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post #11 of 19
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It will be small. Have you looked at German brands like Sennheiser, beyerdynamic and (Austrian) AKG, which are notably cheaper in Europe?

Havnt checked them out, how are they compared to the ad700x in gaming? price around 130 dollars
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Whoa. Let's not confuse the AD900X and the A900X which is closed back. I have owned the A900X as well and it's nowhere as good for gaming as the AD700X.

sorry, did a quick google search and that thread came up.
post #12 of 19
Keep in mind that most likely the Norways customs will slap a 25% VAT on the AD700x. So the price would be more like $185 with shipping+taxes.

I recommend to google some local music/HiFi shops, they can have great deals on AKG/Beyer/Sennheiser cans.
Edited by Tiihokatti - 5/5/14 at 6:37am
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post #13 of 19
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I bought the ad700x today. Delivery time between: Mon. May. 12 and Fri. May. 16

Im having some problems with the 3.5mm jack ports on my motherboard. Will using an adapter like this, make any changes to the sound?
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Uhh.... That's not an adapter, that's a soundcard.
And of course it will affect the sound.
Edited by Tiihokatti - 5/5/14 at 12:59pm
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post #15 of 19
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Uhh.... That's not an adapter, that's a soundcard.
And of course it will affect the sound.
much for the worse? is there any type of usb to 3.5mm adapters/sound card that doesnt change the quality?

Im asking becasue sometimes the 3.5mm jacks on the motherbaord doesnt work.
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much for the worse? is there any type of usb to 3.5mm adapters/sound card that doesnt change the quality?

Im asking becasue sometimes the 3.5mm jacks on the motherbaord doesnt work.
The consumer USB-soundcards are pretty craptastic, there are few exceptions though.
But I strongly recommend either a Xonar DG or a Sound Blaster Z soundcard to replace your onboard audio. The SBZ of course being better.

Can you link some local shops that you can use?
And no, it doesn't matter if it's not in english...
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The consumer USB-soundcards are pretty craptastic, there are few exceptions though.
But I strongly recommend either a Xonar DG or a Sound Blaster Z soundcard to replace your onboard audio. The SBZ of course being better.

Can you link some local shops that you can use?
And no, it doesn't matter if it's not in english...

here is the soundcards on a norwegian web store:
Asus XONAR DG 38.47 US Dollar
Creative Sound Blaster Z 117.41 US Dollar

How is the quality of the microphone thats with the Sound Blaster Z?
Edited by Mattriz - 5/6/14 at 2:39pm
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here is the soundcards on a norwegian web store:
Asus XONAR DG 38.47 US Dollar
Creative Sound Blaster Z 117.41 US Dollar

How is the quality of the microphone thats with the Sound Blaster Z?
The SBZ club is pretty good source for info about the SBZ.
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post #19 of 19
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here is the soundcards on a norwegian web store:
Asus XONAR DG 38.47 US Dollar
Creative Sound Blaster Z 117.41 US Dollar

How is the quality of the microphone thats with the Sound Blaster Z?
The microphone quality is decent.
even i turn on the noise reduceion... I still can hear my background noise, sometime it is louder than my voice

You can also look at Sound Blaster omni. It is a Usb sound card, with same mic and newer.
The spec may not as good as Z but cheaper, i gave 1 for my friend as gift.
He uses it with Audio-TechnicaM50
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