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Sound card for hd 598

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I have never had a her good sound setup, so around black Friday I plan on changing that.

I plan on picking up a pair of sennheiser 598 and I need advice on what sound card to get with them as I'm guessing the integrated card in my old 1366 ud3 won't cut it. So what do you guys recommend? I want something that will give me best value for $ and compatibility with Linux is a must.

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Try the ASUS Xonar STX, though I am not sure about Linux compatibility. You could also look at the O2 external DAC/AMP.

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Thanks I'll look into it.

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