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Are AD700's still the best?

If not, post some suggestions here. I will mainly be using them for FPS Gaming and listening to metal.
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I really like the AD700s and they have a great sound stage for gaming. Not really up to date on the market, but they really are great cans and I don't regret buying them. Megadeth and Sabbath sound quite good too
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I'd definitely recommend the AD700 for under $100. They're about $93 at Amazon
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Originally Posted by Tig Ol Bitties View Post
I'd definitely recommend the AD700 for under $100. They're about $93 at Amazon
Right now I am using the Logitech G35 (USB headset). Do you think I will see any improvement in sound quality using the AD700's with my current sound card (in sig rig)?

Also, which microphone should I use with the AD700's?
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use the zalman zm-mic1. as for the sound card, the ad700's really benefit from a headphone amp, such can be provided by an asus xonar card. also the superlux hd668b's can be had for as low as $30 and outperform some high end cans like the HD555's...
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yeah .....the AD700 is the best for this price
And yes there will be alot of improvment from USB headsets which dont benfit from any sound card amplification
    
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use the zalman zm-mic1. as for the sound card, the ad700's really benefit from a headphone amp, such can be provided by an asus xonar card. also the superlux hd668b's can be had for as low as $30 and outperform some high end cans like the HD555's...
I agree with this dude's opinion on the Superluxes, but I also enjoyed using my friend's AD700's. TBH I think you'd be well off with either.
    
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Originally Posted by stinky View Post
use the zalman zm-mic1. as for the sound card, the ad700's really benefit from a headphone amp, such can be provided by an asus xonar card. also the superlux hd668b's can be had for as low as $30 and outperform some high end cans like the HD555's...
Pardon me, but this statement is obscure.
Edited by voxox - 6/14/11 at 2:16am
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post #9 of 31
Got my ATH-M50s of eBay for $100. They have more bass if you're looking for that.
The 700s have a better sound stage. I listen to hip-hop and play BFBC2 so the M50s are better for my use.
Edited by WorldExclusive - 6/14/11 at 2:24am
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AD700S with newcustomer10 code at newegg, total 85.99 with 1month shoprunner trial for free 2 day shipping
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