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I currently have some jvc rx 700s and i want new cans, ill be having a xonar dx so i have 80$ left for some headphones


primary uses

50% gaming crysis 2, bfbc2, d age 2, rift etc
50% music, i listen to alot of dubstep rock metal etc
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Samson SR850.
My kids have em and they sound great for the price.
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Samson SR850.
My kids have em and they sound great for the price.

ill look em up, also this is a mod for rx 700s

http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/435809/jvc-ha-rx700-mods


could i do the first foam mod with um, paper towel?
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Originally Posted by renji1337;13646363 
ill look em up, also this is a mod for rx 700s

http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/435809/jvc-ha-rx700-mods


could i do the first foam mod with um, paper towel?



Also now i have 130$ for a sound card and some headphones, what should i get?
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post #5 of 27
DO THE MODS, seriously. They make a world of difference. At first I just used cotton balls for the foam mod, worked well enough.

Also I recommend saving up more and just buying a sound card right now, I doubt any upgrade for $130 is going to be very significant, especially unamped.
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DO THE MODS, seriously. They make a world of difference. At first I just used cotton balls for the foam mod, worked well enough.

Also I recommend saving up more and just buying a sound card right now, I doubt any upgrade for $130 is going to be very significant, especially unamped.

Can I use cotton balls or a.paper towel??
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post #7 of 27
Hate to thread jack, but how are the JVC HA-RX700s? I'm considering getting a pair of those or a pair of Sennheiser HD555s.
The only thing turning me off of the JVCs is the cord that stick out over the headband.
post #8 of 27
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Originally Posted by VanillaCena;13648902 
Hate to thread jack, but how are the JVC HA-RX700s? I'm considering getting a pair of those or a pair of Sennheiser HD555s.
The only thing turning me off of the JVCs is the cord that stick out over the headband.

there pretty good to me imo good bass, good when gaming and very comfortable, and also i could get a xonar dx for 50$ and then a700s or ad700s hmm and use the jvcs for music.. i 50% music 50% game

also jvcs have decent base with a OOMMPH
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I recommend the HD555's I just bought mine used for $55 and they sound amazing. They do leak alot of sound but that is expected from open headphones.
    
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post #10 of 27
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I recommend the HD555's I just bought mine used for $55 and they sound amazing. They do leak alot of sound but that is expected from open headphones.

how are they for rock/metal/dubstep? (my main music)
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