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ok i just came into some money but i have to spend most of it upgrading the pc cuz this might be the last time i can go all out for the next year or two, but i had some money left($40) and am looking for a good sound card that will be good with the head sets and my speakers. what do you recommend? ohh and am gonna add this club to my sig i hope thats ok?
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Just grab an X-fi Xtreme Music. Or, invest in a shift/caps lock button

Ugh, why does the DR150 get so little love?

They are way too underated just because they are "cheap" and from not a well known make, people instantly think they are ****.

Have a look at http://rockgrotto.proboards39.com/in...ead=1169558930 for proof, many others share my frustration.

I would rate them higher than some of the cans more expencive that it in this thread...
    
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They seem to be largely unavailable in the US, their website only lists UK retail locations and such, which may lead to reduced public exposure, and people tend to not trust things they haven't heard of. =D
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For dedicated sound, I can't recommend anything but Creative. For $40 you should be able to find a card on ebay. The Audigy 2 ZS for sure and maybe an X-Fi Gamer if you are lucky at that price point.

I recommend creative because even though most of the sound drivers in vista have been bad, Creative has done the best job imo of staying on top of the drivers.
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well am in and off vista a lot cuz all its bugs annoy me but its a nice os all together but i tend to use linux a lot will these cards have a problem
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Originally Posted by Niko-Time View Post
Just grab an X-fi Xtreme Music. Or, invest in a shift/caps lock button

Ugh, why does the DR150 get so little love?

They are way too underated just because they are "cheap" and from not a well known make, people instantly think they are ****.

Have a look at http://rockgrotto.proboards39.com/in...ead=1169558930 for proof, many others share my frustration.

I would rate them higher than some of the cans more expencive that it in this thread...
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They seem to be largely unavailable in the US, their website only lists UK retail locations and such, which may lead to reduced public exposure, and people tend to not trust things they haven't heard of. =D
I feel the same way about the RP-21. Because it's not from Grado, Senn, AKG, or Beyer it does not get nearly the attention I think it deserves. Same price as the HD-280, more well-built in my opinion, and hands down better sound.

Oh well. Their loss.

B-Stock DR 150s are pretty easy to come by here, but I can understand why people would be hesitant about them.
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SOLOZ LOOK WHAT YOU HAVE DONE TO ME!

One day im browsing away trying to find a way to crank a little bit more out of my CPU so I drop by OCN. I have always liked sound so I dropped by the audio thread which lead me to click on one of the threads with 5 stars (this is 2 weeks ago btw).

Long story short im already out of $130 (great deal) on cans and I think I might have found a quality amp.

http://cgi.ebay.com/2008-Brand-New-D...QQcmdZViewItem

Look good?!
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Darkvoice are some nice hardware! Good find!
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My wife is going to kill me dead

I've been claiming that it is my birthday for 2 weeks lol...
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