Post 1 of 6. Post 4 of 6. The uDAC is a product by nuforce, and is excellent if you can afford it. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Jul 7, at 3: You’re very welcome, and good luck.

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Login or create an account to post a review. Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: It has a good DAC circuit and a decent headphone amp circuit, and is powered by the USB souns, therefore not requiring an additional power adapter.

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Jul 7, at 3: Using either the digital out of your sound card or a USB DAC would have about equivalent performance gains in terms of audio quality. Post 3 of 6.

If it is an optical Toslink output, you should look for an optical input. Headphone Reviews and Discussion – Head-Fi. You are logged in as.

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Post 6 of 6. Jul 7, at 4: Post 5 of 6. What do I need to have my headphones be able to connect to it? Do you already have an account? Realtek ALC souhd get the best sound output?


Using an external DAC and headphone amplifier, as two or one units, would dound improve the sound quality. Select type of offense: His motherboard which has the ALC has, what I believe, is the standard “analog” output?

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While it wlc888 does have 6 ports on the back, the chances of them being the 6 channels of 5. Thank You for Submitting a Reply,!

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I hope that was at least somewhat helpful. Then you should look in the computer documentation for the information on the other ports.

Al8c88 very welcome, and good luck. Your message has been reported and will be reviewed by our staff. Click here to review our site terms of use. But we did notice some hissing.

Now its a bit of a different story if you use the digital output of your sound card. Depending on the quality of the digital to analog conversion, the audio reproduced may have a plethora of problems. Flaming or offending other users.


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Like the onboard apc888 and the X-fi, it is split into alc8888 circuits, the first’s job being converting all the ones and zeros into analog audio, which then needs to be amplified. In your case, it is causing what is known as a low signal to noise ratio, in which the amplification circuit is not only reproducing the music, but also the noise produced at the line-level.

But if you’re just looking for something to get started, the uDAC is great because that can act as an amplifier itself and as a DAC later if you or he want s a dedicated headphone amplifier later xlc888. Now for the 6 outputs on the ALC Jul 7, at 5: With his headphones HD connected directly to the analog, his songs sound pretty good.