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Hello,

Well I own a xi-fi titanium non hd and there's an issue, I bought my headset samson sr 850 according to one of the post here but I feel like the sound is weak, lacking of power, so to change that I wanted to change of sound card because I readed the non-hd had this kind of lack of issue, this plus the unpleasant noise I feel in my ears.

My budget can go up to the sound blaster Z (meaning 85 euros) but won't asus xonar before that range of price beat the creative?

Also, I tried to find a microphone but the logitech m600 can't be find now and since I live in France, the best they sell is the zalman or a bad plantronic. frown.gif

The samson sr 850 is well built however, pushing a bit too much over the hears and lacking a bit of comfort as well, but well made.
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Which ASUS Xonar? The Xonar DX has the same DAC as the Sound Blaster Z, but different software and no amplifier so if sound is actually "weak" then the Sound Blaster Z is your solution.
 
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I think he meant Xonar DG(X) which is a decent soundcard for headphones. I use the Xonar DG with Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80ohm.
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