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Do I need an AMP?

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If you dont know I have a thread on which headphones I should get. There was 1 last question I had but my other thread is dead so anyways.

I'm going to buy the Sennhieser 555's but I don't have a sound card and I don't have an Amp. I was wandering if the headphones will sound like crap If I don't have 1 of the two. If they do sound like crap can you tell me if it would be better to buy a sound card or an Amp. Also can you recommend me a good clip on Microphone that I can clip onto the headphone wire. Thanks
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Something like this for a clip on mic http://www.zalman.co.kr/ENG/product/...ad.asp?idx=210
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No sound card is OK, as for the AMP, only needed if you'll be listening to it kinda loud. The output is definitely better than an MP3 player though so I say just put all your money down on the headphones, then afterwards a nice comfy chair. Comfy chairs improve sound and game fps.
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Originally Posted by Adrienspawn View Post
No sound card is OK, as for the AMP, only needed if you'll be listening to it kinda loud. The output is definitely better than an MP3 player though so I say just put all your money down on the headphones, then afterwards a nice comfy chair. Comfy chairs improve sound and game fps.
Not to mention game score
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ok so they arent needed. What about that mic I posted? is that good?
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The Zalman Mic is probably the best clip-on out there. Cheap, reliable, and decent audio quality. Not much more to ask for than that.
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Sweet. Looks like ill place the order tonight. Also if I do need a amp in the future what would be a good one to get.
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get a USB DAC/amp combo. will kill two birds w/ one stone a corda 2move http://www.meier-audio.homepage.t-online.de/ or an RSA Predator http://www.raysamuelsaudio.com/products/predator will do the trick and still be portable. Granted, not the cheapest options.
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Those are way to expensive
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