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So I'm relatively new to this audiophile stuff but I just got a new pair of Sennheiser hd555's and so far I love them. I really want to get the best possible sound out of them without breaking the bank. I'd like to keep it under $100 unless it's REALLY going to be worth it to spend $150 but that would be the absolute maximum I'd be willing to spend.

I appreciate your suggestions. Thanks in advance.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102024

and

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102019

they are really the samething one is just the Fatal1ty. I have the Fatal1ty because I got it on sale.
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A DX will do fine. Or, if you want to spend a little more for a great card that also has a headphone amp, you can get the Essence. I personally use the D2X with an amp.
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A DX will do fine. Or, if you want to spend a little more for a great card that also has a headphone amp, you can get the Essence. I personally use the D2X with an amp.
Thanks. I think I'll get the DX. I'm gonna wait a little while though. My friend may be getting a sponsorship with Asus, in which case I would be able to get the Essence.
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