the amp section.
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You don't need an amplifier to drive HD555/595. So don't buy that external DAC for the amp section.
+ he has a decent sound card.
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yeah you really dont need a headphone amp with any of those two headphones, you'd be wasting money, and you really have a more then decent enough sound card in your system to justify not going external (at least for now)
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Modding a HD555 in a HD 595 is not the same thing as a actually HD595. the op better off getting a actual HD595, then trying to mod a HD555 into something that it still wouldnt be.

Both dont need amps as they easy to drive without one.
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