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would like an opinion on which of these 2 "should" be better

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So I have the following two cans available to use coming out of the headphone jack on my X-Fi XtremeMusic:

Philips SBC HP625 with the following stats:

Neodymium
6-29,000 Hz
32 Ohm
108 dB
50mm speaker size

vs

Sennheiser PC 151

18-22,000 Hz
32 Ohm
118 dB

Based on that info which would you think should give the best sounding audio when: playing games, listening to rock/metal/hip-hop/r&b, movie viewing.

Both are pretty comfortable and I've tried to notice a difference but I honestly can't tell much of a difference.

Thanks in advance for any and all comments/insight! smile.gif
Edited by Swiftdeathz - 12/19/11 at 3:30pm
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I guess my question was too vague or nobody cares since audio quality is neglible with my two cans? redface.gif
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Manufacturer specs are rarely accurate especially for entry-level products so using them to determine a purchase is folly.

Listen to them both and decide which one you prefer.
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Thanks for the response astrallite. I guess I'll just go with the Senn's as they are the most comfortable and have the mic built in so saves me the trouble of having to swap out when I'm going to voice-chat + handy volume controls on the cord. smile.gif
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