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LOL I use my Beats Detox so idk about that biggrin.gif

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So Simca, will I hear a difference between the Razer Carcharias and the SR850s with onboard sound? I know that to fully experience the headphones I will need a sound card but I'm using onboard at the moment and just want to know if there will be any difference between the two.
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More detail, better bass. That will be the most apparent without a sound card. With a sound card you'll notice tons more positional cues and whatnot for gaming. Even more details too in music.
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If you get a sound card, don't get anything by the name of Creative...X-Fi has been dead for a long time so they are not the "single" choice anymore and, unless you want to choose something more expensive, I'd get a Xonar in a heartbeat.

PS: impedance of a heatphone doesn't determine crap. There are headphones rated at 70 ohms that require very good amps and there are some that don't. So, it differs for each single headphone.
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More detail, better bass. That will be the most apparent without a sound card. With a sound card you'll notice tons more positional cues and whatnot for gaming. Even more details too in music.

I will get them then. I'll probably get a Xonar or some other sound card in the future.
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If you get a sound card, don't get anything by the name of Creative...X-Fi has been dead for a long time so they are not the "single" choice anymore and, unless you want to choose something more expensive, I'd get a Xonar in a heartbeat.
PS: impedance of a heatphone doesn't determine crap. There are headphones rated at 70 ohms that require very good amps and there are some that don't. So, it differs for each single headphone.

Well, wouldn't a higher impedance headphone require more power to drive it at the same volume? Onboard cards are pretty weak and wouldn't be able to drive higher rated headphones, IMO.
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The Samson SR850 are good headphones, it just most people don't know about them as they not a brand that people know of. SR850 are one of those hidden gem headphones that actually a very good headphone for it price. But since most people dont trust it. It goes un notice. Superlux 668B and 681B are another model of headphones that people over look as well. It just like alot of people not know about the JVC RX700s being a poor mans AD700s.
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