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Okay ST it is
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as long as you have water blocks on your gpus then the pci slots shouldnt be blocked..
    
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both are very similar but the ST is PCI as opposed to PCI-E. Might help to get the ST to give your graphics cards air.
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only reason i said st is because his gpu's are on water if they were on air it would have to have been the STX
    
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yep my cards are under water
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also remember the card needs a 4pin molex to power it.
    
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ipod, phone, xbox 360 and onboard
If those headphones hiss on all of these inputs, especially an ipod (thats what beats is designed for). I highly doubt a soundcard will take away a hissing sound clearly caused by the headphones. You may want to try even exchanging them for another pair and see if the new ones still hiss. And also only the 32ohm version of the DT880's are meant to be used on ipod's, onboard, ect... any of the other versions (250ohm and 600ohm) will sound weak and dull on an ipod or the likes. The higher ohm versions are going to need an amp to sound full and correct. Just in case you were testing the higher ohm rated version's on your ipod at guitar center, you would for sure be disappointed in them.
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hello once again

thank you all for your recommendations. I have returned the dre beats for the dt 880's (250). They sound much better than the beats with just onboard sound.

I am still waiting on the Xonar Essence ST but I still want an amp. I saw on head-fi that Chinesewiki (assuming both are the same people) recommended a tube amp. Would the Millet MiniMax work for me?
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hello once again

thank you all for your recommendations. I have returned the dre beats for the dt 880's (250). They sound much better than the beats with just onboard sound.

I am still waiting on the Xonar Essence ST but I still want an amp. I saw on head-fi that Chinesewiki (assuming both are the same people) recommended a tube amp. Would the Millet MiniMax work for me?
The ST has an amp built in...

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Sennheiser HD650 + Tube amp like Xcan V8
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