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Thanks but I cant find those in the uk.


God I keep seeing more headphones so many now :O

Anyone tried the Asus Vulcan ANC ?

get away from "gaming headphones" as they tend to be overpriced and have low audio quality. There are exceptions like the Sennheiser PC 360's but usually they are low-mid tier audio quality and pasticky build quality paires with a big price tag.

As you read above, the best solution is to get a good pair of cans + a better ear cushion (optional) + a microphone.
I recomend the Beyerdinamic DT770 Pro 32-80ohm version + zalman mic
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get away from "gaming headphones" as they tend to be overpriced and have low audio quality. There are exceptions like the Sennheiser PC 360's but usually they are low-mid tier audio quality and pasticky build quality paires with a big price tag.

As you read above, the best solution is to get a good pair of cans + a better ear cushion (optional) + a microphone.
I recomend the Beyerdinamic DT770 Pro 32-80ohm version + zalman mic
My brain has melted looking at to many reviews biggrin.gif . Yes the Beyers would be best but they are double the price and as i have never used such head phones. I'm still searching for the best just heard the Siberia v2 are fairly small in width which is annoying. And like people say every head is different so trying on is so much better if only I could frown.gif .
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Maybe you wanna save up a little more and purchase something better.

The DT-990's are the best headphones I've ever owned and sound AMAZING with my soundblaster z. Best sound placement and soundstage I've ever heard.

I used to own a pair of Denon AH-D2000's which are basically god mode to all audiophiles, and I honestly think the 130$ DT990's sound way better compared to the 300$ AH-D2000's.
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the logitech g35 are too heavy if you always use them , the sound is great and the fact that it s usb as both bad and good side (definitely better then using on board realtek but not possible to hook it to a soundcard), but just too heavy .
it s the only one i have , i just use them very rarely so it s ok for me .
i think the weight is the most important for comfort
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Take a look at JVC's RX line up. The audio is very good for the price and the higher range phones are comfortable.
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My brain has melted looking at to many reviews biggrin.gif . Yes the Beyers would be best but they are double the price and as i have never used such head phones. I'm still searching for the best just heard the Siberia v2 are fairly small in width which is annoying. And like people say every head is different so trying on is so much better if only I could frown.gif .

Then, for the price, I would go for the Shure SRH-440's with the ear pads from the SRH-840's it is around your budget and they have very plain, accurate and powerful sound. one of the most accurate sounds I have heard. Tight bass though. It is not a superduper bass like the ATH-M50's wich I also recommend, but it sound fabulously well for the price. I have those myself and they sound great with my x-fi soundcard (they also have low impedance so you can use them with your phone of any portable device)... only thing I dislike is the cord. Confort wise it is NOT the best. but sound quality vs price, it is the best choice right there with the M50's.-
Edited by pokerapar88 - 5/16/14 at 7:19am
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Yes well after all that I found a tiny pro audio shop and tried on the dt770s and yer I can see how nice they are - loadsa space inside hmmm tricky stuff problem is im spending loads at the moment on various stuff and I was hoping to go cheaper....if there was an as comfortable but almost as good audio one but I see people say the comfort dips with the lesser models too at least what I have seen so far. The other phones they had were not so comfy for sure Roland , and sennheisers and I think one was a Shure but I think the cups were too small for me...hmmm
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Yes well after all that I found a tiny pro audio shop and tried on the dt770s and yer I can see how nice they are - loadsa space inside hmmm tricky stuff problem is im spending loads at the moment on various stuff and I was hoping to go cheaper....if there was an as comfortable but almost as good audio one but I see people say the comfort dips with the lesser models too at least what I have seen so far. The other phones they had were not so comfy for sure Roland , and sennheisers and I think one was a Shure but I think the cups were too small for me...hmmm
"Beyerlux" HD330 with the DT770 velour pads?
I have frequency response graphs for it but I'm not at home atm. It doesn't sound like dt770 though.
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"Beyerlux" HD330 with the DT770 velour pads?
I have frequency response graphs for it but I'm not at home atm. It doesn't sound like dt770 though.
Yes I have been looking at the hd330 and hd660 just a few people said they're not so comfy even with the special pads. That was the only thing.
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Almost forgot, check the qpad qh85 and qh90. Not to mention Hyperx Cloud which is OEM qh90.
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/scienceandtech/hardware-reviews/11357-Kingston-HyperX-Cloud-QPad-QH-90-PC-Gaming-Headset.2
The qh85 is open can while the qh90 is closed can.
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