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hmm... sometimes I wish people wouldn't post if they don't know what they're talking about...

1. the HD555/595's are open, but they are not that open. They won't leak a ton. So on low or medium volumes someone next to you would only be able to hear if the surroundings were quiet.
2. I have heard the HD555's and owned the HD595's. I would say the 555's are about 90-95% what the 595's are. If you are just starting out you'll be fine with the 555's. but I would spend the extra $80 if I were you... of course I have a headphone amp that is worth 10x that price difference so you can take my thoughts w/ a grain of salt since you probably won't be using them on quite as good of a source/amp
3. for mp3/portable use the HD555/595's are good, but there are better options. If you plan to get one pair of cans and use them for everything then they are a great choice, but if they will primarily be for portable use than take a look at AKG k81dj, Koss ksc75, Grado sr60, akg k171s
4. Beyer DT770's are not better than Senn HD555/595's for what the OP wants. Whoever suggested them has not listened to music on both... the 770's do not sound near as good. They are closed, offer more isolation, but have recessed mids and lots of bass. They are no where near as neutral as the Senns. However, if you are going to use them for gaming... it doesn't get a whole lot better than the 770's.
5. You can save a lot of $ by buying used... HD555's typically go for around $75, Hd595's for $125
6. You will get some benefit form a good headphone amp. Look at my thread
Well, I was only mentioning that the best (IMO) bang-per-buck headphones for closed use would be those, but since he said it wasn't a problem, then ok.
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My question is where do you find this dough Why don't you use all that extra money to ditch your existing 3800 get a Beasty X38mobo when it comes out with a 8800

Yes The Clix is good even though man i don't think it can power those phones. Put it this way, I know we go to the same school and i just know you from the forum but not by face and when i see you walk into school with your Senn 595's i will know exactly who you are


How's the swivel screen

one more off topic question does everyone here always make the mistake of spelling "the" this way "teh" or some other way. When i try to reproduce it on purpose it doesnt work but you know what i mean.
I got a money tree in my backyard and it grows about $600 a week.

Also, I don't think i'll be wearing them to school lol. Mr. Payton is going to jack it..


And I might be getting a new rig in a few weeks. If I do it will be a Q6600, 8800GTX, and a few other decent parts..


Oh and your in Mr. C's class right? He spells all his "the" with "teh". We all know he a teacher by day and haxxor by night.
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I have a money tree on my porch... I wish I got $600wk!
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Thanks again for reccomending Todd, soloz. I ordered the adaptor Thursday afternoon and recieved it on Monday. I wasn't expecting it to ship that quick. The adaptor solved the issue I had with the the stock adaptor and my PSP case.
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Thanks again for reccomending Todd, soloz. I ordered the adaptor Thursday afternoon and recieved it on Monday. I wasn't expecting it to ship that quick. The adaptor solved the issue I had with the the stock adaptor and my PSP case.
np, Todd is pretty good about getting things out as fast as he can.
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I got a money tree in my backyard and it grows about $600 a week.

Also, I don't think i'll be wearing them to school lol. Mr. Payton is going to jack it..


And I might be getting a new rig in a few weeks. If I do it will be a Q6600, 8800GTX, and a few other decent parts..


Oh and your in Mr. C's class right? He spells all his "the" with "teh". We all know he a teacher by day and haxxor by night.
I am so jelouse now. What is your job how in the world do you manage to make $600 weekly. If so hook me up and give me your current rig

Me Lovz Jackz0


Anyway my B-Day is coming up on hte 22nd and i get much denero like $300-$400 and i can get a mobo GFX Mem CPU
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I am so jelouse now. What is your job how in the world do you manage to make $600 weekly. If so hook me up and give me your current rig

Me Lovz Jackz0


Anyway my B-Day is coming up on hte 22nd and i get much denero like $300-$400 and i can get a mobo GFX Mem CPU
I'm interning for an insurance company. I work in the IT section so I can browser OCN most of the time when the network is running properly


Also, is it just me or do those pictures of the HD595s on websites and stuff make it look much rounder than it really is? lol
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^ Lol, I'm not sure about headphones but I could've sworn the Z-5500's looked A LOT smaller in the pictures.
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^ Lol, I'm not sure about headphones but I could've sworn the Z-5500's looked A LOT smaller in the pictures.
The HDs looked a LOT bigger in the pictures
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Yeah they did, haha. I really like the box it came in though. Very very cool.
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