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post #31 of 41
You can rip CDs to FLAC. I use Winamp for all of my music.

As for the difference between FLAC and MP3, I'd say that most people will tell you the can't hear a difference. I have to try really hard to hear the difference in most tracks if the MP3 is decent quality.

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Edited by RallyMaster - 4/18/11 at 6:11pm
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Can i get FLAC files online?
    
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You can rip cds or find a webshop that carries them or do other things...and foobar or mediamonkey or winamp play flacs just fine.
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Can anyone recommend a good webshop for FLACs?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shiobock;13171366 
I might've exaggerated when I said 192kbps is enough, 256kbps is. Especially for a entry-level set like the HD 598 without a higher end DAC. Since space isn't an issue nowadays one should probably still save their stuff in 320kbps VBR (aka V0) in order to be on the safe side, and use FLAC files always when they're available. At any rate, the files you get from stores and Spotify Premium are easily of high enough quality.

Would you say that 256kbps is enough for a higher-end HD 650 w/ Fiio E7+E9 DAC/AMP?
Or would there be a noticeable difference between 256kbps and say, 320 kbps or Lossless?
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post #36 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Goaky;13186567 
Would you say that 256kbps is enough for a higher-end HD 650 w/ Fiio E7+E9 DAC/AMP?
Or would there be a noticeable difference between 256kbps and say, 320 kbps or Lossless?

It's possible, but not likely. If you could, it would be small, specific parts of an instrument - like the decay of a cymbal or something like that. Definitely not enough to prevent any enjoyment of the song. 320kbps is my go to personally.
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Ok im about to order these. Any last minute suggestions? These are good headphones for the price right?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dustinthewind;13193626 
Ok im about to order these. Any last minute suggestions? These are good headphones for the price right?

I quickly browsed through the entire thread and I didn't really see if you posted your music preference.
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Well i listen to pretty much everything. Not to much rap, but everything else i listen to. That includies classical aswell.
    
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well if you like classical deutsche grammophon offers flacs smile.gif
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/cat/
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