Headphones + soundcard Tags: Sound Cards Gaming Headphones Components Product Last response: July 22, 2012 3:36 AM in Components Share r0amzki July 20, 2012 9:35:47 AM Hey, i'm going to be buying the "Audio Technica ATH-AD700" for my next gaming headphones and i was wondering if i would NEED a sound card to get full potential out of these headphones. If so, can anyone point me in the direction of a good Sound Card for gaming? More about : headphones soundcard a little black duck July 20, 2012 10:23:29 AM I'm no audiophile, but the asus xonar dx seems to be a popular choice >> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Hope this helps, good luck. m 0 l r0amzki July 21, 2012 10:47:51 PM any other suggestions? m 0 l Related resources Some Headphones missing lows on Soundcard - Forum Do soundcard need to be same ohm as Headphones? - Forum Should get a soundcard, or stick with onboard? (Headphones) - Forum New headphones, do i need a soundcard? - Forum Need advice on getting a soundcard and headphones on a budget - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer a little black duck July 21, 2012 11:04:49 PM After a quick search through the forums I found these, but there seems to be many conflicting views. As I said, I'm no audiophile but the one I mentioned earlier and these three seem to be popular. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... You can read what others think here>> http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/335539-28-soundcard-r... http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/280088-28-which-sound... or by searching the forums, just type "soundcard" in the search box, more links than you will want to read will come up. Hope this helps, good luck. m 0 l r0amzki July 22, 2012 3:27:51 AM lord, those are some hefty prices. thanks for the feed back though. m 0 l a little black duck July 22, 2012 3:36:55 AM r0amzki said:lord, those are some hefty prices. thanks for the feed back though. lol, that part of the reason why I stopped using them. I'd rather put the money toward other components and I could never see the sense of buying a rubbish soundcard. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHeadphones for making Goa Trance, plus questions about amp/soundcard Forum SolvedUsing headphones for soundcard and speakers for onboard sound Forum Will a good soundcard make headphones louder? Forum Headphones with soundcard for 5.1/7.1? Forum SolvedGaming Computer ~$1300 (Extra help on soundcard/headphones) Forum which Virtual 7.1 Soundcard and Audiophile headphones should I get? Forum Good Gaming Headphones and Soundcard ~$250 Forum SteelSeries 5HV2 Soundcard- Will it work with any other headphones? Forum Optimal soundcard for headphones? Forum Which soundcard for headphones? Forum Headphones though HD audio/soundcard jack Forum Hiss from headphones with onboard soundcard Forum Getting USB headphones, do I need a soundcard for gaming? Forum BEST soundcard for HEADPHONES Forum SolvedWhat is the best headphone for my soundcard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !