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Which to buy A700 or AD700

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As the title says i'm getting some headphones and i have to decided between these two.

Price wise the AD700 are £85 compared to £115 for the A700.

I'll be using these for i'd say 90% gaming + 10% music/films.

I've read that both are great for gaming but the AD700 are slightly better, is this true?

....ohh and i have 6 hours to buy them so that i get them tomorrow
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AD700 has better positional audio, and is generally preferred over the A700.

Unless noise leakage is a major concern, go with the AD700s.
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Originally Posted by mechtech View Post
AD700 has better positional audio, and is generally preferred over the A700.

Unless noise leakage is a major concern, go with the AD700s.
By noise leakage do you mean noise leaking in?
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Out usually I'm pretty sure
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By noise leakage do you mean noise leaking in?
In and out.

IMO noise leaking in is a + to open headphones. If sound is playing, everything is still drowned out barring pots and pans, but when you have no sound playing, you can actually hold a conversation without taking the headphones off.

Noise leaking out is also pretty minor. Unless you're in the same room with someone who wants things silent, it's not a problem.
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I personally hate noise leaking in and like to have complete silence within my headphones but seeing as i'm going to be in my room i should be ok.

AD700s it is then
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