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Hey guys.

I just got a Creative Sound Blaster Zx...
Now I want a set of kick ass headphones.
I dont mind if they have a mic or not, as I can use the mic on the Zx.

But I dont know what to get
Money isnt really an object for the perfect set.

I would really love for surround, either Virtual or not (not sure which is best).

These will be used for Movies, Gaming and Music.

And I was thinking of using the attached Zx mic and headphone (ACM) slot so doesn't need to be wireless, as I will use that as the control unit.

Thanks for any feedback smile.gif
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post #2 of 4
Have a look at the Ultrasone Pro 650s if you don't need a mic. If you do want a mic then the Sennheiser PC360/350s are great too.
EDIT: The Ultrasone Pro 650s are hard to find, at least here in the UK. If you can't find them then have a look at the beyerdynamic DT990s.
Edited by twerk - 3/4/13 at 9:52am
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I was thinking of using the virtual surround sound, with a pair of
Denon AH-D600
or Beats Pro
or Something Else?

How do you think the virtual surround would work with any of the above?

Im leaning towards the Denon's as they look and apparently sound pretty pucker!
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I'd avoid virtual surround, it just sounds horrible. Definitely go with one of the headphones I recommended but if you insist on virtual surround then the AH-D600s are okay. Don't even bother with the Beats tongue.gif
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