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And what do you guys think about the Astro setup?I know they're a bit overpriced but as I read with the mixamp they have a good directional accuracy too.Not as good as the AD700 but still very good.I know gaming headphones aren't always the best choice but in my country the AD700 isn't cheap.
If I count With my country's currency the Astro setup is:57 000 HUF.And the AD700 is 42 800 HUF. 1 USD=228 HUF.
Anyone tried both headphones in games?
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An another question.

If i would get the AD700, what sound card i should buy?
Or only the Astro Mixamp?
Edited by KITH - 3/6/13 at 3:00am
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Asus Xonar DG will be fine.
    
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Asus Xonar DG will be fine.
The Asus Xonar DG is the best?Or there is any better?The Headphone is 100$ on amazon.So with my budget i can give 150$ for a soundcard.
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Asus Xonar DG is good enough smile.gif
    
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Asus Xonar DG is good enough smile.gif
It's really cheap.30$.So the ATH-AD700+ASUS Xonar DG+Antlion Modmic is the best setup for directional sound?It's 162,14$ so its really cheap in my opinion.By the way the Mixamp would make the sound more better?
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the Asus Xonar DG has Dolby Headphone and Headphone Amplifier like the Astro Mixamp. the Antlion Modmic is a condenser not a cheap dynamic. the next "value" upgrade is around $500.. something like a Essence STX or DA converter and Headphone Amplifier and AKG Q701 or something like that.
    
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is saving money a bad thing? tongue.gif
    
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the Asus Xonar DG has Dolby Headphone and Headphone Amplifier like the Astro Mixamp. the Antlion Modmic is a condenser not a cheap dynamic. the next "value" upgrade is around $500.. something like a Essence STX or DA converter and Headphone Amplifier and AKG Q701 or something like that.
So the AD700+ASUS Xonar Essence STX better?It's 280$ then.So it's still in my budget if its better.
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is saving money a bad thing? tongue.gif
Nope, but im trying to get the best directional sound stuff.smile.gif
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