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Sorry, I've only heard them powered by my g/f's Nuforce Icon, haven't heard them without an amp. If I remember, I'll give it a whirl without an amp next time I'm there.
    
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The 700s do not require an amp and many say they gain no benefit. My sound card has one and I have no complaints. Many people say they have no bass but I don't have a problem with that at all, dubstep and hard house sound so rich and vibrant. Don't know about the 900s. I would recomend it. OH! They are COMFY!!!!!!!! They will feel odd and like they are falling off at first but trust me their not. Keep wearing them, you get used to it. No pressure on your head or ears at all and I sometimes forget they are on. I had no discomfort wearing them for my flight from US to UK the entire ride.
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by Magariz View Post

The 700s do not require an amp and many say they gain no benefit. My sound card has one and I have no complaints. Many people say they have no bass but I don't have a problem with that at all, dubstep and hard house sound so rich and vibrant. Don't know about the 900s. I would recomend it. OH! They are COMFY!!!!!!!! They will feel odd and like they are falling off at first but trust me their not. Keep wearing them, you get used to it. No pressure on your head or ears at all and I sometimes forget they are on. I had no discomfort wearing them for my flight from US to UK the entire ride.

Thanks for the post mate, Guess I just need to decide between the 700's and 900's!
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Thanks for the post mate, Guess I just need to decide between the 700's and 900's!

Looked up a few reviews, the 900X's seem to be almost identical to the Beyerdynamic's (880's) just the bass isn't as powerfull. They have much more then the 700's I have, but it is a refined and clear bass. I kinda want the 900X's now lol. The pads on the 900X's are apparently made from leather so they don't fall apart like the 700's, much higher quality product all around from them. Either way let me know what you get and how they turn out. Just remember for the best sound let them burn in, that is when the sounds really comes to life.
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Looked up a few reviews, the 900X's seem to be almost identical to the Beyerdynamic's (880's) just the bass isn't as powerfull. They have much more then the 700's I have, but it is a refined and clear bass. I kinda want the 900X's now lol. The pads on the 900X's are apparently made from leather so they don't fall apart like the 700's, much higher quality product all around from them. Either way let me know what you get and how they turn out. Just remember for the best sound let them burn in, that is when the sounds really comes to life.

I also did some research but can't find my answer, I've ordered my soundcard (Asus Xonar Essence STX) but can't seem to find If i'll need an amp to run these 900x's...
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Sorry thought I mentioned it, they do not REQUIRE an amp. Honestly I would use an amp, wether built into the sound card or external.
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post #17 of 18
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Sorry thought I mentioned it, they do not REQUIRE an amp. Honestly I would use an amp, wether built into the sound card or external.

Thanks for all your help mate, Apparently the Essence STX has an onboard amp

+rep for you, You've been a huge help!
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Thanks for all your help mate, Apparently the Essence STX has an onboard amp
+rep for you, You've been a huge help!

Very popular and great card from what I hear.
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