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The Ultrasone PRO 550's suggested above by chinesekiwi are great. That said, traditional closed cans aren't really good for gaming because they don't have wide soundstages (the PRO 550 is an exception because it has what Ultrasone calls S-Logic technology that mimics an open headphone's soundstage).

Other than that, some closed cans with decent soundstages are Beyerdynamic DT770's and DT990's.
Ultrasone? Sounds gimmiky. Google here i come! I need closed cans so i dot disturb the wife when she is sleeping, so you caught my attention ;-).
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Ultrasone? Sounds gimmiky. Google here i come! I need closed cans so i dot disturb the wife when she is sleeping, so you caught my attention ;-).
Might sound gimmicky, but it's a great brand. Check them out .
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Might sound gimmicky, but it's a great brand. Check them out .
I did, I love the simple design, priceis right around where I want for the next set of cans I to buy, but I'll need to research the tech a little more. I like this part the most
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allows at the same time a reduction of sound pressure levels at the eardrum by up to 40% (3 - 4 dB)
Means no more headaches when I wanna get down and groove. It sounds like they have added more distance from the driver to the ear. I'm sold because they can fold up into the headband. I'll have to do some more research when I build my new rig next year, planning on buying the rig, mech keyboard, mouse, and cans. Hopefully they're still selling next year .

Have you used them before? If you have, I'd be interested in your experience.
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My experience with them is limited, but here's a review from RallyMaster.

http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards...pro-550-a.html

It's a pretty comprehensive review, so it should give you some real insight.
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Yep. And I use them to game and listen to music. It's an awesome headphone for the price.
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