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looking for some suggestions on some open air cans for fps gaming and music. i need something with comfort and great sound stage. they also need to come in under $200. i was looking at these?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0042A8CW2/ref=s9_psimh_gw_p23_d0_i1?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=15AAHF1X00RFHK2XYV5B&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=1389517282&pf_rd_i=507846

i need them to work with my asus dx soundcard.
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Well any Sennheiser product i would recommend. All stellar performance on my end.
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If I recall correctly the 598's are very similar to the PC 360's just without the microphone. Since the impedance of the 598's is only 50 ohms they should perform very well with your Xonar DX.
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I have the HD 598 myself and have had them for 2 years
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Well any Sennheiser product i would recommend. All stellar performance on my end.

i'm looking for more suggestions that come in under the $200 mark. i do really like the design of the sennheiser headphones.i'm more worried i wont be able to drive them with my current soundcard.
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i'm looking for more suggestions that come in under the $200 mark. i do really like the design of the sennheiser headphones.i'm more worried i wont be able to drive them with my current soundcard.

The HD 598 can be powered by my Creative MP3 player and it sounds the same as on my PC so it does not need much
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If I recall correctly the 598's are very similar to the PC 360's just without the microphone. Since the impedance of the 598's is only 50 ohms they should perform very well with your Xonar DX.

i was looking at the pc350's,but the other ones look so nice and comfy. as long as they will work with my soundcard,they might be the right choice then.
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AD700 is great for gaming but seriously lacks bass. I liked the HD558 but I ended up returning them for my Beyerdynamic DT770 80ohm. Both of those are closed so I don't think I can recommend any open headphones honestly.
    
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