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i have a asus z87 rog maximus vi hero i know it has supreme fx onboard audio . but i do not use it because i have a asus xonar dx dedicated sound card that i have my Logitech z506 surround sound speakers hooked up to . but i want to get a good quality headset . dose the asus z87 rog hero have a built in headphone amp ? and if so to use the headphone amp do i have to have the headphones plugged into the back of my motherboard or do i have to have them hooked up to the audio ports on the front of my case ?
    
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If you want to get a good quality headset, then you shouldn't be using onboard. However, to answer your original question, yes it does have a built in headphone amp.
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If you want to get a good quality headset, then you shouldn't be using onboard. However, to answer your original question, yes it does have a built in headphone amp.
I originally bough my asus xonar dx for my razer tiamat7.1 but now I have my Logitech z506 5.1 speakers plugged in it would it make more sense to plug my razer tiamat 7.1 in to the asus xonar dx and plug the Logitech z506 in to my onboard audio ? also I am not happy with my razer tiamat 7.1 because I hear a buzz sound when ever i use it . can you suggest a good quality headset under $200 ?
    
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The buzz is coming from the source, not the headset itself. Plug it directly to the sound card and it's almost always gone.
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The buzz is coming from the source, not the headset itself. Plug it directly to the sound card and it's almost always gone.
I did have it plugged in directly to the sound card and I still got that buzz sound . now I don't even use the razer tiamat 7.1 anymore because I have my Logitech z506 plugged in to my sound card .
    
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