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There are inexpensive sound cards with integrated headphone amps such as the ASUS Xonar DG available
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There are inexpensive sound cards with integrated headphone amps such as the ASUS Xonar DG available
so that soundcard has a built in amp?
    
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so that soundcard has a built in amp?
Yes, but you don't really need a headphone amp.. Most cards will be able to power your M50s well beyond a deafening point.

The Xonar DG just happens to be a price performance king with benefits such as a dedicated amp being able to power phones up to 150ohms.
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