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What's a good headphone brand?

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What brand of headphones would you guys recommend that are very comfortable and good sound quality something under $80 would be nice smile.gif
post #2 of 27
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oh and should also say they don't really need a mic because ill be using a blue snowball.
post #3 of 27
What are you using them for?

I mean you've got the sennhieser ones which are pretty good. If you're looking for cans then skullcandy make some nice ones, but again it depends what you're using them for

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post #4 of 27
you should be more concerned over the product as opposed to the brand. good brands do make crap products.
post #5 of 27
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they will be used for gaming and music.
post #6 of 27
If you can find a good deal, you could probably swing the grado SR80i for around 90 or less if it goes on sale. Those are very good for the money.
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OCN isn't really a good place for this question, unless you want a bunch of 14 year olds telling you to buy Corsair. I'd head over to head-fi.

+1 for SR80i's though. But there's definitely many options in the $80 range.
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post #8 of 27
This is like asking 'what car brands are good?'

In other words, extremely vague.

Fill it please: http://www.overclock.net/t/1209918/requesting-some-sound-advice-here-read-this-first
post #9 of 27
So are you looking for cans or in ear?

Cans I'd have a look at the skullcandy aviators, they've been given quite good reviews... I've got some sennheiser CX820's I think they are.
post #10 of 27
I know you said you looking under $80, but I thought I'll throw this at you anyway, a good pair of headphones can last a life time, my old man got some top of the range pioneer headphones when he was 18, he's 58 now and they still sound 100 times better than most headphones out here today.

Why not buy these http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B003IHUHGE/ref=dp_olp_used?ie=UTF8&condition=used

And never let the need for headphones cross your mind again?
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