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by knutjb
Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:03 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Xonar HDAV1.3 Deluxe: Asus HTPC sound card does Everything
Replies: 68
Views: 31157

My problem is that I can hear the difference, but for the most part, the differences don't have a huge impact on my enjoyment of the music. For the most part, I hate the way high end audio forces me to analyze the music rather than groove to it. Maybe this is just because I only hear high end audio...
by knutjb
Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:01 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Xonar HDAV1.3 Deluxe: Asus HTPC sound card does Everything
Replies: 68
Views: 31157

Benchmark

PS Go to a high end A/V store and get a benchmark for your eyes and ears. What do you suggest? Sorry for the rant ... I really would like to know what's out there in the way of high end benchmarks. I suggest looking at www.stereophile.com as a reference point. There are others but they come to mind...
by knutjb
Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:28 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Xonar HDAV1.3 Deluxe: Asus HTPC sound card does Everything
Replies: 68
Views: 31157

Funny how we can discuss a video card on FPS in this game or that but sound causes such a commotion because it’s not so easily quantifiable for most people. Audio measurements are not like FPS and everything sounds different in your house than it did in the store. We have a hard time mixing comput...