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Right but it looks like the ZxR has 2 parts so the other part woul5 not have anywhere to go. Something tells me I would be fine with the onboard sound and just utilizing a high quality headset that does everything inside it.

I really don't mind spending the extra money, but is there a big difference between wired and wireless? I think wired would be more proper or a hybrid version that does both. For example on the computer can use it wired or wireless. Then if I am on my kindle I could plug it in, vice versa on a phone thoughts???


Yeah I have no idea about the wireless headphones but I assume they would be as high quality as wired if not very close. We can only hope some audiophiles see this thread and have some input on the matter. smile.gif

But for the ZxR there is a mainboard and a daughterboard(smaller of the two) The main board is the one that has the audio for your headphones, the Db is a dedicated board for recording audio from RCA and toslink, that being said its 100% optional to use, it also only takes up an expansion slot on the case and not an extra PCI-E on the mobo. See here. http://gyazo.com/0a749fda6336bad058bfe67447f6174a You would be able to plug it in 100% as long as you have an extra expansion slot on your case free.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16829102050
post #12 of 17
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Would def appreciate the input looking at the berry dynamics and seiche issuer now
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post #13 of 17
Problem with wireless headphones: 90% of them are USB.
USB headphones are not that great, they use the build-in soundcard (that usually sucks) and the SQ is not that great (because part of your money went on the soundcard). On top of that you get incompability issues with new mobos/etc.

I have tested Sennheiser RS120 that actually uses analog 3.5mm instead of digital USB, they were horrible. My 1/2 priced Superlux beats them easily in quality.
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So if I only have built in sound am I screwed?
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post #15 of 17
Interested in the AKG Q701's black? I have it for sell. PM me if you are interested.

Thanks! thumb.gif
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What type are those?
What about the maddoggs by mr. Speakers?


http://schiit.com/cart/index.php?
main_page=product_info&cPath=0&products_id=13
https://www.mrspeakers.com/
Reviews:
https://www.mrspeakers.com/Mrspeakers-Mad-Dog-
Headphone-in-Media

Or the sony mdr1 or bose setup?

People were mentioning amps if I got that crearive card would that suffice?

Guess wireless or bluetooth does not work. Was really looking forward to sitting far away from the computer using them instead of speakers for movies.

On the other hand someone mentioned the ue9000 Logitech, the Sony Madrid 1RNC and the Bose quiet comfort15.

I am mainly using this for gaming and then movies sometimes music.
Edited by dpoverlord - 8/26/13 at 8:29am
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post #17 of 17
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What type are those?
What about the maddoggs by mr. Speakers?


http://schiit.com/cart/index.php?
main_page=product_info&cPath=0&products_id=13
https://www.mrspeakers.com/
Reviews:
https://www.mrspeakers.com/Mrspeakers-Mad-Dog-
Headphone-in-Media

Or the sony mdr1 or bose setup?

People were mentioning amps if I got that crearive card would that suffice?

Guess wireless or bluetooth does not work. Was really looking forward to sitting far away from the computer using them instead of speakers for movies.

On the other hand someone mentioned the ue9000 Logitech, the Sony Madrid 1RNC and the Bose quiet comfort15.

I am mainly using this for gaming and then movies sometimes music.

Its an Open ear headphones. You need some sort of amp to hear its full power tho.
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