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Hello,
I asked this question a few months ago but got a pretty general response so I’m trying again.

I’m looking for a new pair of headphones. I’m using them for gaming primary and I love listening to electronica music as well. I consider myself the “Compromised Gamer” according to the 1st post and I want good bass but good directional sound as well.

I’ve narrowed it down to 2 choice. Either the Ultrasone Pro 900 or the Ultrasone Pro 2900. I currently own an Ultrasone HFI-700 and very impressed with it but want to upgrade. I know the 900's are closed-back and the 2900's are open-back. I don’t care about sound leakage or whatnot. I am looking for the highest quality sound with good bass. I haven’t seen many comparisons between the two headphones. I've noticed though that the 2900's are not nearly as popular as the 900's. The 2900’s are more expensive than the 900’s though. Does anyone have any experience with these two headphones? Which would be better primary for gaming if price isn't a factor? Thanks.
Edited by Seyumi - 2/9/13 at 2:56pm
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Hello,
I asked this question a few months ago but got a pretty general response so I’m trying again.

I’m looking for a new pair of headphones. I’m using them for gaming primary and I love listening to electronica music as well. I consider myself the “Compromised Gamer” according to the 1st post and I want good bass but good directional sound as well.

I’ve narrowed it down to 2 choice. Either the Ultrasone Pro 900 or the Ultrasone Pro 2900. I currently own an Ultrasone HFI-700 and very impressed with it but want to upgrade. I know the 900's are closed-back and the 2900's are open-back. I don’t care about sound leakage or whatnot. I am looking for the highest quality sound with good bass. I haven’t seen many comparisons between the two headphones. I've noticed though that the 2900's are not nearly as popular as the 900's. The 2900’s are more expensive than the 900’s though. Does anyone have any experience with these two headphones? Which would be better primary for gaming if price isn't a factor? Thanks.

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The new "x" refresh variants of the AD### headphones aren't getting a lot of impressions. A bit surprising since I thought people would flock to the A700x and AD700x after how popular the AD700 was for gaming.
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Well I am not entirely sure where to post this, I just posted it in the headphones club, but I think this is a better place to put it.

My question:

So I am a HUGE noob at audio and I have asked around here a couple times but I have a mini itx computer and my only pcie slot is occupied with a graphics card so I cannot get an internal sound card. I am looking into an external sound card and I have been recommended fiio a lot, I am looking at the fiio E07K and E17, does the price difference make sense for me who is probably never going to buy headphones that cost more than $250? ALSO I don't mind if I get a different product, as the portability of these fiio is not what I care much about, if it's 10x bigger I don't mind as long as it is good. It will only ever be plugged into my desktop or laptop but 99% just my desktop.

ATM I am just using a JVC HA-RX700 but I will be buying better headphones down the road.

ALSO (dont kill me!) I for the most part just listen to music on youtube as I move from song to song and I am wondering if I will experience any better listening quality going from onboard sound and my current headset to an external sound card and more expensive headset.

sorry for being the second person to ask a question in a row.

My main thing right now is getting better bass and I see these fiio have bass boosting so that will help wonders as I listen to hip/hop.v
 
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The new "x" refresh variants of the AD### headphones aren't getting a lot of impressions. A bit surprising since I thought people would flock to the A700x and AD700x after how popular the AD700 was for gaming.

Price.
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Well I am not entirely sure where to post this, I just posted it in the headphones club, but I think this is a better place to put it.

My question:

So I am a HUGE noob at audio and I have asked around here a couple times but I have a mini itx computer and my only pcie slot is occupied with a graphics card so I cannot get an internal sound card. I am looking into an external sound card and I have been recommended fiio a lot, I am looking at the fiio E07K and E17, does the price difference make sense for me who is probably never going to buy headphones that cost more than $250? ALSO I don't mind if I get a different product, as the portability of these fiio is not what I care much about, if it's 10x bigger I don't mind as long as it is good. It will only ever be plugged into my desktop or laptop but 99% just my desktop.

ATM I am just using a JVC HA-RX700 but I will be buying better headphones down the road.

ALSO (dont kill me!) I for the most part just listen to music on youtube as I move from song to song and I am wondering if I will experience any better listening quality going from onboard sound and my current headset to an external sound card and more expensive headset.

sorry for being the second person to ask a question in a row.

My main thing right now is getting better bass and I see these fiio have bass boosting so that will help wonders as I listen to hip/hop.v

I have the rx700 and fiio e17 and I can say it does make a difference. As far as e07k vs e17, I haven't listened to the e07k but I've read that the main differences are the extra features on the e17, like the optical in.
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As per the OP I will be going with the Asus Xonar STX to drive my DT770 Pro 80's. Would like to confirm, can the build built in amp be disabled? I understand some amp's don't jive well with the Custom One Pro's(16ohm impedance) and would like the option to turn it off if possible.
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As per the OP I will be going with the Asus Xonar STX to drive my DT770 Pro 80's. Would like to confirm, can the build in amp be disabled? I understand some amp's don't jive well with the Custom One Pro's(16ohm impedance) and would like the option to turn it off if possible.

If it's anything like the amp in the Xonar DG (which I assume it is), yes it can be turned off.
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you can't turn it off.
    
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