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hi everybodies i have bought two month ago a Carcharias headset from Razer it has great sound but i think maybe i miss something more amazing and i have a Via onboard audio and im looking for better Headphones and a dedicated sound card there is my choice is that any good?

Headphone: Sennheiser 280HD (closed) at 90buck on ebay. seems a good price for a 60ohms headphone (maybe im wrong)

Sound Card: Asus Xonar DX or Creative soundblaster X-fi titanium 90buck on ebay. is those sound card have AMP ? the quality of the product and it features do or does'nt compensated with the fact that their is no AMP maybe?

thanks for further response if you don't understand something just says it to me i'm not really good in english . but i really like this forum surely one of the best that why i come here to ask
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You don't need an amp for those headphones so don't worry about that. Either of those card's are good, but personally i'd go with the Xonar DX. If you do want a card w/ a built in amp maybe for future headphone purchases, they get pricey. The Xonar Essence ST and STX card's are generally the ones people go to.
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Originally Posted by Shiveron View Post
You don't need an amp for those headphones so don't worry about that. Either of those card's are good, but personally i'd go with the Xonar DX. If you do want a card w/ a built in amp maybe for future headphone purchases, they get pricey. The Xonar Essence ST and STX card's are generally the ones people go to.
thanks for that fast reply the Asus xonar DX is 89$ that good i will check that out and look what other have to says about my thread
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i have see a Sennheiser PC 350 at 119 on ebay nearby where i live. is those are worth it?
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No, they're not.

AD700s+Clip on Mic with a Xonar DX is your best bang for the buck.
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post #6 of 6
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No, they're not.

AD700s+Clip on Mic with a Xonar DX is your best bang for the buck.
thanks for that reply i will for those
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