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About Bordermick

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    Computers, Programming, Video Games, Music, Anime


  • CPU
    Intel Core i7 3930K OC @ 4.4 GHz
  • Motherboard
    ASUS Sabertooth X79
  • RAM
    Mushkin Redline 2x4GB 1866 MHz
  • GPU
    2x SLI Gigabyte GTX 760 REV. 2.0
  • Case
    Cooler Master HAF X
  • Storage
    A-Data XPG 120GB SSD & WD Blue 1TB 7200 RPM
  • PSU
    SeaSonic X Series 750W
  • Display(s)
    2x ASUS VN247H-P
  • Cooling
    Corsair H105 Water CPU Cooler
  • Keyboard
    Corsair K70 Cherry MX Blue
  • Mouse
    Razer Naga Hex
  • Sound
    Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
  • Operating System
    Arch GNU/Linux
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  1. Do you want the first drive to be mounted as home? or just have it for extra storage? You will first have to boot into windows and create an unallocated partition of 50GB on your western digital disk. If you want it as extra storage go for this: (You will just be able to throw files onto the 50GB in this scenario, your system wont be dependant on it.) -The new unallocated space formatted as ext4 -The whole usb stick formatted as ext4 and mounted as root (/) If you want it to be mounted as home go for this: -The new unallocated space formatted as ext4
  2. So I have been attempting to pass through one of my 760's to use in a VM in Arch GNU/Linux using the guide found in this reddit post. Everything has gone smoothly so far except for the fact that when I run: lspci -nnk I get this: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation GK104 [GeForce GTX 760] [10de:1187] (rev a1) Subsystem: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd Device [1458:360b] Kernel driver in use: nvidia Kernel modules: nouveau, nvidia 01:00.1 Audio device [0403]: NVIDIA Corporation GK104 HDMI Audio Controller [10de:0e0a] (rev a1) Subsystem: Gigabyte Technology C
  3. Arch on my main RIG, and Debian Jessie on my laptop.
  4. Alrighty, Thank you so much for all the help!
  5. I removed the realtek audio driver (I still have sound because win10 already has the drivers installed I think) and the marvell driver. So far so good, I think you fixed my problem So should I just go for that first amp you posted? AFAIK all a DAC does is take the digital signal and convert it to analog, so if my onboard is not giving me any problems, all I need is an amp?
  6. Yeah, they both have the static.
  7. Actually, yeah I do have constant static coming from my on board audio when no sound is coming through.
  8. So my Beyerdynamic DT-990 Pro's 250 ohm came in today and they sound amazing, but only when I plug them into my stereo which seems to drive them very well. The volume goes very high and they have very heavy bass. The problem is when I plug them into my PC it does not sound as great, the bass is MUCH weaker and the volume will not go nearly as high. So my question is, what would be a good DAC/Amp to drive these headphones properly so they sound the same as when I plug them into my stereo, any help would be greatly appreciated. My budget is around $100 CAD for this, but it is flexible.
  9. What is the difference between the 80 ohm and 250 ohm?
  10. Ok thanks for the help, I will take a look at those. Edit: The 880 and 990 are a bit too much over budget so I am probably just going to go for the 770
  11. Thanks, lol. I am liking the way these are looking though: http://www.amazon.ca/Beyerdynamic-PRO-Headphone-250-ohms/dp/B0006NL5SM