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Thanks for the advice everyone.

So I'm sold on the Creative Titanium HD sound card. Just have to decide whether its worth the extra money for me to get the DT770's over the AD700's.
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post #12 of 26
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So I have been reading reviews about the DT770 phones and a few of them talk about them being very bass heavy with distant mids. It's starting to sound like they may not be fore me.

I wish I had an idea of what people consider "alot of bass" with the DT770 and "very little bass" with the AD700. Is it possible that the bass light AD700's have enough bass to still be entertaining during game cut scenes and movies?
Edited by turbocharged - 7/22/11 at 11:34am
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post #13 of 26
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And this review just sold me on the AD700's with the Creative Titanium HD...should be enough bass for me I think.

http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/...fi-titanium-hd
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post #14 of 26
I have that exact combination, and it is awesome. And like the article said, bass is easily increased with EQ and it retains great accuracy. They were a little fatiguing when I had my XtremeMusic, but with the Titanium HD they aren't.
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post #15 of 26
I agree with the poster above. Bass does not have to pound your head off to be heard and felt.
post #16 of 26
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So I ordered the phones and the zalman mic off amazon today ($104 shipped). Didn't get the sound card yet though...need to make sure all my bills are paid first. Sound card might have to wait for the next paycheck.

I was at bestbuy earlier though and was super temped to go ahead and get the sound card, but the $179.99 made me walk away real fast.
Edited by turbocharged - 7/22/11 at 7:08pm
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post #17 of 26
Don't buy it at Best Buy, you can get one new on Amazon for about $130.
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I was in the same shoes as you a month back. I wanted something that would make the effervescent experience that I have with games and music even more brilliant. After a bit if research, I too purchased the titanium hd, ath ad 700, and the zalmon clip on mic. Honestly, I can say that I will never go back to onboard sound again. I was trying to save some cash and bought the soundcard and headset through the amazon marketplace. Surprisingly, the products were intact. However, the package itself showed signs of wear. I purchased the headsets for around $50 and the soundcard $100. I"m surprised how much I saved from product that weren't even used. I hope you have a great experience like I had with these products.
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post #19 of 26
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Don't buy it at Best Buy, you can get one new on Amazon for about $130.
Yeah I didn't plan on buying it from best buy...it was just tempting with it staring me in the face. If the price was $40 more than Amazon, I would have considered it.

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I was trying to save some cash and bought the soundcard and headset through the amazon marketplace. Surprisingly, the products were intact. However, the package itself showed signs of wear. I purchased the headsets for around $50 and the soundcard $100.
I've looked and can't find any open box, used, or refurbished items right now. If anyone knows of any, let me know.
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Yeah I didn't plan on buying it from best buy...it was just tempting with it staring me in the face. If the price was $40 more than Amazon, I would have considered it.



I've looked and can't find any open box, used, or refurbished items right now. If anyone knows of any, let me know.

i guess amazon warehouse doesnt have any of them in stock right now. I would wait a few days or maybe even a week. hopefully, they will have some more " like new condition" titanium hd sound cards for the same price that i had bought it for.
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