I am addicted

Discussion in 'Audiophiles: Headphones, Earphones, etc.' started by Cyanidepoison, Jun 28, 2009.

  1. Cyanidepoison

    Cyanidepoison Active Member

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    to 24bit / 96Khz FLAC.


    Seriously, if you want to test how good your equipment really is, rip/acquire yourself some 24bit FLAC. Your ears will love you long time. If you'd like do a comparison, your average MP3 is 192kbps at 44Khz. Soooooo much more information in 96Khz FLAC.

    The only downside is that albums, once ripped, end up clocking in at 1GB+ (Ghosts I-V ended up at around 2.2GB for me). If you've got the hard drive space and the equipment, I'd suggest trying some out. When I say the equipment, I mean something you can't pick up at Wal-mart. Running it into your $40 Skullcandy cheap-o headphones from your laptop isn't going to cut it. It'll sound like regular FLAC, which probably sounds the same as MP3s to you people anyway.
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    I would do that, but I don't feel like wasting even more space on my laptop. I have no good headphones/amps to use, anyway.
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    320Kbps Mp3=Good enough
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    Nburnes Well-Known Member

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    Dang wish I had some gigage for that.
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    Fergie Ferg gonna love you long time.

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    I never could tell the difference between that and regular FLAC..
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    Ha, totally forgot about her songs until now.

    I can't really tell the difference, either.
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    thechungster Super Moderator Emeritus

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    Mmm lossless.

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    There are some albums/songs that I cannot hear any difference between ALAC and 320kbps, but there are some albums I can. For albums and artists I love (Utada Hikaru being one), I will go lossless for most of her albums.
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    Armerad New Member

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    Do you think the bose in ear headphones would be good enough to show the difference?
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    gunzmaiet New Member

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    no way in hell, u probly need at least Ultimate Ears Super.fi 5 Pro or other Audiophile grade 'phones
  10. S.I.D. CrAzY

    S.I.D. CrAzY Active Member

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    I only use FLAC/ALAC for two bands and the rest 320Kbps is fine with mehh

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