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Does anyone have these? How are they for gaming?
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I personally liked them, I felt as though they represented the sound stage well.
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Originally Posted by reedo;14512176 
I personally liked them, I felt as though they represented the sound stage well.

Only thing I saw about them (amazon reviewer) is that they feel cheap?? How do they hold up?
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the K271 will need to be properly amplified.
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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi;14514950 
the K271 will need to be properly amplified.

plan on getting the astro mixamp to use with ps3... would it be worth it to buy these head phones or should i just get the astros?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by i7Stealth1366;14518143 
plan on getting the astro mixamp to use with ps3... would it be worth it to buy these head phones or should i just get the astros?

I mean a proper headphone amp not a mixamp. I wouldn't buy either.
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Kiwi:

In all sincerity, have you ever used the Astro MixAmp? Have you ever used high impedance/low sensitivity headphones with it if have used the device?
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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi;14519066 
I mean a proper headphone amp not a mixamp. I wouldn't buy either.

Then what would u recommend then?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by i7Stealth1366;14512365 
Only thing I saw about them (amazon reviewer) is that they feel cheap?? How do they hold up?

I used them on job sites, they hold up extremely well (im a construction worker)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chalkbluffgrown;14519991 
Kiwi:

In all sincerity, have you ever used the Astro MixAmp? Have you ever used high impedance/low sensitivity headphones with it if have used the device?

the K701 are notoriously hard to drive even for dedicated headphone amp, let alone one that doesn't have any sort of headphone amp IC of any sort like the Mixamp. It'll power it, but not properly.
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