Question dt 990 pro should i buy a dac ?

Sep 12, 2019
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i just bought the dt 990 pro headphones and i dont know if i should also buy the FiiO E10K Olympus 2 or if my current onboard soundcard is good enough im using the asus z170 pro gaming (Link: https/www.asus.com/Motherboards/Z170-PRO-GAMING/)
would be nice if someone can help me
 

anort3

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Asus does audio quite well and that board has an integrated headphone amp. There are 32ohm, 250ohm and 600ohm versions of the DT990. The board should easily be sufficient for the 32ohm or 250ohm variants. The 600ohm model may need more juice but they'd need more than the E10K as well.
 

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