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Just went crazy and pre-ordered a Focal Elear and the Galaxy Note 7. I was deciding whether to get the Titan X (plus waterblock, etc.) or get the 2 I mentioned. Obviously the Titan X can wait... biggrin.gif
You're better off waiting for the 1080ti or the 1180 anyway biggrin.gif. Be sure to post pictures of the Elear when they arrive thumb.gif.
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Fulla has noise USB issues. Read reviews on Amazon, top helpful review on Amazon for fulla mentions it, the noisy crackle that bleeds through the Fulla (its the main reason I didnt keep mine), Never tried 1.2 version, I know Pez has the 1.2 version though so ask him. I watched a video on it though, and Audioquest showed how they improved over 1.2 with Black 1.5.

I disagree with the Modi 2 Uber recommendation, if its just for headphones, he might as well spend the extra $75 and just grab the modi multibit. I hate my Modi 2... I'll sell it to anyone for $50 just hit me up haha. It ameks everything harsh, I definitely need something better for my D2000's.

Decided to go with the CEntrance DACport Slim instead. Out of everything I've read it seems to be the best sub $100 amp/DAC. I should be getting it towards the start of October so I'll let you know how it goes!

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Decided to go with the CEntrance DACport Slim instead. Out of everything I've read it seems to be the best sub $100 amp/DAC. I should be getting it towards the start of October so I'll let you know how it goes!

I have owned the DACport HD, the Slim's bigger brother, I ended up refunding it. It sounded very plain to my ears, it was good and everything, I have no issues against it. Dragonfly Black has smoother vocals though, like this silky layer to the sound (some might not like that actually, but I do). Black seems to increase soundstage or imaging some too, not sure which, I just know songs felt separated better or bigger or both, I am no expert, just my impressions.
    
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Just went crazy and pre-ordered a Focal Elear and the Galaxy Note 7. I was deciding whether to get the Titan X (plus waterblock, etc.) or get the 2 I mentioned. Obviously the Titan X can wait... biggrin.gif

I pre-ordered the Note 7 as well. I'm so excited for it biggrin.gif. I hope it has the same great sound quality I remembered from my S5 and Note 3.
 
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I pre-ordered the Note 7 as well. I'm so excited for it biggrin.gif. I hope it has the same great sound quality I remembered from my S5 and Note 3.

Titan X isn't worth it anyway, your only talking like 10-15 fps faster than your 1080. honestly titan x is silly for the price, when HBM2 is right around the corner.

Note 7 would be pretty nice I admit, I'm not big into phones, but the Note 7 does look impressive, as did the Note 5.
    
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Anyone have recommendations for a decent WIRELESS headset mainly used for gaming? I currently use G930s, which "seemed" fine for gaming as I never truly experienced a good pair of headphones, but im not really looking for anything amazing, hence why i prefer something with a mic, OKAY sound, and most definitely wireless. I have somewhat big ears, a lot of over-ear headphones will hurt over time (i game a lot) but the G930s i can wear for a long time with no irritation, just wanted to see if anyone had any better recommendations before I order a new pair of the G930s.
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Titan X isn't worth it anyway, your only talking like 10-15 fps faster than your 1080. honestly titan x is silly for the price, when HBM2 is right around the corner.

Note 7 would be pretty nice I admit, I'm not big into phones, but the Note 7 does look impressive, as did the Note 5.

10-15 FPS increases in 4K isn't anything silly, but I agree the price isn't for everyone wink.gif.
 
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The only purpose for Titan X is to squeeze as much performance out as possible at 4K. Even then, I would rather get a 1080 for 300-400 USD less, OC it, and call it a day.
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Titan X isn't worth it anyway, your only talking like 10-15 fps faster than your 1080. honestly titan x is silly for the price, when HBM2 is right around the corner.

Its the same as its always been with every Titan GPU, they're for inpatient people with bulky wallets. Sensible people wait for the Ti that will outperform it at 2/3's of the price.
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The only purpose for Titan X is to squeeze as much performance out as possible at 4K. Even then, I would rather get a 1080 for 300-400 USD less, OC it, and call it a day.
You can OC the Titan X too wink.gif
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