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The XB500's are excellent, especially for beats.

they are also the most comfortable headphones I ever had, like they are giving you a big hug.

I think it is very hard to find a better set of cans (tailored to beats) for the saem price.

BTW they are massive! Not heavy or anything but they are just pretty big!
     
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I have a pair of the XB500's and they are amazing, crazy clear bass without distorting the high-end (well not enough that I can hear it and I have good hearing) not to mention they still sound great no matter the genera of music (again, at least to me)

For sound cards, personally I have had bad experiences with Creative's cards so I tend to avoid them and by the looks of it the only difference between the DG card and the DS card is 5.1 vs 7.1 and also 192khz vs 96khz (this is something I do hear a difference in but others may not)

personally, I would just go with the cheaper of the two.

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The XB series are good with bass, but not portable..the reviews on the panasonic are very positive, haven't tried them myself.

Actually none of the headphones on your list are considered to be portable.
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