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I have a pair of bose ie2's and i love them. the problem is that i have used them so much for such a long time the cable is ripping and i want to get a new pair of buds

 

i use them for old school rock, with my ipod and more so my computer which is running with a titanium hd sound card

 

what are your recommendations?

 

Thanks

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Some good ones I can think of. Would you like decent sound isolation or are you not after that?
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yes, i would prefer that

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Sound wise the Vsonic GR07 are very good, the Hifiman RE-400s are very good, but in terms of isolation earbuds like the Etymotic hf5 are very good isolating about 35-42 db.
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post #5 of 8
Also take a look at some of the TWFK balanced armature based iems, such as the Rockit R-50s, and the Brainwavz B2s. Great sound for the money.
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I have a pair of BNIB Triple.fi 10 I'd sell you. PM me if interested
http://www.amazon.com/Ultimate-Ears-TripleFi-Isolating-Earphones/dp/B0019RBJOE
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post #8 of 8
The base model Monster turbines with the Comply tips. Do NOT get the gold. I was very disappointed.

The comply tips make the IEM go from pretty good to awesome.

Stock tips you may be disappointed.
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