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Originally Posted by tehRealChaZZZy View Post

WAIT!!! biggrin.gif

If I were you, I'd save just 35 more dollars and go for the Audio Technica AD-700's. They are priced for 105$ on Amazon.
Huge step up in sound quality over anything else in the 100'sh $ price range.

http://www.amazon.com/Technica-ATH-AD700-Open-air-Audiophile-Headphones/dp/B000CMS0XU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1329532201&sr=8-1

The closed version of the AD-700 will give you more bass and are price at about 120$ on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Audio-Technica-ATH-A700-Audio-Technica-Headphones/dp/B000E9VKUQ/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1329532201&sr=8-2

Both are heads and shoulders above anything else you'd consider in the 70$ prioce range.

Bad Reco when he likes bassy music and isn't an avid FPS gamer.
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Bad Reco when he likes bassy music and isn't an avid FPS gamer.

And Simca's here to shoot people down when they're wrong. smile.gif
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post #13 of 29
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Originally Posted by tehRealChaZZZy View Post

WAIT!!! biggrin.gif

If I were you, I'd save just 35 more dollars and go for the Audio Technica AD-700's. They are priced for 105$ on Amazon.
Huge step up in sound quality over anything else in the 100'sh $ price range.

Both are heads and shoulders above anything else you'd consider in the 70$ prioce range.

I should be allowed to give people negative rep.
Edited by cuad - 2/17/12 at 9:51pm
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post #14 of 29
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Bad Reco when he likes bassy music and isn't an avid FPS gamer.

so what would you recommend me good sir?
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so what would you recommend me good sir?

Me I'd say a pair of BeyerDynamics Dt 770, but I picked these because of Simca's thread: http://www.overclock.net/t/1014902/ocns-most-recommended-audio-products
post #16 of 29
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Originally Posted by tianh View Post

I play a multitude of games, but I love listening to songs and what not. Not really focused on FPS or anything. Many just a general all around good pair of headphones?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Simca View Post

Bad Reco when he likes bassy music and isn't an avid FPS gamer.

Ahhh so you're inferring the 700's are just good for FPS??? biggrin.gif

The 700's represent a great value at that price-point. The closed A-700's will give him more than enough bass. They are a brilliant set of cans for the money.
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Me I'd say a pair of BeyerDynamics Dt 770, but I picked these because of Simca's thread: http://www.overclock.net/t/1014902/ocns-most-recommended-audio-products

The 770 Pro 80's are a great set of cans.
I own a pair.

They are however about 100$ more than what the OP wants to spend.
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I should be allowed to give people negative rep.

Says's the guy who uses Realtek on board sound and a 40$ set of headphones... tongue.gif
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Says's the guy who uses Realtek on board sound and a 40$ set of headphones... tongue.gif

http://www.overclock.net/t/1086597/looking-for-headphones-and-sound-card/10#post_14538871
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I went to an audiologist yesterday who said I had perfect hearing. A few weeks before, I went to an otolaryngologist who told me that both of my ears were normal. I've owned two xonar STXs, a titanium HD, a titanium fatal1ty pro, a Xonar DG and a FiiO E7 USB DAC and have compared each to my onboard Realtek ALC889 using a couple low end headphones: JVC HA-RX700s, AudioTechnica ATH AD700s and Beyerdynamic DT 990 PROs.... The difference between my realtek ALC889 and any of the sound sources I listed above was audibly non existent. On the other hand, the differences between each headphone--improvements and regressions--are clear beyond all doubt.

http://www.overclock.net/t/935244/just-downgraded-from-an-x-fi-titanium-fatal1ty-pro-to-a-siig-soundwave-7-1-pci

http://www.overclock.net/t/974786/edit-are-my-headphones-really-so-bad

http://www.overclock.net/t/1037393/titanium-hd-has-been-sold-sold-sodl

http://www.overclock.net/t/1091719/fiio-e7-usb-dac

My RX700s are better for gaming than my DT 990s. RX700s > AD700s also.
Edited by cuad - 2/18/12 at 12:30am
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Lets not start a devil.gifgunner2.gifgunner.gif here. Just trying to help the OP find a pair of cans he will enjoy and not regret buying. thumb.gif
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