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I'm looking into an amp. The thing with the HD555's that I LOVE is how they fit around my ears.
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No need for an amp with most of those headphones. You're better off getting a better DAC.
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No need for an amp with most of those headphones. You're better off getting a better DAC.
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I can tell you more than I can fill a post with, so either narrow down what you want to know or check the links in my sig.
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just giving you a few more options (i own the m50s as well and love them). these are also often recommended headphones after the ath-m50s. a couple of these headphones sound much better after amping, even better than the m50s, so if you're planning on going that route, i'd look into a few of these. otherwise, it really is personal preference, so you may want to head to your nearest guitar center or whatever's available and audition them yourself.
Basshead headphones right there. I think there are some berys that are at 80 impedance. The pro lines. I would look into those.
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I think the guys forgot to ask if you plan to use the headphones for gaming, cause you'll need a decent soundstage.
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The only downside I see to the M50s is if you have a larger head, they tend to squeeze quite a bit. I usually have a sore head/ears after a few hours. But they isolate great and sound very good indeed.

then i put on the senn 580s and i can barely feel them.
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I think the guys forgot to ask if you plan to use the headphones for gaming, cause you'll need a decent soundstage.
For gaming I'm wearing my G930 headset. These headphones are for any and all media.

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The only downside I see to the M50s is if you have a larger head, they tend to squeeze quite a bit. I usually have a sore head/ears after a few hours. But they isolate great and sound very good indeed.

then i put on the senn 580s and i can barely feel them.
My head is HUGE. QQ
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Razer Megalodon, holy crap they're amazing. They have their own sound card, some of the best noise-cancelling headphones I've EVER heard, and for the price (<200) the best. 7.1 surround supported too, and done really well. NC mic also, super high quality.
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