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The Claro Halo uses the same DSP as the Asus Xonar Essence STX/ST so at the heart of both cards, it's the same. The other components do vary e.g. the Claro Halo uses a different amplification method (discrete transistors instead of a FET IC), different DAC (AK4396 vs TI PCM1792A) and different opamps. One of my friends has a Claro Halo and it sounds very similar to his previous Xonar D2X and my current Xonar D1.
They sound very similar to your D1? Dang, I think I'm going to sell mine right now
    
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AD700s seem to be in the lead here!
    
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They sound very similar to your D1? Dang, I think I'm going to sell mine right now
Honestly, if you're running $90 headphones or something on a $200 card, you're doing it wrong
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