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What one perceives to sound better is certainly subjective, but the accuracy of sound reproduction is not.
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post #102 of 144
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Originally Posted by Darkwizzie View Post

We have to look at it in perspective though.

Most people think they're great, even after they've listened to alternatives. High end audio is niche. I'd say the same thing about other people's keyboards - plastic construction just won't do, yet I know many people who would care so little, the whole notion would be comical to them.

Whereas, very few gamers would say GT 610 is "great" and they wouldn't really care if they couldn't have max details @ 1440p 144hz or something.


And looking in context, the guy's comparing PC speaker to his own PC speaker. He's very likely not making the point that both suck and it's funny to even try to tease out a difference. He's probably making some other point: About the sound card, about the brand he uses, about how his setup is 5.1.

That was pretty much it.

I have a 5.1 with sound-card, my partner just has 2.1, we're both in the same room so the differences are only percieved.

We can measure things but it ultimately comes down to personal taste. We all know above 60fps is unpercieveable but from personal experiance I can "feel" the differance of above. Yet some people prefer 60, some 30, others 144. Although I think these 'trends' have little to do with quality and more to do with just .. social spastics.

"liking Vinyl is too mainstream now, lets like something else that's uncool" tongue.gif
post #103 of 144
I still buy Vinyl all the time, im lucky that the drum and bass scene still presses all the great releases to Wax smile.gif

as for cassette, I use blank magnetic tape for running my drums and bassline onto, nothing beats the analogue warmth
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That was pretty much it.

We all know above 60fps is unpercieveable but from personal experiance I can "feel" the differance of above. Yet some people prefer 60, some 30, others 144. /quote]






Is this a troll post? Or are you serious? If your serious...oh boy....😀
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nothing beats the analogue warmth

Sure there is: proper frequency response tongue.gif
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Sure there is: proper frequency response tongue.gif

Regardless, analogue is better than digital in the music industry, theoretically dynamic range is near infinite on vinyl especially, and after having Dubplates mastered and cut to even Acetate, it sounds better than digital masters all day long.
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Originally Posted by EniGma1987 View Post

Sure there is: proper frequency response tongue.gif

Regardless, analogue is better than digital in the music industry, theoretically dynamic range is near infinite on vinyl especially, and after having Dubplates mastered and cut to even Acetate, it sounds better than digital masters all day long.

Seriously? eek.gif No way in Heaven, Earth, or...well, you know what I mean...does vinyl have a near infinite dynamic range!
     
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Guess I will need to get a pen to keep in my car again. rolleyes.gif

But seriously. This is why hipsters piss me off. Cassette tapes? Really?

Guess they can listen to music in crappy audio format while drinking their nasty PBR's.
Edited by Sir Beregond - 9/21/15 at 8:34am
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Originally Posted by Superplush View Post

That was pretty much it.

I have a 5.1 with sound-card, my partner just has 2.1, we're both in the same room so the differences are only percieved.

We can measure things but it ultimately comes down to personal taste. We all know above 60fps is unpercieveable but from personal experiance I can "feel" the differance of above. Yet some people prefer 60, some 30, others 144. Although I think these 'trends' have little to do with quality and more to do with just .. social spastics.

"liking Vinyl is too mainstream now, lets like something else that's uncool" tongue.gif

I'm leading the charge to revitalize the wax cylinder market. Who is with me?
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