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Do you have a nice set of headphones?That can really be a plus.
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I got one as well, and it sounds pretty damn good. In addition, I got a set of audiotechnica ath-a700's.
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Do you have a nice set of headphones?That can really be a plus.
Yeah, got some HDJ-2000s.
     
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I got a Essence ST for Christmas. I had asked for the STX but now I hear the ST is better so nice mistake. Better yet my mom got me HD595s.. YAY for divorce!

lol no, I was young and they get along fine. It all sounds sooo good though!
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excellent!
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Yeah, I've read a few very large threads on OpAmps. I have to admit, I have no idea where to begin. As a DJ, I'm looking for as flat a reference line as possible for producing, and I'd probably have to be content with that.

What do other OpAmps feature to enrich my music experience?
As I said, depends on ya budget
Better signal processing really.
post #17 of 23
have the essence ST for like 5 months now.. its great.. used to have Sennheiser hd595s, akg 701s and denon ah d5000..sold all, love the sound my cheap steelseries headset gives me lol just make sure all your music is FLAC and download WASAPI for foobar..i wouldnt bother with opamps theres so many opinions on which opamp to get you'll want to send the card back just stick with the stock ones
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post #18 of 23
this might seem like a dumb question but what's an opamp?? Doesn't the ST have a built in headphone amp?
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post #19 of 23
why you no google "opamp"

just a small ss amp


issue is stx sound qual can only take you so far. its just not worth changing the opamp, or even mi-hi fi headphones for that matter
    
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have the essence ST for like 5 months now.. its great.. used to have Sennheiser hd595s, akg 701s and denon ah d5000..sold all, love the sound my cheap steelseries headset gives me lol just make sure all your music is FLAC and download WASAPI for foobar..i wouldnt bother with opamps theres so many opinions on which opamp to get you'll want to send the card back just stick with the stock ones
What.....
Honestly, sure, the default opamps are not bad, but they are low-end and it shows. the headphones will matter more so than the quality of the music files. why you downgraded I dunno. Preference of sound signature but still....
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