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I'm looking to get a new pair of headphones, with no mic attachment on it (will buy a separate one). I'm also looking to spend $50-100 for them, and would really prefer to stay within that range. These will be used for all-around audio stuff (music, games, etc.), so there's no limit there either. I don't know very much at all about what's good to look for in a pair, so any suggestions would be cool. Thanks!
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this thread has a huge amount of info, it's worth checking out !

http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards...-products.html
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Ah excellent, will check that out. Thanks!
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What's your preference in sound? Bassy, clear, warm, closed/open, etc#?

Not an audiophile as I don't have the money for it but I do have sensitive ears and after being broken in my MDR-V6s are alot better than all the Sennheise/Grados headphones i've listened to in the same price range.

The build quality while a little unorthodox(folding and shape) it is pretty sturdy.The cord is long as hell but it is very high quality. You may despise them like I had initially but they'll grow on you. It's nice to be able to watch TV 10 feet away with 'em in or do the dishes with them plugged into a laptop or something a good ways off. The cord can also be conveniently tucked into your pockets so it is always the right length.

Check out the reviews on 'em and please mind my horrible writing at the moment...
Edited by Ryleh - 10/11/11 at 5:46pm
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