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Out of my headphone right now, I would have to say this isn't true. Although my LA2000 has a lot more bass quantity than my LCD2 I think the bass quality and depth of the LCD2 is on another level. Imho the LCD-2 goes lower as well on the frequencies.
Can you link me to those head sets? Can't find em on amazon and just wanna take a look at em
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Those are insane prices for head phones! I hope you enjoy their audio quality, it must be incredible
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Heh, I thought my addiction to audio was bad enough to have spent 300 on the HD600.
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And I thought I was getting some of the best audio quality around after all the recommendations on the AD/A700 headphones O.O Definitely don't any more that's for sure.

So in your opinion, who wins, AD700 or A700 for FPS gaming and heavy metal music? Example of a band I listen to a lot: Disturbed

EDIT: and they both do 7.1 surround sound right? not just 2.0?
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I have the ATh M50s which I bought for music but I used them for gaming all the time, isolation is extremely good. I have only used them with my Xonar, cant imagine them sounding any good with stock audio

edit: I bought the zalman clip on with it
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And I thought I was getting some of the best audio quality around after all the recommendations on the AD/A700 headphones O.O Definitely don't any more that's for sure.

So in your opinion, who wins, AD700 or A700 for FPS gaming and heavy metal music? Example of a band I listen to a lot: Disturbed

EDIT: and they both do 7.1 surround sound right? not just 2.0?
IMHO, as you'll use them for gaming and music, get the ATH-A700, I have them and they're amazing for the price, even better after the burn-in period of 100 hrs or so. My needs when I bought them where almost the same as yours, metal and gaming basically.

"Regular"(real)Headphones are just 2 channels, so they can't do 7.1. And don't get fooled, 7.1 headphones are a real gimmick for ignorant people, so a pair of 2 channel headphones is what you need, non the less!!
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if i were in your shoes i would buy the 100$ ad700 and the PCI 5.1 Xonar DG sound card for 25$ maybe less , or try and found used Xonar DX/D1 for no more than 50$
    
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IMHO, as you'll use them for gaming and music, get the ATH-A700, I have them and they're amazing for the price, even better after the burn-in period of 100 hrs or so. My needs when I bought them where almost the same as yours, metal and gaming basically.

"Regular"(real)Headphones are just 2 channels, so they can't do 7.1. And don't get fooled, 7.1 headphones are a real gimmick for ignorant people, so a pair of 2 channel headphones is what you need, non the less!!
How's the comfort on them? They don't use like leather or fake leather or something like that on the pads do they? Same material as on the AD700's?

And I was thinking of getting them still of course, especially since rallymaster said that closed back designs offer more engaging sound in situations that call for it. I just wish they were as cheap as the AD700's.

And as for the 7.1 sound, the Razer Megalodon's do 7.1 surround sound, why can't A700's? Senn's? That's kind of lame. Also really not a fan of how none of these come with a mic but that really won't bug me I guess since the audio quality will be much better.

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if i were in your shoes i would buy the 100$ ad700 and the PCI 5.1 Xonar DG sound card for 25$ maybe less , or try and found used Xonar DX/D1 for no more than 50$
Beautiful thing about the AD700's is they aren't even $100 bad thing is, I might be going with the A700's instead, I'm just really getting confused because so many people support open air cans, so many say closed air cans, get's crazy for the guy in the middle like me. I've got the Razer Carcharias right now, are these open or closed design? Are they even considered one of those? O.o Sound card wise I was definitely planning on going Asus Xonar series, but I have to wait til I get my new case because the rig I have now won't support a sound card in the case I believe. If some one wants to find out for me if it will, its the Dell Inspiron 530s, only mine was made in 2007, not yesterday. I'll need a link to a low profile ready sound card, it's gonna have to include a low profile bracket.
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