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I'm going with the Superlux HD668B, thanks to decimate's original suggestion and the rave reviews I hear on other forums.

Ok well I have about a hundred bucks to spend on a new pair of headphones, I want to upgrade to something reasonably good from my Carcharias (impulse buy at the time). I'm just going to buy the zalman clip on for a new mic.

Its going to be used for three things Gaming, Electronic music (no dubstep) and some electro production on the side.

I mainly listen to Electro House, particularly French house (heavy distortion synth), so I'm pretty sure I'm looking for is good mid and high tones (correct me if I'm wrong) rather than all the focus going to the bass.

The problem is I'm in Canada and almost every set of headphones I look at cost almost 50 dollars more here, so headphone and retailer suggestions are what I'm looking for.

I would also prefer over ears, as I have fairly large ears
Edited by Canadarocker - 8/2/11 at 10:48pm
    
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If a budget is $100 these not much. The Beyerdynamic DTX700 is one of the better choices at that price range.
hBeyerdynamic DTX700 $118 NCIX
Just need to add a separate mic like the Zalman ZM-MIC 1

You can also get the Steelseries 7H. There not too bad, but with a proper soundcard, like the Xonar STX with have a nice sound.
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Hmm, well, I couldn't find anything near $100 for you that's decent, but I found these for $49 CAD, which is a steal. The Superlux HD668B's are great headphones for the price. The guys over at head-fi love them (see thread here).
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I'm liking what the people on head-fi are saying about them, and I love how I can get them in Canada, I'm going to seriously consider these....they don't need an amp do they?
    
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Now you got me looking into these
    
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I got my HD280 off ebay.ca for under $100.
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I'm liking what the people on head-fi are saying about them, and I love how I can get them in Canada, I'm going to seriously consider these....they don't need an amp do they?
No, just a good quality source. Of course, an amp can definitely help, but isn't necessary.
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No, just a good quality source. Of course, an amp can definitely help, but isn't necessary.
Its either going to be running off my onboard or ipod
    
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Its either going to be running off my onboard or ipod
Yeah, you should be fine. You'll probably hear a slight hiss when you use these with your integrated sound because the audio chip is directly on the mobo, which introduces electrical noise, but if you turn the volume of whatever you're listening to up, this shouldn't be a problem.
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You could spend some of that money decimate just saved you on one of these http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16829132020 and still be under your original budget. Even has a headphone amp.
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