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You can always add a external headphone amp to the X-FI HD if you need to,Also the RCA out on the X-FI HD is better then its headphone output.

If you decide to change its op-amps, The headphone out uses only the I/V while the RCA out uses both the I/V and Buffers op-amps. It general recommended to change out the JRCs to a different pair of op-amps Like Two LME49720NAs.

Also you be better off plugging the headphones directly into the sound card, If you like bass then AD700 isn't gonna be for you because they have almost no bass.
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