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My recommendation for you is the Sony MDR-V6. Very good sound for the price, though the soundstage isn't that great. They're $65-$70, and are INCREDIBLY comfortable and durable. There's a reason they've been produced for 20 years+!
They'll do for gaming, but they are slightly better for music. Because they're studio monitors the sound is pretty clear and isn't weighted towards trebles or bass.
 
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My recommendation for you is the Sony MDR-V6. Very good sound for the price, though the soundstage isn't that great. They're $65-$70, and are INCREDIBLY comfortable and durable. There's a reason they've been produced for 20 years+!
They'll do for gaming, but they are slightly better for music. Because they're studio monitors the sound is pretty clear and isn't weighted towards trebles or bass.

No soundstage makes for a bad time in games. Great for music though.
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post #23 of 27
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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.
OCN is the know it all forum,trust me there are some members from all forums over here and we mostly know what we are doing
     
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post #24 of 27
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No soundstage makes for a bad time in games. Great for music though.

Soundstage can be good for music too thumb.gif

I recommend equation audio's rp21, sennheiser hd 650, grade sr60, and sr850 (budget).
    
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post #25 of 27
for under $100 i really like the JVC HA-RX700

I have been using JVC HA-RX700 headphones for the last year.. they are very comfortable (for me anyways) and sound very good

and are generally under $40 on amazon


http://www.amazon.com/JVC-HARX700-Precision-Sound-Headphones/dp/B0013OWPV4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1354757899&sr=8-1&keywords=rx700


if you feel bad spending only half your budget? there is also the HA-RX900 which are $57~ or so on amazon right now.



i just got a pair of ATH-M50 headphones which are better but cost quite a bit more than the RX700s i have... and i feel like the HA-RX700 wasn't 'embarassed" by the M50 headphones... i so far kind think the RX700 is more comfortable than the M50 also..



also you should note the grado's mention are open so they are going to leak sound out (and in) i.e. people near by are going to be hearing your game / music...

the RX700s are closed so you can keep more sound out and your music / game in.
post #26 of 27
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Thx for all the recommendations guy's

Sorry that i didn't specify what I wanted and honestly i know nothing about headphones that's why asking if there's any brand that have a reputation or model just looking for something for music and gaming and will last some of those one you have suggest look pretty good smile.gif
post #27 of 27
If I was in the market for a pair of head phones in that price range I'd be looking into something like the AKG K 121 Studio perhaps some Audio-Technica ATH-D40fs but that's just me and I do tend to gravitate towards a more neutral sounding audio gear with snapy bass. If I want color in my sound I add it my self form the EQ.
    
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