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post #11 of 17
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Q701, DT880, HD558, Sony MA-900

The HD558s were on sale on woot.com a week ago for circa $40. It sold out soo fast...
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post #12 of 17
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Alright, as far as amps go i am not sure what I should be looking for. I have this old yamaha receiver laying around: http://reviews.cnet.com/av-receivers/yamaha-htr-5930-av/4507-6466_7-32064827.html

and I am not sure if it would be advantageous to run an optical out of the soundblaster zx I have to it and then run headphones out of the htr-5930.
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post #13 of 17
The Zx can an amp on it, it'll work fine for any of those headphones.
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post #14 of 17
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Just found a deal on HE-500s for 530 bucks so I said screw it and went with them.
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post #15 of 17
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Just found a deal on HE-500s for 530 bucks so I said screw it and went with them.

Excellent choice sir.
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post #16 of 17
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So now the HE-500s are on their way, I am not sure as to the set up I should go with. USB DAC+amp or would just an amp with my sound card do the headphones justice?
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post #17 of 17
Sennheiser came out with new gaming headsets. They are in your budget.
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