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Cold sounding op amps for STX

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Hey all,

I've been looking to upgrade to an STX for awhile now and i think im finally going to make the jump.

What enticed me most were the swappable op amps on them, that could really let you vary their sound signature.

Personally, i like a cold and analytical tone, with plenty of intensity. Laid back and warm tones start to get too blended together in my opinion, and i like my instrument seperation, and the maximum amount of clarity I can achieve.

I've never done an op amp swap, and honestly, i don't really know how they work, so if you guys could recommend me a set with which i could swap out the stock ones to achieve the above sound, i'd be really grateful.

Thanks.
post #2 of 4
Hey pangolinman,

I came across this, when i was looking for soundcard mods. Hope its useful.
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Holy... Those are friggin expensive, almost $400 for the set.
post #4 of 4
I thought the stock opamps were pretty cold sounding.

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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
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Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Dell Ultrasharp U2410 Asus ProArt PA248Q 
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Rosewill RK-9000BR PCP&P Silencer MKIII 600W Lian Li PC-A05NB Logitech G500 
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Rocketfish Dual Sided Asus Xonar Essence STX Infinity Primus P153 | Dayton DTA-120 Amplifier... Shure SRH840 
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