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Not looking to upgrade for a while (1+ year?), but I'd like my next upgrade to be substantial. Currently I have a pair of HD555's and a DX2, just wondering how much money I'd have to spend to top that? Obviously buying more expensive headphones would be easy, but what sort of source would I need to make them worthwhile?

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The 555s won't benefit all that much from an amplifier. Try and get some low impedence headphones and a lower market amplifier from Audio-GD or Little Dot. There's also the starving student option. Shop around for a while, maybe a year, for nice pair of audiophile grade headphones.
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K so the best bet is to go with an amp + new headphones? I'm going to assume that means the sound card is fine?
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It really depends on the general price range you want to be in. Audio prices generally don't change very fast.
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Eh, probably around $600-$800 total. That's assuming I only eat bread and water for the next 14 months or so, but where there's a will there's a way.
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Eh, probably around $600-$800 total. That's assuming I only eat bread and water for the next 14 months or so, but where there's a will there's a way.
I meant high impedence headphones, not low. Sorry bout that. Think around 600ohms.
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Alright, I'll go browse hi-fi.org later then.

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