I see! Thanks for the tip, ludi! I do in fact live on the Gulf Coast; within the Beaumont-Port Arthur metroplex. Still, I'm basically a hermit, so my house is always super A/C'd and thus super-dry. ¦3c It seems to be working great now aside from the headphone oddities, which my IRC friends say are more likely just poor engineering in the amplifier.
i7-4790K (Noctua NH-C14), 2x8GB DDR3-1866 CL9 1T, GA-Z97MX-GAMING 5, SAPPHIRE TRI-X OC 290X, 2x 256GB Q Series Pro / 128GB Vertex 4 / 3x3TB DT01ACA, SST-DA1000 (PSU), 2x VS229H-P, 1x VG248QE, 1x MIMO 720F, Filco Majestouch-2 (red) / Vengeance M95