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Old February 18, 2013, 05:17 AM
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Hey!! I just got my xonar DG today,(i downloaded the lastest drivers).The sound quality is awesome but i had a few questions about the settings (i guess its the same for most xonar cards)

1: The amount of audio channels,2 4 6 8, its more surround with 8,but they recommend 2 for music files :( 8 sounds cooler,is the sound quality worse?

2: headphone amp,so there are 3 modes, less than 32 ohms,bah its ugly,32 to 64,sounds really good and +64,just sounds more powerful,but not that much of an improvement,so i was wondering, my headphones are 40 ohms,so, is it bad to set +64 ohms for them? Any damage risk?because more power,i don't know...

thanks ^_^

here it is,i think the other cards just have more options in the manager:

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Old February 18, 2013, 08:17 AM
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The 3, 6-8 speaker setup is for 2.1, 5.1 and 7.1 speaker systems.

Your other question is determined by the impedance of your headphones (ohms) going to high makes it distorted and could toast your cans I here.
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Old February 18, 2013, 08:31 AM
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Ok, thanks.
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Old February 21, 2013, 06:11 AM
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The problem is that they don't distort at all on 64+ ohm mode,so is it dangerous or not? if it sounds fine?I mean will i burn em without even knowing i'm burning them?

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Old February 21, 2013, 09:11 AM
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Look it up for your cans blitz to be sure
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