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Im also using Jriver smile.gif
    
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It's confirmed then. In process of getting me it. thumb.gif

Investment i hope redface.gif

Got it!

Recommended audio settings?


Audio set to WASAPI
Output mode settings STX and enabled the 24bit if supported by soundcard.

under Settings
DSP & output format. Is it best to leave the bitdepth to source bitdepth or should i select which one for my STX?

Listening to few tracks now . .
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WOW! Thank you for helping me with audio. I can not say in words how Amazing this feeling is whilst listening to music like this. INCREDIBLE!!

Someone pointed out OPamps for the STX which i see can be easily replaced on both stereo output and headphone. Unfortunalty the link to Ebay is no use to me since they dont ship to South Africa thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif but for now i just want my headset to come in. Then Decide from there a better headset or Studio Speakers. I'm on the chase for Ultimate audio quality now

Haha i notice my CPU is averaging around 34 percent usage when playing songs. Not bothered but interesting regardless. The songs instruments i can hear. Wait i should be sleeping. Sitting up all morning with music.
Edited by SeekerZA - 5/30/13 at 6:19pm
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I checked out this jriver player.

It is nice and all....but what makes it so much better than foobar 2K?

I feel like the only difference is that jriver is a nice mansion where as foobar 2K is a plot of land. But the nice thing about foobar 2K is that you can do what ever you want with it.

However, the most important thing is audio quality and I do not see/hear a bit of difference.
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Did you change the settings?
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Did you change the settings?

To what? There are a billion settings.

I also have another issue. I tried going back to foobar and now nothing will play. Apparently this idiot program turned all of my flac files into "media center file" files.

I do not like Jriver sam I am -_____-
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LOL. Foobar2k is really simplistic, and a pain to modify. Needless to say I could hear no difference between Foobar2k and iTunes playback. Still a happy iTunes user smile.gif.

EDIT:

Almost bought the HD 380s...again. The highs were a little recessed, but it seemed like they were hiding, and waiting for an amp to bring them out. I even enjoyed the presentation of the mids. The bass hits HARD, too. The DT770s hit hard and have a nice reverb to them for things like dubstep and hip hop, but the HD 380 pros had an impact that provided good reverb, but kept the bass fast for more aggressive music styles. Fantastic for the bass drops (can't think of technical term) that newer hardcore/metalcore music seems to use these days. I keep feeling like I shouldn't like them, but I'm not sure what it is. They sound fantastic for the price. My only twp cons were the clamp (a biiiit tight) and the coiled cord. I just can't help but like them, though.
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The more and more I use jriver, the more and more I feel confident in saying that this is THE worst program I have ever used. Maybe I chose a bad profile, but this thing is harder to navigate than a mac.

The few songs that I have on a second hard drive that jriver did not touch sound exactly the same on foobar. Even after changing everything to WASAPI it did not make a difference.

Even the youtube downloader sucks.

I think I am going to lock myself in the room and try to design some plug ins for foobar to make foobar 2K what jriver is supposed to be.
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I checked out this jriver player.

It is nice and all....but what makes it so much better than foobar 2K?

I feel like the only difference is that jriver is a nice mansion where as foobar 2K is a plot of land. But the nice thing about foobar 2K is that you can do what ever you want with it.

However, the most important thing is audio quality and I do not see/hear a bit of difference.

1. Plays more than one type of multimedia so it is basically my media center for both my computer and HTPC now.
2. Easier to setup and make changes as well as organize and search through my stuff.
3.You can analyze, convert, and burn stuff really easily as well as sync to other devices
4. You can export to iTunes and iOS devices (I got an iPhone and iPad so really useful)
5. Living in a mansion I bought is a lot more comfortable than a shack that I build. biggrin.gif
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It took me a while before I truly appreciated the greatness of JRiver. But once that trial ended, I was more than ready to drop the money on the full app.

Hating something because it's new and unfamiliar is silly. But have fun with subpar foobar.
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It took me a while before I truly appreciated the greatness of JRiver. But once that trial ended, I was more than ready to drop the money on the full app.

Hating something because it's new and unfamiliar is silly. But have fun with subpar foobar.

Lol. I look at it more as a mac os vs linux. Mac OS is great. But you better ONLY like the mac OS.

Linux is a pain to get to a point where you like it, but when you make it perfect.....well....it's perfect.

I don't like Jriver right now because of a few reasons.

1: I can't get to a giant list of all my music. I keep trying, but no luck. I personally would just like to hit music and get a nice clean list.

2: It freaking changed all of my nice open source flac files to media center files (I fixed the issue by the way)

3: why pay 50 bucks for something that sound the same as foobar 2K? I would much rather spend that money on maybe a better cable, or maybe sell my current headphones and get something slightly better. If I am going to invest money, I want better sound quality.....not a fancy player.

4: I feel like a lot of jrivers features are sub par as well. At first I was REALLY excited about the youtube feature. I thought that was cool. I tried downloading one of the songs I have downloaded using a free youtube to flac program, and the quality of the jriver app sounded terrible. Other features live video and pictures are also pretty annoying since I can't use the escape button to get out of full screen mode.

5: 50 bucks is also really over priced. If it were 10-25, I certainly wouldn't be hating on it as much. But 50 bucks?????? Holy zombie jesus! I got a full license of windows 7 for that much legally. Call me crazy, but I think windows 7 is a bit more robust media player lachen.gif

6: IDK if this is true or not, but it also seems that you can't really add on to jriver. For instance, if I wanted a better equalizer...what would I do? As far as I know at this moment, what you see is what you get with this program.

Let me ask you this. If someone made a plugin for foobar 2K that added video support and picture viewing, would you use it over jriver?
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