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I just use them for the speakers so the line out is the best choice thumb.gif
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Awesome have fun!
    
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When my Beyer 990t Pro 250OHM arrives, I am thinking of connecting it directly to the soundcard and not to the ACM. I will still use ACM for mic though.

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Well do some testing for yourself before you rule it out. Maybe yours will be fine.
    
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Oh yeah I will do some testing. I can test it now with my Asus Vulcan but those headsets are so crappy that I don't want to waste my time on them :p 

 

Edit : You know what I just did and I can confirm that connecting the headphone to the soundcard sounded better. More crisp and out there. Not a black and white difference but I guess there is really a difference.


Edited by iARDAs - 10/25/13 at 5:21pm
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Which card would you guys suggest for BF4 wartapes? Currently have an ASUS Xonar DG and planning on grabbing either ath-m50 or hd558
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If you want future proof card(can power high ohm headphones if you upgrade) with the best DAC you can get on a sound card and recording capabilities, get the zxr.

If you don't need a lot of power for headphones and still a really good DAC, save money get the z.


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Oh yeah I will do some testing. I can test it now with my Asus Vulcan but those headsets are so crappy that I don't want to waste my time on them tongue.gif  

Edit : You know what I just did and I can confirm that connecting the headphone to the soundcard sounded better. More crisp and out there. Not a black and white difference but I guess there is really a difference.

Seems more people are reporting a difference. I think I should try with a line extension as well and see how that fares.
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Updates: Added PAX Driver references. Thanks [CyGnus] for mentioning or whoever did as well before (don't remember which page)

 
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Updates: Added PAX Driver references. Thanks [CyGnus] for mentioning or whoever did as well before (don't remember which page)

thumb.gif I really like the PAX for the SB Z, never tried the creative's original driver and i might not since these work great
post #1170 of 5451
The drivers will reflect the author who tends to favour bass in his sound. I personally want unaltered sound in which I can later tweak if I want.

Do the drivers also not include the horrendous speaker config program that messes up sound stage? That might be a plus to some users.
    
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