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So in asking im looking at these headphones they are on newegg for 90.00

also see the ATH-AD700 for 104.00

I plan to use a lapel mic or some such thing for gaming and use them for music at times.

Anything better for the money out there? any thoughts?
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I bought them and hated them. My icemats were just as good and I bought another pair. They're now made by steelseries and unfortunately, not as good.

$90 is very good though.... I paid $220.
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I think it depends on what music you listen to. The AD700s would probably be a bit better for rock, metal, rap, because they have a bit stronger bass, while HD555s will be better for acoustic, jazz, and classical.

I used HD555s for gaming for over a year and was very satisfied.

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I bought them and hated them. My icemats were just as good and I bought another pair. They're now made by steelseries and unfortunately, not as good.

$90 is very good though.... I paid $220.
Where on earth did you pay $220 for HD555s?
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I have ad700's and love them. I have never listened to hd555's though so I can not compare/contrast the 2. The ad700's are very nice headphones and you will not be disappointed with them for $100.
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Where on earth did you pay $220 for HD555s?
in canada they retail for around 200 dollars
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in canada they retail for around 200 dollars
try $164.

I've got them and I loved them... although mine are currently RMA because I'm too abusive(apparently) and the sound cuts out on one side.

Their Bass response isn't as exaggerated as some headphones I've used in the past but the clarity and sound-stage is quite good.

The bass response did improve after the break-in period.
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I love my HD555's I use them for gaming and music.

got mine for $70 aswell
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70 thats super cheap! How did you get them for that?
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$70 USD? since your in the UK? The lowest I can find is like $90 at newegg.
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