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Does the HT Striker qualify as an "Amp"?

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I asked for a reccomendation on a pair of headphones for my pc and someone reccomended the HT Striker and a pair of 100 dollar headphones.

My question is, does the sound card actually provide more juice to the headphones instead of just the 7.1 digital conversion?
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Seems to put out a little more juice than onboard solutions.
Maybe just mental.

/shrug.
Wouldn't place it into the amp category though.
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not even close to an amp
    
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Originally Posted by Brien View Post
I asked for a reccomendation on a pair of headphones for my pc and someone reccomended the HT Striker and a pair of 100 dollar headphones.

My question is, does the sound card actually provide more juice to the headphones instead of just the 7.1 digital conversion?
Doesn't look like an amp, just a sound card from what I can tell.
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No, it's not an amp. It doesn't even have an amp on the sound card.
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