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Would I benefit from a different sound card?

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I currently use an HT Omega Claro Plus+ and was wondering if the headphone amp on the Claro Halo or Asus Xonar STX would benefit me at all. I'm also wondering if my microphone quality would be improved by either. I'm currently using Sennheiser HD 380 Pro's as my headphones and an MXL 990 XLR Condensor Microphone as my mic. Thanks in advance!
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No, no, no, and no.
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With your current headphones, there will be a minimal difference.
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