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I'm kind of leaning toward the Das as well. The USB extension is a good idea...except I just bought a glass desk.



You have fantastic taste in music.
Duct tape. hehe

But yeah, the Das will be a VERY nice addiction to a setup on a glass desk.
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I think your needs lean more towards the Xarmor, which is of a similar price, and offers 2 usb ports, as well as headphone and mic jacks. If you don't care for the backlighting, then you can just turn it off.
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Duct tape. hehe

But yeah, the Das will be a VERY nice addiction to a setup on a glass desk.
You're talking me into it.

That said, should there be any reason to try out the browns this time around? I was pretty okay with the blues for typing, and for my style of gaming they really don't matter that much...but nows the time, I guess.
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post #9634 of 14551
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Well, last time I posted this and I found some OCN members don't appreciate SpeedyCake style Swedish Music.
I did like that for a while, but once everyone started putting their own GIFs over that music it kinda got old.
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You're talking me into it.

That said, should there be any reason to try out the browns this time around? I was pretty okay with the blues for typing, and for my style of gaming they really don't matter that much...but nows the time, I guess.
Oh damn, I dunno. But it's certainly a very personal thing.
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post #9636 of 14551
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I think your needs lean more towards the Xarmor, which is of a similar price, and offers 2 usb ports, as well as headphone and mic jacks. If you don't care for the backlighting, then you can just turn it off.

Sorry, didn't even see this as I was posting. The headphone and mic jacks are something of an unknown to me...in that I'm not certain what I'll be doing for audio. The speakers on the iMac are certainly not sufficient for daily use, but I don't want to add speakers because I'd be adding wires, amps, etc, etc which wouldn't look all that great.

I may end up turning to headphones, but if I do I'll probably stick with a dedicated set with an amp, which would sort of negate the need for a headphone jack in the board. A mic is already built into the Mac, so assuming I can get that working with Win7 I don't anticipate a need for another one.

So I think it comes down to aesthetics more than anything else.
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Oh damn, I dunno. But it's certainly a very personal thing.
They'd probably send me the blues despite ordering the browns again anyway!
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post #9638 of 14551
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But adding speakers doesn't mean you'd absolutely have to have an amp. I have speakers that I'm very happy with, and all I have are three pieces: the subwoofer and the two satellites.
A fair point. I guess I was going under the assumption that I would make the speakers, since I do things like that.

That said, buying a set isn't completely out of the question.

I would almost certainly nix the sub as it's just unnecessary, plus I've never heard a good set of 2.1 computer speakers. But there are a couple decent 2.0 sets out there...for a price.

Something I'll think about after Christmas...to see if someone bought me the little tube amp I asked for.
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post #9639 of 14551
Well, my main point was that there would be 2 usb 2.0 ports for use. The headphone and mic jacks are just there for convenience if you ever needed them. I don't know that many boards with usb ports.
post #9640 of 14551
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Well, my main point was that there would be 2 usb 2.0 ports for use. The headphone and mic jacks are just there for convenience if you ever needed them. I don't know that many boards with usb ports.
No problem, I appreciate your input! The Das has two ports as well, though I'm not sure whether they are 2.0 or not.

Anyone else want a Das? 20% if I buy two...
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