Thoughts on the Sabaj D2 and FX Audio DACs

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Recently, I got myself my first pair of "good" cans, the AKG K551s. I've been amazed by their sound through my friend's Fiio E10K, however, they don't sound nearly as good with my PC's onboard SupremeFX S1220A. I've asked around on Discord about DAC recommendations for under 50$. Some people recommended the FX Audio DAC-X3 or X-6, others recommended me the Sabaj D2. I'm wondering if these are any good. I'm also open to other recommendations in the same price range and offers on the European used market.
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TheNorthway9
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Apr 25, 2020
I'm in the same boat as you. The Sabaj D2 and the FX Audio Dac X6 are the same price for me and I dont know which one to get. Reviews or such are pretty much non existent for the D2 expect for whats on Amazon. I already ordered the D2 but I'll order the X6 as well and see which ones better I guess.
TheNorthway9
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May 3, 2020
So I got both and I can say with certainty to spring for the X6. The D2 has no where near as much power as the X6. The D2 also has its quirks when using headsets with 4 pole connections. The X6 also just feels like a better build quality.
shikikaze
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May 5, 2020
So I guess it's best for me to save up for the X6? The D2 is ~40€ here, while the X6 is around 60.
shikikaze
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Apr 23, 2020
Forgot to mention, I mostly listen to electro/hip-hop music, with an occasional break of 80s music and metal. Hope this helps anyone recommend anything.