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post #21 of 64
OP has reached the point where the money in relation to sound graph starts going into an exponential curve.

At this point, to go better than the AD-700`s, your going to need to up the sound card, and either get a soundcard with an amp, or get an amp for the headphones you choose. This will cost atleast $300+ for the card+ headphones.

Im pretty sure upping the sound card and sticking with the AD-700`s will be good. At this price range you can`t really go higher than the 700`s, but you can look at alternatives, though I wouldn`t know what to suggest. Again, we tend to stick with what gives the most bang for the buck, and the most kick-a** gaming experience.
post #22 of 64
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I'm going to keep the 700s. I'm about to pick up the titanium hd. Or should I get the xonar essence stx? Gaming is my priority.
    
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post #23 of 64
Probably the Titanium HD for gaming purposes. The XOnar seris is more music oriented, but the Titanium HD is great for a dual purpose card.
post #24 of 64
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Thanks. Picking it up right now. Returning razers
    
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post #25 of 64
If he plugs in his titaniums and is sad. I'm gonna' just be like
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post #26 of 64
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Lol I'm pretty sure I'll like the outcome.. Or at least I better. This better play nice with my crappy p5n32-e
    
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post #27 of 64
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Home now.. uninstalling XtremeGamer and gonna pop in the Titanium HD.
    
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post #28 of 64
Keep us updated.

Why?
Because since win7 came out there have been some criver problems, and sound card driver manufacturers are worse at keeping upd. drivers than ATI used to be.
post #29 of 64
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Um now I'm pissed

This sound card doesn't fit into the pci-e x1 slot on my crappy ass board!

I think it was specifically made for the onboard card.. The connectors are backwards.. And on top of that the heat sink would block the card.. You have no idea how upset I am right now.

I mentioned the damn p5n32-e.. Guess no one knew either.. Seriously.. This took all my motivation away.
    
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post #30 of 64
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Is there a better mobo for my setup that's cheap? I have a q6600 and windows xp pro.
I don't need sli and I want to be able to OC my q6600. I have ddr2 ram too, crucial ballistix

I can't believe this crap

Nothing over $100 pls
    
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