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Hey guys!

Just bought the X-fi Titanium HD from a member here on OCN and am looking for some awesome headphones to make it worth it.

I'm currently using http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826254004 with the onboard sound card.

I've been looking into the AD700's but am concerned with the lack of bass/impact. As I mostly game and listen to trance/dubstep.

Any reasonable suggestions out there in the sub $100 range?
Or if it's worth getting another pair at all?

Thanks guys!
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Sennheiser HD 280
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post #3 of 12
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Thanks for the suggestion. How do these fair in gaming and bass impact? Have you used them?


Also would there be a huge difference if I forked out a bit more ($150 range)?
Edited by Bobotheklown - 10/14/11 at 10:28pm
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For $140 (I know its over your budget) You can get the Ultrasone Pro 550. I got mine last night and so far it has been great. Great for gaming, great for music, great for blue-ray movies, and decent bass.

It doesn't have Dr Dre. beats bass, but it definitely has bass. I'm sure you can make it sound real good with proper equalizer settings. I am a hip-hop guy so bass is very important for me and so far I'm pretty satisfied with these all-around headphones and how they seem to be good for everything.


Edit: I am also a very big PC gamer. Not disappointed as far as gaming goes.
Edit #2: They come in silver, not blue.
Edit #3: My soundcard is shipping tomorrow so all of this is the difference I heard with on-board. Meaning the bass with proper EQ settings + soundcard might be much better then my 1st impression of it.
Edited by Bboy500 - 10/14/11 at 10:40pm
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post #5 of 12
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Originally Posted by Bboy500 View Post
For $140 (I know its over your budget) You can get the Ultrasone Pro 550. I got mine last night and so far it has been great. Great for gaming, great for music, great for blue-ray movies, and decent bass.

It doesn't have Dr Dre. beats bass, but it definitely has bass. I'm sure you can make it sound real good with proper equalizer settings. I am a hip-hop guy so bass is very important for me and so far I'm pretty satisfied with these all-around headphones and how they seem to be good for everything.

Amazon.com: Ultrasone PRO 550 S-Logic Surround Sound Professional Headphones: Electronics

Edit: I am also a very big PC gamer. Not disappointed as far as gaming goes.
Edit #2: They come in silver, not blue.
Interesting, I'll look at some reviews on those. Dr. Dre beats bass would be sick, but I doubt there's any that come close for around $100, that are also good for gaming .

Thanks for the link
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post #6 of 12
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Originally Posted by matrix2000x2 View Post
Sennheiser HD 280
I would second the 280s. Its what I use, for gaming and some music (mostly classical and rock, and some classic rock ).

They're awesome for gaming, have a great "full" sound, and the bass is pretty solid. Not great, but solid. If you want killer bass, then maybe look elsewhere. They're great for the price though.

Check out some of the reviews on Amazon, they do a better job of describing them than me.
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Originally Posted by Bobotheklown View Post
Interesting, I'll look at some reviews on those. Dr. Dre beats bass would be sick, but I doubt there's any that come close for around $100, that are also good for gaming .

Thanks for the link
Also here is a really good review: http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards...ow-pro750.html
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Thanks for the link again.

Anyone have experience with

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As I may be able to get a deal on them.
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post #9 of 12
i really love my ATH-M50's. i also listen to dub and electronic along with practically everything else and i have to say, they have really good bass. gaming with them is phenomenal too and they've gotten really good review from head-fi. usually people suggest open back cans for gaming but if you want bass you'd probably want to get closed back, just sayin.

EDIT: sorry, didnt see the sub 100 part. if you dont mind shelling out an extra jackson its a great choice.
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post #10 of 12

If you want a good value and dont mind some easy mods I recommend the JVC HARX 700. I'm very happy with mine and while they aren't exactly bassy, they do have decent bass.


only $34
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