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Jonny the X-FI you have and the X-Fi HD that is mention is not the same card, the only thing thats simlar between the two is the X-FI chipset. The X-Fi HD is in the same tier as the Xonar STX as both is targeted towards audiophiles because of there components and op-amp socket. Either X-FI HD or the STX would be good for the op.

Head-fi would be able to answer your question on rather the Grados model need a amp or not unless some one else answers that first here.

If your in the usa op the X-FI HD goes for 120-130ish on amazon.

Day in and day out it amazes how many people here at OCN fail to understand the main message contained in your post. I have yet to hear one person definitively explain to me how the ASUS is a better card for music.
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99% of the time they're just regurgitating what they see in one of simcas posts.
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I havent heard a pair of 325s but i have heard they can be very love or hate due to harshness.

Might be better looking at 225s if you want a more well rounded pair of headphones. Hard to say without listening to each.
    
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99% of the time they're just regurgitating what they see in one of simcas posts.
or mine lols. That said, what games? If it's FPS, Grados have a small soundstage and are not ideal for FPS's at all.
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or mine lols. That said, what games? If it's FPS, Grados have a small soundstage and are not ideal for FPS's at all.
GTA IV and racing mainly.
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GTA IV and racing mainly.
Positioning audio shouldn't be important then. Go with any popular headphones in your range, they should all be fine.
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Positioning audio shouldn't be important then. Go with any popular headphones in your range, they should all be fine.
Okay, and I'm going to confirm that the Grado SR325is are optimal for extreme metal?
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post #18 of 18
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Okay, and I'm going to confirm that the Grado SR325is are optimal for extreme metal?
None of us can tell you. Some people love Grados, some hate. The only way to find out is to try them. Worst case, you hate them and return them. I'd wager you're probably going to be very satisfied. Enjoy.
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