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LOL this community really dislikes Recon3D. I have a baby version of it (Recon3D USB version $125) and it's great for gaming but sucks for music.
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LOL this community really dislikes Recon3D. I have a baby version of it (Recon3D USB version $125) and it's great for gaming but sucks for music.

USB = bad in general
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USB = bad in general

So I've come to realize, nobody is straight up with why but I think I've chalked it up to tons of traffic on the same bus.
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USB = bad in general

why is that? ton's of people are happy with USB DAC's.
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why is that? ton's of people are happy with USB DAC's.

I agree, tons of people are loving there ODAC right now. Soon... I will to!
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A 0 is a 0 and a 1 is a 1. It doesn't matter if it's on a motherboard, a sound card, or through a USB port. Motherboard audio sounding bad can be chalked up to the analog circuitry they use, not really it being a noisy environment.
 
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A 0 is a 0 and a 1 is a 1. It doesn't matter if it's on a motherboard, a sound card, or through a USB port. Motherboard audio sounding bad can be chalked up to the analog circuitry they use, not really it being a noisy environment.

You know a lot more than many so-called "audiophiles."

The ALC898 DAC is already overkill. I'd be shocked if someone could hear the difference between the Realtek DAC and a discrete card's DAC.
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You know a lot more than many so-called "audiophiles."
The ALC898 DAC is already overkill. I'd be shocked if someone could hear the difference between the Realtek DAC and a discrete card's DAC.
Yeah I've been saying sound cards are a waste of money for years now. All you really need is high end headphones or speakers.
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Yeah I've been saying sound cards are a waste of money for years now. All you really need is high end headphones or speakers.

But yet you own the Beats Pro?
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