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The biggest problem with a good set of cans is that you'll never be satisfied with low-quality audio tracks again, because you can actually hear the difference.

absolutely true I used to assist with some sound production years ago and still feel like I'm only hearing 1/2 the song when I'm listening through my current phone headphones mad.gif
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post #22 of 27
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Just Headphones Beyerdynamic DT 440. Awesome set of cans, Near perfect frequency response 5-35000Hz good value for the money. Some real quality, you will notice the difference between 30$ headphones and these. Good for all music tastes and gaming, just no microphone, I personally have a table mic.
Someyoutube video about them:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnnjKQ4G90U
http://www.amazon.com/beyerdynamic-DT-440-Premium-Headphones/dp/B000Y04OSU

yep will use the mic that comes with the soundcard and these headphones are exactly what I'm after. So this is my final decision:
Beyerdynamic DT990 and Creative Sound Blaster Recon 3D Fatal1ty Champion and use the mic that comes with it.(can even sell of the beats I'm getting for free to help fund them as the DT990's will work on my tab! thumb.gif
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Sennheiser HD598's.
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post #24 of 27
You could also give this a go...
http://www.head-fi.org/t/490831/my-elegant-ad700-boom-mic-mod

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post #25 of 27
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just spoke to a mate whos pretty much an expert on these things and he advises this will pretty much be like hearin god whisper in your ears lol
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=211&products_id=16789 with http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Little-Dot-MK-III-MKIII-Tube-Headphone-Amplifier-/150754919093?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2319b182b5 with http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=116_1220&products_id=18704
apparently the souncard doesnt really matter because of the tubes. I'm shakin just thinkin how sweet this will sound smile.gif total cost is like 630 but will never need or want another amp or headset in a computer till they die which wont happen in a hurry thumb.gif
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post #26 of 27
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this has got me way excited picture this guys:

install the amp in the front of my lvl10gt 51/4 bay area fully enclose the area from the rest if the case using metal sheeting insulation/asbestos and fibre glass.open area over the drive bay gap on the front with venting happening through their and grill at the top of the case and a red cathode sitting above it at the back shining through the tubes biggrin.gif
Has anyone seen one of these mounted in a case before or has no one bothered to heat insulate an area to install one before? thumb.gif
Edited by Vilifried - Today at 4:08 am
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post #27 of 27
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lol I've been schooled many times today but after many final verdicts it seems that the following will give me the truest reproduction of sound possible without spending an extra grand or so! lol

T | OMEGA Claro Halo XT PCI Interface Sound Card w/ a built-in HI-FI Headphone Amplifier
Audio Chipset: C-Media CMI8788
Sample Rate: 192KHz
Digital Audio: 24-bit
Line In: Yes
Model #: Claro Halo XT

and a set of:

AKG Q701 Reference Headphones Quincy Jones Signature Line

any disagreement from anyone with this?
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