“A good DAC makes an enormous difference no matter what kind of headphones you’re using. The uDAC3 is a good one…”

“Once you’ve committed to high-end headphones, you need to get a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) if you’re listening from a laptop. They plug into your USB port and highjack your computer’s terrible sound card and improves the audio conversion. No matter what kind of laptop you own, you need one of these if you listen to music from your computer. NuForce makes the uDAC3, which retails for around $100.”