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I have about 1200 bucks to use right now, probably gonna spend around 800 of them on a guitar and rest on something else. I was thinking an audio upgrade.

My current signal path is .FLAC's ripped with EAC T&C and Secure > Foobar2k with KS > Windows XP > XtremeMusic with youP-PaX drivers > Generic audio cable > JVC CA-UXE15 (amp) > Sennheiser HD595's
the first thing that comes to mind would be to upgrade your amp And probably get an externL DAC. Then cables. Then headphones.
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Hey guys, just thought I'd drop in here, as i'm getting HD555s for Xmas, and I just ordered the fiio E5 amp, but I'm still a newb rocking onboard and icemats =P. Can't wait to hear the difference when i get the senns!

Getting a soundcard is my next upgrade...cheers!
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Hey guys, just thought I'd drop in here, as i'm getting HD555s for Xmas, and I just ordered the fiio E5 amp, but I'm still a newb rocking onboard and icemats =P. Can't wait to hear the difference when i get the senns!

Getting a soundcard is my next upgrade...cheers!
Yeah man, you'll be happy with the difference. My music system, both headphones and speakers pretty much mean a crap load in my life right now lol.
Not only is it good for stress releif, depending on the music, its like smoking weed without smoking weed.

Yeah...
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I just got Ultrasone Pro900 whenever you update the list next Fallen.

Sorry Aura after all the questions "the coin landed on its side" and I bought one we didn't even discuss. They are pretty nice right out of the box. Very good bass impact and quick. I can listen to fast double bass songs like All That Remains stuff and even though there is a lot of bass it doesn't blur together. They have a lot of detail, the K701's seem to have more but I think the 900's just have some of it covered by the bass. It(the bass) is supposed to calm down some with burn in though.
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Yeah man, you'll be happy with the difference. My music system, both headphones and speakers pretty much mean a crap load in my life right now lol.
Not only is it good for stress releif, depending on the music, its like smoking weed without smoking weed.

Yeah...
Sweet, another question...will they still sound OK unamped from onboard? because the E5 wont be here for a while
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Sweet, another question...will they still sound OK unamped from onboard? because the E5 wont be here for a while
They will be fine right out the back of the card. My first quality headphones were AD700's(really close to what you have) and they were good out of the card.

Edit: Whoops I didn't read that you had onboard the first time. I think it will still be ok though.
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the first thing that comes to mind would be to upgrade your amp And probably get an externL DAC. Then cables. Then headphones.
I was thinking an external DAC first, because I also use the included speakers. They're pretty awesome considering they were included with a stereo for just a bit above $100.
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so no one was interested in opa627's for their prelude?
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so no one was interested in opa627's for their prelude?
Why don't you give them as Gifts, Santoz? []


Also, what ever happened to that one guy, shizdan? Did he finally take the hint?
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Why don't you give them as Gifts, Santoz? []
because soloz is too poor this year. crappy bonuses at work and decreased sales at SA due to the economy mean no extra $$ for that new TV I want or lots of other gifts. I did get in on the HF-1's for Tomb though . I do have one other idea I would like to get started here, but it's currently waiting for the green light from the 'officials'
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