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I also suggest ultrasone headphones,I used to have some ultrasone HFI-780s,They more of a club or basshead headphone tho. But yea you should really get a sound card or a usb Dac,So the headphones will shine.Running thru onboard audio as a source isnt gonna do them any justice. No matter who suggest otherwise. As your Source is very important as well.

AKG 240 or was it 241 is a closed headphone which would be a good choice for you as well, You would just need a decent enough amp to drive them, as i pretty sure their not hard to drive.
Its kinda hard to find Ultrasone in HK, so I'm just sticking to the stuff I can get @HMV.
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Putting in some final words:

I say go for the ultrasones 780s, then use the remaining $130 for a NuForce uDAC-2.
Headphones + DAC + Headphone amp. $300.
I think thats your best bet.

Dont forget to fill up your music library with FLAC files instead of MP3s as well, bad audio put through good hardware is still bad audio
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The op mentions he cant find the ultrasones HFI-780 in his country.
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Sorry, i wrote that before his post came up. Imo, go for the same DAC but with shure 840s.
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Sorry, i wrote that before his post came up. Imo, go for the same DAC but with shure 840s.
Ok, SRH 840 vs SRH 750 DJ vs M-50 vs HFI 780 (found them in HK)

http://www.headfonia.com/closed-cans...-and-dj1pro/3/

According to this M-50 has biggest soundstage out of the 840 & 750?
Edited by somebodysb2 - 6/6/11 at 3:29am
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If you think the Beyer's are too bulky take the 840's off your list, they're possibly even goofier. Don't look too bad by themselves, but try to find a picture of someone with them on. Have a huge ass coiled cord too.

I've demoed some M50's at a store and they didn't really seem to have a soundstage, seems like that guy is talking more about instrument separation. Not sure how great that would be for games.
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If you think the Beyer's are too bulky take the 840's off your list, they're possibly even goofier. Don't look too bad by themselves, but try to find a picture of someone with them on. Have a huge ass coiled cord too.

I've demoed some M50's at a store and they didn't really seem to have a soundstage, seems like that guy is talking more about instrument separation. Not sure how great that would be for games.
Ok so how would you rate the 750 DJ's?
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