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You guys think there is any real diffference between Windows and Ubuntu audio quality? I am thinking about making the switch to Ubuntu :3

Yes.

I don't use ubuntu, I use opensuse, but there is less latency on linux and the audio driver is a bit more robust and stable.

Its extremely subtle, but you will notice it over time.
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How decent is the Fulla 2 for powering HD650s again?

Bad.

The fulla 2 really does't know what to do with the impedance. At least thats what it sounds like to me. It sounds super dry and grainy.

Can cross that off my list then, thanks thumb.gif

Probably the O2 DAC/AMP might be my next best try.
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Can cross that off my list then, thanks thumb.gif

Probably the O2 DAC/AMP might be my next best try.

parasound z dac.

http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/parasound-zdac#Qi1lW0OvX572S1zb.97

The headphone section was built and tested with the sennheiser HD600. thumb.gif
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Can cross that off my list then, thanks thumb.gif

Probably the O2 DAC/AMP might be my next best try.

Look at the Audioengine D1 or the Fiio
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parasound z dac.

http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/parasound-zdac#Qi1lW0OvX572S1zb.97

The headphone section was built and tested with the sennheiser HD600. thumb.gif

Are those XLR outputs? drool.gif

Definitely will go nice with a amp that takes XLR inputs like the ax-501.
Hi-Fi is really good at stealing your money...

That o2 is also a really good choice.
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Yes.

I don't use ubuntu, I use opensuse, but there is less latency on linux and the audio driver is a bit more robust and stable.

Its extremely subtle, but you will notice it over time.

Thanks ! Appreciate the response its been like pulling teeth trying to figure out if i can make the switch lol
    
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Thanks ! Appreciate the response its been like pulling teeth trying to figure out if i can make the switch lol

SSD's are really cheap these days, Just have a ubuntu boot drive, and a windows boot drive on seperate SSD's, with a big HDD for storage. thats what I do anyway.
    
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I've got all my music on a SSD. Like you said - getting cheaper by the day.
Why risk mechanical and electrical interference from spinning rust when you are listening to music?
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SSD's are really cheap these days, Just have a ubuntu boot drive, and a windows boot drive on seperate SSD's, with a big HDD for storage. thats what I do anyway.

I dont want to dual boot smile.gif Its not as efficient as just minimizing windows are terminating a VM when I dont need it anymore
    
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I dont want to dual boot smile.gif Its not as efficient as just minimizing windows are terminating a VM when I dont need it anymore

Ah, fair enough, I don't mess around with VM or any of that.

@whitewulfe Sorry to break it to you buddy, my Fiio K3 IEM sounds better then the Tennark or w.e it was called. Probably going to put them up for sell on head-fi, or just keep for a backup pair since IEM's tend to die.
    
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Its the best way to still game and not be chained to Windows for your main OS
    
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