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the AD700 are good , still if you can get the Ultrasone 550pro those are 140-150$ and with what left get a sound card like the Titanium (used or refurb) or pay some more and get it new for 80$
    
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Depending on what headphones you have right now a sound card may make more of a difference in your gaming than a pair of headphones. A sound card really widens the soundstage while the headphones merely allow you to listen to what little sound stage you currently have.

Same goes for sound card, if you already have one, but its outdated, having a new pair of headphones may be more beneficial to you than an upgraded sound card.

But honestly with a 200 dollar budget I'd grab a 126 dollar Titanium HD and a pair of headphones. Get both now?
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I honestly don't know how much of a difference a titanium HD will make from the xonar DX for $50-60 dollars more. On the other hand, there is quite a difference between $70 headphones and $120-$130 headphones.
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