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Hello, not an audiophile-yet, but I wanted to know how the Logitech UE6000's compare to the ATH M50's. I always wanted to buy some really nice headphones, but I didn't have the heart to spend a lot of money on headphones till I saw a slickdeals for the Logitech UE6000's for $85. They are both fairly similarly priced, which one is better?

Also, what kind of sound card/equipment would I need to get to use these headphones to the full potential? I currently have an on-board sound card (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130693), but not using it (using Corsair HS1 - USB).
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The mobo has SoundBlaster built in, and will not see a difference with other sound card.
Those headphones do not need that much power to run.
The UE6000 did not hear them I do not like noise canceling headphones, as times you need to have batteries and can hear the pink noise.
ATH-M50 would be the better choice, just burn them in for 25-40 hrs, then use it full time.
    
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Anyone know the comparison between UE9000 and the ATH M50's, etc. in terms of sound quality?
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