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Need a solid soundcard for my Seinnheiser HD 598

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As always, the cheaper the better. I listen to classic rock and play FPS games mostly. Budget is $100 but I'd prefer something less expensive.
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I'm no audiophile and Im sure others will be able to chime in with their recommendations, but I have an Asus Xonar DG which has a built in amp made for headphones, the equilizer is simple but functional, its cheap and made for headphones. I myself use HD 558's with it and it sounds pretty dam good considering the price.
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I'm no audiophile and Im sure others will be able to chime in with their recommendations, but I have an Asus Xonar DG which has a built in amp made for headphones, the equilizer is simple but functional, its cheap and made for headphones. I myself use HD 558's with it and it sounds pretty dam good considering the price.
^This. Arguably the best price/performance sound card. It can be found for $20~. My Vengeance 1300s are very good with this combo smile.gif
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Great guys! Thanks!
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