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post #11 of 156
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Thanks guys. I know that usually these threads end horribly, but I'm just asking for specific reasons. When someone asks me in real life why they shouldn't get them, I want concrete examples as to why, rather than "Cuz they're bad!"

So far:
*Overpriced
*Overly heavy bass
*Bass distorts sound
*Mostly a fad

And I agree. When someone says they spent $150 on them, I cringe, knowing they could have gotten HD555s and saved a ton.
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post #12 of 156
They are overpriced out the wazoo, they sound pretty bad (all bass), and they break pretty easily.
post #13 of 156
They're actually good headphones if you're into that style of music, but like others have said there are much better cans for the price.
post #14 of 156
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If you ever see a tall Asian kid rocking out to a pair of RX700s, throw out a wave. Because chances are, that is probably me.
Haha will do. I'm in a co-op for this semester and summer, so I haven't been around campus much during the day. I'm assuming the fad is still alive and well
post #15 of 156
There is still hope...I was driving down 125th st in harlem today and saw a guy running with M50's on his head. All you usually see around here is Dre's Beats...I had to do a double take.
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There is still hope...I was driving down 125th st in harlem today and saw a guy running with M50's on his head. All you usually see around here is Dre's Beats...I had to do a double take.
Hey, us forum folks are real people. Not everyone is entirely clueless and buys in to the marketing nonsense.
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post #17 of 156
If you like the sound they make, there's nothing wrong with them. Most audiophiles will point out they have too much bass but that can be a personal thing.
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They're nice headphones but they're worth about $100 to me.
They're not the most durable brand either.
to me they are only worth around 60-80 bucks_ why? because you can get a nice set of Bose for 100-120 =] Bose are top of the line and sound super amazing
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post #19 of 156
I bought beats once and im not an avid audiophile but let me tell you, i went back 2 hours later and got my money back. First of all, they were way over priced, and secondly the bass and lows were weak as crap.

They just aren't worth it.
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If you like the sound they make, there's nothing wrong with them. Most audiophiles will point out they have too much bass but that can be a personal thing.
Most audiophiles will point out the quality of the bass, not the quantity.

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to me they are only worth around 60-80 bucks_ why? because you can get a nice set of Bose for 100-120 =] Bose are top of the line and sound super amazing
Clearly.
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