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Just getting into the Audio aspect of PC's. I don't have me a soundcard yet but using the onboard of the Gigabyte UD5H. Just went and bought me the Skullcandy PLYR1 headset. Hopefully this is a good way to get me started.
I have a board with a Realtek ALC892. Listening to music is pretty underwhelming, even on good headphones. A sound card is a good investment.
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I have a board with a Realtek ALC892. Listening to music is pretty underwhelming, even on good headphones. A sound card is a good investment.


What would be a starter soundcard that Best Buy might have for under $100
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Not much really, maybe you could find a deal on an old X-fi. Your best bet in that price range is in the Xonar lineup imo.

I do think that the soundblaster z is a good bang for the buck at $100.
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What would be a starter soundcard that Best Buy might have for under $100

A headset is not typically going to provide you with enjoyable listening experiences. That aside, Asus Xonar DG is highly recommended as a budget sound card with an integrated headphone amp. Do you intend to listen to a lot of music with said headset or just gaming?
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A headset is not typically going to provide you with enjoyable listening experiences. That aside, Asus Xonar DG is highly recommended as a budget sound card with an integrated headphone amp. Do you intend to listen to a lot of music with said headset or just gaming?

Mostly gaming and YouTube
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Mostly gaming and YouTube

In that case, an Xonar DG will be more than enough. You can typically find them around $20 used, unless you are looking for a sound card with more "gaming" and "surround" features. Then see if you can find a cheap X-Fi XtremeMusic.
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Not much really, maybe you could find a deal on an old X-fi. Your best bet in that price range is in the Xonar lineup imo.

I do think that the soundblaster z is a good bang for the buck at $100.
The Xonar DG is good if you have a headset that's not all that expensive. I managed to get a refurbished Xonar DX for fairly cheap.
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Two of the worst rappers out right now. I know what you mean though. When I hear beats like those I just skip them.

Yeah, I don't like Lil Wayne really. There's a few songs, and that's about it. I get enjoyment out of it, though. And modern rap will probably never be respected by a lot of you ever, but Big Sean is actually good for his time.
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Wow that's pretty noticeable on my D7k's. I don't think I'd be able to enjoy listening to a song like that if I liked it in the first place.
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Same on my beyers also , also that kind of bass is not really my piece of cake

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMUAMHBBuik

Something like this more of my piece of cake biggrin.gif

Going to check out these links in a bit, but it just bothered me that a song I like is like that :/.
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WHy am I not surprised you didin't go beyond hitting the 360p button. wink.gif
pez:
There's distortion in the songs mate - not your headphones.

I'll share some videos with you - remember to hit the 720p+ button (don't only incl a video but audio boost too - I guess there's some compression under HD on YouTube) - oh and edit: warning explicit lyrics etc...bla bla
Disgustingly nice bass line and song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twtOCEjXHcw

Lovely song, beautiful sub-bass:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEb7CPtpZvM

Nice song - bass is a bit distorted:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fm3Hz9bLwhY

Bass is clean - lyrics aren't special - I love Rick Ross' verses:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9xpsmDXy48

Enjoy bro!
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I think that's what he's complaining about tongue.gif. Since the distortion is in the song, there's nothing you can do about it.

This wink.gif.
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Good picks, I've been in a DOOM phase right now myself. Can't get enough of his beats and rhymes.

And to pez, now that I know you like hiphop you can't not go with the he-400's. Their bass is among the top even at their lower price point. While I don't personally like most of the more mainstream hiphop they will still be great for it I know that much. Don't take that to mean over powering bass, just extremely well presented bass.

They are sounding more appealing the more you mention them smile.gif. I'm trying to resist the urge until I get the funds smile.gif. My Asgard 2 should be here Thursday, though smile.gif.
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Update on my RMA with defective DAC - Sent Schitt my Modi DAC April 18th sent UPS 3-5 day shipping. Two weeks later May 1st email them and ask progress for my RA. Get response 'do you have a tracking number' which I did not save. They replied back - no problem we'll get back to you. Another week later (this last Friday) I sent an email asking what's the progress. No response still.

Has anyone with Schiit products have the pleasure of dealing with an RMA issue? What was your experience? When these types of products get serviced is there a longer response time fixing them than other products?

They are a rather small company still, so that could be part of the delay. I had no trouble with general inquiries from Jason, though, so maybe email them via that way?
 
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I like that Reload song.

Thanks for sharing
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I like that Reload song.

Thanks for sharing

Pleasure mate - I love it myself.
I keep reloading it ironically.
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