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USB soundcards are gimmicks, at least that what they say
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USB soundcards are gimmicks, at least that what they say
FiiO makes good products, I will be buying one down the road if I want a better headset.
 
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USB soundcards are gimmicks, at least that what they say

I'm not sure what you mean by this. As stated above, USB soundcards aren't bad at all. FiiO has a fantastic line of external USB soundcards.

USB is the same as SPDIF, just a different end of the cable. It still transmits the raw information digitally to the DAC and gets converted to analog for the amplifier.
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When you said USB Soundcards what i thought was off steelseries and those crap.

Fiios are great mobile amps. They are not "soundcars"

But, thanks for your help
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When you said USB Soundcards what i thought was off steelseries and those crap.

Fiios are great mobile amps. They are not "soundcars"

But, thanks for your help

FiiO makes amps and soundcards; these external soundcards are known as DACs. Digital to Analog Convertor, it does the exact same thing as a soundcard.
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Okay, the mobo is in their tech support department, now time to see what they will say in the coming days. I also just asked about upgrading return shipping, will see how much that is hmm
 
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Damn man, its either mATX or ITX.

ATX feels a bit to big for me, since i want to move it and im going to college next year.

But if i get a a Sennheiser HD555 ill probably go with a mATX, since I would want to get a soundcard

atx isn't tooo large, though m-atx and m-itx is really nice to have wink.gif
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I'm not sure what you mean by this. As stated above, USB soundcards aren't bad at all. FiiO has a fantastic line of external USB soundcards.

USB is the same as SPDIF, just a different end of the cable. It still transmits the raw information digitally to the DAC and gets converted to analog for the amplifier.

asus xonar USB cards/DAC are decent too

there is also ones from behringer and audio engine for a more professional brand

else you can always pipe sdpif from mobo into an external amp/DAC
Edited by akromatic - 2/1/13 at 8:31pm
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Shortly after upgrading to the 1.70 UEFI I'm starting to have issues with the onboard Broadcom BCM57781 Ethernet controller - sometimes it just stops responding and I lose network connectivity. Anyone else experiencing this? Not sure if it's related, but it seems that ASRock has completely removed the link to 1.70 on the BIOS download page (latest version is now 1.60).
Edited by kz26 - 2/3/13 at 7:00am
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Shortly after upgrading to the 1.70 UEFI I'm starting to have issues with the onboard Broadcom BCM57781 Ethernet controller - sometimes it just stops responding and I lose network connectivity. Anyone else experiencing this? Not sure if it's related, but it seems that ASRock has completely removed the link to 1.70 on the BIOS download page (latest version is now 1.60). I wonder if these two things are related...

That is very suspicious they have removed the 1.70, if i were running 1.70 i would go back to 1.60 to be safe.
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