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Originally Posted by frannyvox View Post
I was thinking of doing that.. Car amp with some subs.. Hmmm.
what would you use as a power source for your car amp? good inverters are expensive, much better to stick with a home setup.

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Originally Posted by Cyph3r View Post
Nonono. Steer clear of Logitech/Corsair horrible setups. Get yourself a nice amp, some bookshelfs and a sub. The difference will be night and day, even without the new sound card.
Totally agree, he could have bought a good receiver and a good set of speakers. Use the coax or digital on the onboard, and let the receiver do the DAC part. Much, much better setup..
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post #52 of 111
I didn't read this entire thread, but:

What was your reasoning in getting a sound card over a stand alone DAC at this price point?
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post #53 of 111
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Totally agree, he could have bought a good receiver and a good set of speakers. Use the coax or digital on the onboard, and let the receiver do the DAC part. Much, much better setup..
ummm... so is a receiver and a soundcard redundant?
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post #54 of 111
Not even looking, and I'll say you wasted $290.
    
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post #55 of 111
I agree with the DAC and bookshelf speaker comments. The sound card is nice but you can get nice sound with out spending money on a sound card.
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post #56 of 111
I'm still using my SB Audigy 2 and my 5.1 surround. Better then onboard but I won't invest in another soundcard until this one breaks. No need for minute sound differences and in your case probably nothing audible.

Cancel the order if you can.
 
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post #57 of 111
Wow what a card.Wow what a price tag!The price doesn't surprise me though,that card is like no other.
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post #58 of 111
For that amount of money, might as well get this one

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post #59 of 111
You should cancel the purchase if you can.

Inside of a computer is full of electrical noise that is the enemy or top of the line audio.

You will be much better doing as the others have said and use an AV receiver and decent bookshelf speakers with or without a sub.

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post #60 of 111
Well i payed 200$ for a asus xonar xense combo and if u coming form on-board sound u will notice a difference in sound quality.
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