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The AD-700's are pointless if you want bass, and the M50's are terrible for gaming... The only cans that I could recommend that are within your budget would be the JVC RX700/900 or the Audio Technica A700's which are the closed version of the AD700's, which allows for more bass...

Have you used M50 for gaming? Or just your opinion?
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Ok so I have thought it over and it's between the AD700's or the HD558's. They are around the same price but what would you guys recommend? after this I will just get myself a cheap £10 microphone. smile.gif
On a side note I have noticed the input is 1/4 (6.3 mm) will this fit in the back of my onboard? I am pretty sure it's the standard 7.1 onboard which I do believe are 3.5mm?

No. Your mobo has 3.5mm female conectors. You'll need an adapter (altough I wouldn't like to put that much force on the mobo).
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Almost any decent headphone includes adapters, I wouldn't worry about it.

Edit: ie. ATH-AD700
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Gold-plated stereo 1/8" (3.5 mm) connector with 1/4" (6.3 mm) adapter

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Yeah your right it seems they both come with adapters thankfully. I am now it seems between the HD 558's or the AD700's. The thread which is sticky'd suggests the AD700's over the HD 555/558's.

Just a little side question. I just found out my headphones are the sennheiser px 100's would you think there would be a noticeable difference between them and the AD700's or HD 558's. I would imagine so but the specs for all three in my head is just jibberish xD.
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