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Originally Posted by dranas View Post

I had some extra time today. I tested the stock OP amp and compared the two different chip sounds. The new chip seems to give a cleaner sound. I used the same song and software on both chips, so nothing changed that would skew the comparison. In my opinion the 6 dollars it cost to get the new chip and have it shipped to me is worth the difference in sound.

 

Holy crap. :) Thank you for doing that!!

 

 

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Originally Posted by IM125 View Post

Hi guys,

I'm using an HD 555 and I'm also interested in buying that sound card. I am mostly going to be watching HD movies and listening to lossless audio files. Would the Asus Xonar DSX with that amp chip be a good choice for me as well?

 

I'm not 100% sure, but based on this thread, I'd say "absolutely!" (thanks to dranas)

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