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for me i dont think ive seen a brand that comes close to sennheiser headphones. using a pair of gamescom 377 and I can tell they are lacking in the sound department lol.
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for me i dont think ive seen a brand that comes close to sennheiser headphones. using a pair of gamescom 377 and I can tell they are lacking in the sound department lol.
Have you listened to other brands?

Sennhesiers, other than the 280s and a few other models, generally have weak bass, which the OP does not want.

EDIT:

I would also advise against going for the Siberia + STX combo.
The Siberia is not a good headphone, and the STX is far too much overkill.
Edited by pangolinman - 10/5/11 at 7:03pm
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Now for a somewhat less important question. How do I chooose the cool shiny ones on this page?


There are pictures of blue ones and cool silver ones just want to know if I can choose since im spending (in my opinion) big bucks.
    
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The new one, which is what you'll most likely get, will be gray.
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Thanks for the advice everybody looks like I will be ordering the Ultrasones within the next week most likely.
    
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I have been useing the ath-a700 that you linked first and they are protruding nice. I don't see how they don't have enough bass because to me they are good all round headphone with good bass. It may be because I came from the hd555 headphones but whatever.
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Have you listened to other brands?

Sennhesiers, other than the 280s and a few other models, generally have weak bass, which the OP does not want.

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I would also advise against going for the Siberia + STX combo.
The Siberia is not a good headphone, and the STX is far too much overkill.
well, i used top of the line Senheiser/AKG 1k+ headphones (not mine, but i have acces to them).. You can only hear "something" different, more details on a really high end recording.. other than that i keep my combo, thanks

and yea, my sound card its overkill.. but it bring the best of my siberias; you will be surprised how good they sound with FLACS considering the price i got everything (STX deal for 140$ and the cans for free !! birthday gift from GF)

i stand my position: OP, go to a sound/music store (whatever its called) and try to test some cans there and see what design you like the most AND start from there..

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post #18 of 18
If comfort is a concern then you could get the beyerdynamic dt 770 pro 80 ohm off ebay or amazon. They are probably some of the most comfortable headphones out. The ultrasones excel better in sound but these are similar with great comfort and great soundstage (for a closed hp) with lots of bass. http://www.head-fi.org/t/538289/revi...-80-comparison Look at that thread for comparison.
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