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 vs New soundcard - Forum New headphones, do i need a soundcard? - 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 SolvedNeed advice on getting a soundcard and headphones on a budget Forum Will a good soundcard make headphones louder? Forum SolvedHeadphones for making Goa Trance, plus questions about amp/soundcard Forum SolvedUsing headphones for soundcard and speakers for onboard sound 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 More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !