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post #12201 of 38150
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post #12202 of 38150
If anyone help, friend asked me to rate these enconding qualities from highest to lowest, i have pretty much everything in flac so can't really help him out. Wav(pcm) , ACC(itunes), mp3 v0 , mp3 v2, mp3 192 vbr , mp3 320 cbr and flac. Tried goolging this stuff but really get hold of it, i know flac is the highest as it's only loseless audio in list but i have no clue about rest. Thanks
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post #12203 of 38150
WAV is lossless, so is the same as FLAC. FLAC is basically like taking the WAV file and putting it inside a .zip- the file size becomes smaller, but you don't loose anything.

The others I'd just look up the bitrates and rank them by that... should be close enough.
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post #12205 of 38150
For link to LAME v's thanks!
Regarding .wav, so wav(pcm) is loseless? As .wav files can be compressed with mp3 codec and still retain their extention if i'm correct?
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post #12206 of 38150
Quote:
Originally Posted by jellybeans69 View Post

For link to LAME v's thanks!
Regarding .wav, so wav(pcm) is loseless? As .wav files can be compressed with mp3 codec and still retain their extention if i'm correct?

Yeah Wav is kind of like .avi, there can be different codecs behind it. It's pretty much always lossless PCM AFAIK.
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post #12207 of 38150
I have Sennheiser HD598s and Superlux HD668b.
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post #12208 of 38150
Got my HD 518's about a week ago. Was quiet at first, but after a few days of wearing in, it's starting to really sound good, especially the low notes thumb.gif

Now I just need a sound car, should be getting one this week biggrin.gif
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Sorry to be a party pooper but would an Asus DGX with a Fiio E9 be enough to drive the HD 598s properly? Or would you see it as a better solution to get an Asus Essence STX and run it off the 1/4 inch jack output?

While I may prefer a bang-for-buck option, budgets are not really an issue for me. Am I sacrificing a lot in thinking about going DGX + E9 rather than STX in terms of sound quality for the HD 598s?
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post #12210 of 38150
598s don't need to be driven by an amplifier so all of those solutions are overkill really. You don't need more than the Xonar DG.
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