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post #21 of 33
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Originally Posted by Scrumptious View Post
Why is the ST the superior card ? Is it because of the H6 expansion card you can get with it?
Superior is hardly the word to use as the differences are so minute that it's really rather petty to say. Yes, it allows for H6 expansion if you wanted, but it's "better" because it has a better clock circuit which results in less jitter.
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post #22 of 33
HD 558's or HD 598's.
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I've had the 555's for almost 2 years now and i love them, use them for gaming,House/Electronica/Dubstep/Reggae and some Rock. I first bought them for gaming since they are open and have very good directional sound. But now as they are properly burned in i use them for almost everything. After 5 mins use you forget that you are even using them, and you don't get "bleeding" ears as you get with some closed headphones while listening. One negative thing tough is that i miss the extra bass in the heavy Dubstep drops. For dubstep i would get some ath-m50's
post #24 of 33
Thread Starter 
so the balanced is, srh840?
ATHM50- they are good for my use: listen to music(acoustic to something like electro, hard style or death core).
and some gaming, but main is music.
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some one?
thnx.
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closed headphones usually have a much boomier bass since they have a better seal over your ear. Open eared usually are better for classical, acoustic, or just rock music.

Its really up to you. Not many people can hear the minor differences with most headphones, but you WILL notice the bigger bass on a close eared headphone. You will probably feel it too but the question is whether or not you want to feel and hear it. Of course it will still be there for the 595's and will be plenty noticeable since both headphones are high end, but it just won't boom as much and you won't feel the pressure on your ears as much (I think this is better for overall hearing health though. Listening to loud booming music for extended periods is very bad for your eardrums).

Personally I have the 595's since I don't like my ears getting hot and I hate not hearing the outside world when gaming/listening to music.

Comfort is also something you should consider. I don't even feel the 595's anymore, but when I first got them they hurt after a couple hours before I broke them in. I have never owned the other pair of headphones but by taking a look at them you should decide which is more comfortable for you too.

Good luck with your choice!
First choose one between open and closed
I think ATHM50 is better for closed and monitoring but not sure for listening experience.
I have HD595 but I've to use parametric (curve) EQ +12db @ 40Hz
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I think the ATH-M50 fit what OP's requirements
 
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post #28 of 33
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so what should i take?
k i got it that the hd555, got little bass- not so interesting.
now i need choose between the ath-m50 and the shure srh840.
who give's more return for it price? i understood that the m50 got kicking bass.
thank you.
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some one please?
thnx.
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post #30 of 33
what's your budget?
music tastes?
FPS gaming?
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