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post #1 of 21
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$150~$300 price range. I will use them for gaming and MOSTLY electronica/dubstep/drum n bass

I need bass. BASS and more Bass. All UR BASS R BELONG TO ME, you see?

So, I was looking at some Koss phones. I'd like some full sized real quality cans with noise cancellation and closed ears. MUCH BASS REQUIRED.

Suggest?
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post #2 of 21
For bass heavy headphones I would look at Ultrastone.

The Ultrastone Pro 750 is what I'd go for if I had $300 to spend on bass-heavy headphones, and for the $150 option there's the HFI-580.
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Beyer dynamic dt770 pro's are the first to come to mind. They have plenty of bass, to the point of bloat to my ears. They're fun for gaming, but if you're playing competitive fps at all, the bass drowns out a lot of important sound queues.

I still keep them around to contrast my akg 601's when I'm in the mood for electronic music, or watching a movie.

From what i heard the 880's are good for gaming and bass(or that might be the 990's) but I haven't listened to either of them so I can't comment.

Perhaps someone with some Ultrasone experience can comment, since those seem to be the other basshead phone of choice.
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post #4 of 21
Do you have a soundcard OP?
post #5 of 21
Ultrasone PRO series is very good for bass.
post #6 of 21
is noise cancellation required? Many headphones with noise cancellation aren't considered to have great sound, and it severely limits your choices
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post #7 of 21
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is noise cancellation required? Many headphones with noise cancellation aren't considered to have great sound, and it severely limits your choices
Cancellation not required. No sound card and dont plan to. Onboard audio is fine?

7.1 Surround Sound is a plus for those FPS games I play!
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post #8 of 21
DT770s or Darth Beyers on Headfi. Those got kind of old though. I used to be a bass head but it started to get annoying.

My perfect companion for the right balance of bass would be the DT880s
    
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post #9 of 21
Sony MDR-XB700 for skullcrushing bass. literally more bass then i'd ever want and i listen to dubstep


+THERE cheap. lol

otherwise, i say DT770S or ultrasone pro 550.
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post #10 of 21
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Cancellation not required. No sound card and dont plan to. Onboard audio is fine?
It's not worth spending $300 on headphones if you can't also spend $20-50 on a decent sound card. Xonar DG or DS would do MUCH better than onboard audio.
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