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How to get the best audio from a desktop pc?

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Oh don’t get me wrong I have heard plenty new mainstream stuff, like what we have. Mainstream. Personally, I would not call my setup an audiophile setup, nor would classify yours as an audiophile setup. That’s not to say either of them are garbage, so don’t take it the wrong way, but I can clearly see you have.
 
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Man, you can be so critical of others, but as soon as someone shows you the same courtesy you get all bitchy :kookoo:

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sometimes is better to visit a store which has working set-ups and just choose; audio preferences are different for each person ....
 
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@revin Thank you, so do you think SRS, Dolby etc, breaks the sounds naturalty?
Just look at the spec's to compare to, SNR, THD, ect for on board /sound card's there's quite a few that include it in review's, and yes anything added to "alter" the original recording can be a determent sometime's not.

As for a desktop set, the Promedia 2.1 or Edifier even a Fluance setup would be very nice, or even way up to an SVS 2.1 setup but also there is a couple of Logitech's that can fill in at a lower budget and still give you a pleasing audio experience .
I'm still using my Logitech X540 setup albeit with out the rear's hooked last few years, amazing sound, and only issue ever is scratchy volume knob in which I just spray contact cleaner and golden. It's nothing like my $2500 VSX39TX with 4 Polk 75T's and dang sure don't even come close when I just hook up my pair Infinity RSe's to VSX84TXSi for critical stereo music listening, but it's still very pleasing sound from the 540's
Also something like this for a low budget might fit in for something to look into. https://www.head-fi.org/threads/my-very-low-budget-nearfield-desktop-rig-lepai-amp-and-dayton-audio-speakers.627161/
There's quite a few good option's for you depending on how much you can spend. :toast:
 

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