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Got RX700's what others could I have gotten?

post #1 of 10
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I have gotten my JVC RX700's and I must say that they are really awesome, but I want to see if there are any other headphones that still fit my criteria other than the RX700's and the RX900's...
  • $100 or less
  • Good for gaming (wide sound stage)
  • Good for alternative rock
  • Some bass response
  • Closed back
  • Comfy
post #2 of 10
gaming + modest bass+ closed back+100$ = A700

has really great sound stage , but yeah it has modest bass not very bad though

i think you do not need headphones since you already own the RX700 , wait until they broke down or something
    
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post #3 of 10
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yea that was the only other pair of phones that I could possibly think of... however, new I can only get it for $150 (too expensive)... and then I have heard form many people that the RX700's are the better buy when compared to the RX900's as they have a more balanced tone to them, while the 900's really only have better bass. yet after you drive the 700's with an amp the bass is just as good if not better... So I think I will just try and get the most out of these 700's!
post #4 of 10
yeah cause frankly between the RX700 and the A700 it`s not 50$ improvement

i believe for you to really feel different you need to get the 150$ headphones like the Ultrasone 550Pro , that one is amazing
    
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what things will I need to get the full potential out of my RX700's? Here is what I am thinking...

Asus Xonar DX
Fiio E5 (This way I can use the amp when on my iPod and on my Desktop)
Foam mod and isolation mod
Break-in
post #6 of 10
Xonar DX would do it. There's really nothing special you have to do.
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post #7 of 10
The only thing I can think of is the Samson SR850 or Superlux HD668B (they're basically the same thing -- Superlux is an OEM for Samson), but they're open cans, so never mind.
post #8 of 10
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Yea I am actually a fairly big fan of Superlux/Samson... I had some Superlux 381F IEM's... So I would have to say that the Samson SR-850's (they have more bass then the Superlux variants) were going to be mine. However, they were open and I knew it would piss jsut about everyone in my class off to no end...
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Don't get a DX and don't get an amp.
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Don't get a DX and don't get an amp.
And don't listen to this ^ guy.
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