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In all honesty, how much better would FLAC ripped with EAC sound, cwhen compared to 320kbps mp3?
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In all honesty, how much better would FLAC ripped with EAC sound, cwhen compared to 320kbps mp3?
There is no sure comparison, because in the end, it is all up to the users ears. Again, foobar2000 comes with this thing called ABX testing, where you can "blindly" listen to two files of the same song, yet different quality, and see whether you can hear the difference(s) or not. It is extremely harder than you think, especially if you're using 99% of that consumer equipment you see around in stores.
    
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In all honesty, how much better would FLAC ripped with EAC sound, cwhen compared to 320kbps mp3?
There would most likely be less noise.
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I found this guide extremely helpful
http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards...-audio-cd.html
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It depends on your hearing capabilities, as well as the setup that you're listening the music on.

If you're using a poor cheap laptop with poor speakers, then it's all going to sound awful

But if you have a great sound card and a great system, then it'll sound more amazing than ever.

Most people cannot tell much difference between V0 and Flac.

But it's all different to everyone's ears.
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I'm going to be listening to this on some Z-5500s.


Here is the thing though:

They will be hooked up to my motherboard's onboard audio *gasp*


I'm splitting the price tag with my parents for Christmas, and I really don't have any money left over.

I'll try and get a Xonar as soon as I can though.



With Z-5500s, I think I'm more likely to hear bit-rate differences, no?
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With Z-5500s, I think I'm more likely to hear bit-rate differences, no?
Definitely not. The Logitech speakers are capable of producing anything except quality sound.
    
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what I haven't seen is a suggestion of using Dbpoweramp great ripper, can use secure FLAC ripping, its free, and it'll even tag your songs if you buy the pro version...
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Definitely not. The Logitech speakers are capable of producing anything except quality sound.


Does anybody else agree with this statement?
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