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This is what the people at head-fi would say (along with me of course) from good to greatest:
XB700 (ALOT of bass, but music quality is meh)
ATH-m50 (GOOD bass, well balanced and doesn't leak. Good mids and highs as well)
Ultrasone HFI580/550/DJ1/Alienware Ozma 5 (they are the same headphones just rebranded alot. ALOT of bass, but balanced with a really good soundstage)
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This is what the people at head-fi would say (along with me of course) from good to greatest:
XB700 (ALOT of bass, but music quality is meh)
ATH-m50 (GOOD bass, well balanced and doesn't leak. Good mids and highs as well)
Ultrasone HFI580/550/DJ1/Alienware Ozma 5 (they are the same headphones just rebranded alot. ALOT of bass, but balanced with a really good soundstage)
hmm the ultrasone's are priced a bit below (such as the Ozma 5) ($75) vs the ATHm50 ($110 at sound professionals).

I don't have a sound card or amp btw, just an iphone and will use on my PC so I would keep that in mind. not sure which is good for music, and any headphones are good for me for gaming.

when I first built my PC, I got a Creative soundblaster headset since it was half off ($50!) and white with a mic. I wonder if I should sell that and get the ATHm50 for both my iphone and PC. The sound blasters are great for gaming, and have some XFI software on them, too bad they're usb only.

should I just make the jump and stick to the m50s?
     
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Just warning you, people have said that m50s are terrible for gaming. And where are you finding ozma 5s for $75? Not that I'm gonna buy them or anything ;D

Edit: Also, headphones are headphones, don't buy into gaming headphone marketing crap. Unless your going for super high end >$200 sourround sound headphones, they won't be better than just high quality headphones with a good soundstage.
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http://www.overstock.com/Electronics...9/product.html

Ouch. Sorry man. When I saw tthe they werebstill in stock
     
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I've had the email restock thing on for that item a week ago. Pretty sure they weren't in stock anytime soon.
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post #36 of 58
I listen to similar stuff as you, so i'd recommend Sony MDR-V150's theyre great at blocking out the bus noises, and provide good bass, without making you go buzzeyed like my last Blackberry generic headphones did.
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I listen to similar stuff as you, so i'd recommend Sony MDR-V150's theyre great at blocking out the bus noises, and provide good bass, without making you go buzzeyed like my last Blackberry generic headphones did.
They are good, but not quite on the level of the M50, HFI580, or AD700. $20 dollar headphones will sound terrible compared to $120 dollar ones.

Found this, looks interesting: http://www.djdeals.com/ultrasoneHFI700.htm

I think 700s are just rebranded 650s
Edited by Wararchon - 8/8/11 at 1:35pm
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post #38 of 58
Didn't read the whole thread, but for bass I would suggest the Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro-80, fantastic for bass.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Beyerdynamic-DT-...item27bd75c3f8

$13 over your budget but these are great cans.
post #39 of 58
I see everybody is posting over-ear cans, but in your first post I saw that you said you favor in-ear, and for that, right at the tippy-top of your budget, I would recommend the Monster Turbine Pro Gold headphones. Great sound quality, they have a nice pouch you can store your extra cable in, and they have plenty of bass.
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I see everybody is posting over-ear cans, but in your first post I saw that you said you favor in-ear, and for that, right at the tippy-top of your budget, I would recommend the Monster Turbine Pro Gold headphones. Great sound quality, they have a nice pouch you can store your extra cable in, and they have plenty of bass.
BINGO, you're one of the first people to truly comment on that and I thank you. No I don't like over the ears that much, since I look like a goof outside and they aren't comfortable for me. I've recently ran out of the cash since iver gone on an upgrading spree, but I was thinking of either the SHURE 115s at $60 or the Klispch s4s for $60. The monsters are great too but isn't it's price $200?
     
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