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Nice, I was planning on getting a pair myself because of their great performance/price ratio.

By the way, how much better is the HD595 compared to the HD555s?
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quite far actually.... but u have to amp HD595.
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
Nice, I was planning on getting a pair myself because of their great performance/price ratio.

By the way, how much better is the HD595 compared to the HD555s?
I've got a pair of HD595's and they're very good. From what I've read though, the HD555's are more versatile, in that they produce good sound for every genre, including gaming sound. The HD595's are still good all-rounders, but they shine most with classical (supposedly) and opera. I love a nice aria on them, they really bring the vocals (especially female vocals) to life with such clarity it make's the £100 (equivalent of $202 USD) seem worth it.


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quite far actually.... but u have to amp HD595.
I've used them amp’ed and un-amp’ed and they do benefit from an amp, it's true. I don't think the improvement is huge, but then I haven't used a high quality amp, so perhaps there are greater improvements to be had with something better than I'm used to? Personally, I find they sound really very good amp’ed, or un-amp’ed, but everybody's sound perception differs a bit .

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post #24 of 37
if u're asking me... naaaaaah, doesn't worth my extra bucks....
just use average headphone amp.
i'd definitly upgrade to HD650 and using the same average amp rather than using HD595 and buy hundreds o dollars worth of amp.
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As far as I know, I have the Logitech Z-5300e 5.1 speakers myself, and I've never heard nor seen anything called the X-5300 or E5300.

Sorry I just had to post this.
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i'd definitly upgrade to HD650 and using the same average amp rather than using HD595 and buy hundreds o dollars worth of amp.
Agreed .

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I can understand your difference lol

I went from 15$ headphones to Audio Technica A900's

and from 2.0 10$ speakers to z5500 lol
    
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I heard the HD555 doesn't have a good soundstage for watching movies or playing games from a 5.1 source, is that true?
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I heard the HD555 doesn't have a good soundstage for watching movies or playing games from a 5.1 source, is that true?
I haven't read anything to that effect, but I haven't tried them either. Everything I've read has described them as excellent all-rounders, good for all genres as well as gaming? Still, not all reviews are unbiased .

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post #30 of 37
well, to tell u the truth, i didn't like using headphones to watch any movies.
but i suppose anything equivalent or greater than HD555 is great in every aspects.

my suggestion is:
Use 5.1 Speakers to watch movies


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I can understand your difference lol

I went from 15$ headphones to Audio Technica A900's

and from 2.0 10$ speakers to z5500 lol
now that's one hell of an upgrade!
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