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M50s are in the lead, but way past budget and i'm unlikely to snag a pair for cheaper than $150 (or close to $100 used).
$122 here shipped. Just follow for a coupon to use at checkout.

They appear every now and then sub $100 used.
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What's the difference between the M50s and the M50?

How bad is the M50/M50s when it comes to gaming?

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$122 here shipped. Just follow for a coupon to use at checkout.

They appear every now and then sub $100 used.
Damn $125 shipped on the m50s =|. So tempting, I think i'll wait it out till Black Friday/other, try my luck then unless I see a really good deal.
 
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post #13 of 19
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M50s are in the lead, but way past budget and i'm unlikely to snag a pair for cheaper than $150 (or close to $100 used).
I got mine for $100 used on Head-Fi

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What's the difference between the M50s and the M50?
M50s = straight cable, M50 = coiled cable.

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How bad is the M50/M50s when it comes to gaming?
Soundstage is meh for me. Then again I came from the AD700s so I may have been spoiled.
post #14 of 19
Has anybody tried the HD280s?
post #15 of 19
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Has anybody tried the HD280s?
Yeah, I own one. The bass is nice when amped, but when it's not, it's pretty neutral. The soundstage however seems pretty small to me sometimes. It's nice for gaming when you want the battle type feel. It's portable, so it's a nice LAN headphone, but the soundstage is sometimes troublesome.

I generally use my HD 280s for most of my music, then my A700s for competitive gaming.
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post #17 of 19
Assuming your EDM is bassy, I would recommend the Ultrasone 580s. They're really great and bassy and under 100. Even though the sound stage isn't great, you're using them mostly for music (90% you said?). These will suffice for your minute amount of gaming.

If you truly desire a headphone with bass and a soundstage, then the SR850s are your other option.
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How bad is the M50/M50s when it comes to gaming?
Personally, I think they're absolutely terrible for gaming. No way at all to discern where sounds are coming from.
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