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I was thinking of getting:

audio-technica ATH-A700 3.5mm/ 6.3mm Connector Circumaural Closed-back Dynamic Headphones
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16826402012

and

AuzenTech Auzen X-Fi Prelude 7.1 7.1 Channels PCI Interface Sound Card - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16829156005

Good combo?
I'm going to game, and listen to a lot of music..mostly techno, trance, jrock,jpop, etc.
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post #2 of 12
Dont know about the headphones but the Prelude is great for what you want......
    
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post #3 of 12
Great Combo, i have the same headphones, but with the XtremeGamer card, and it sounds phenomenal, so with a better soundcard, well you catch my drift.

Go for it

you won't be dissapointed
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Completely agree, extreme gamer here as well, although modded, but great quality, amps can only help too
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post #5 of 12
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Amps? You can hook up an amp to your sound card?
I have a $300 dollar budget. So If I can get a better sound card or headphones while still being in the budget, feel free to give me any suggestions.

Oh, I have a fender guitar amp, can I hook it up to my sound card? xD

I am starting to hear a lot of bad things about the Xtreme Gamer..and I heard people saying that the Prelude is better whilst still having the same chip as CREATIVE.

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post #6 of 12
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Bump. Any recommendations?
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post #7 of 12
I would like to suggest a Sennheiser or Beyer Dynamic, but you really need a decent amp to have those headphones live up to their potential (I'm talking amps that alone cost $3-400).

I will say that you would be plenty satisfied with Prelude + A700, just to reaffirm the combination for you .
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post #8 of 12
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Are Ultrasones good?
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zensou View Post
Are Ultrasones good?
Depends on the person; they're a a very love/hate sort of headphone (not very consistent, to say the least).

If you're interested in that brand I would recommend demo'ing/testing a pair before you buy.
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post #10 of 12
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I wonder if I can try out headphones at best buy or circuit city or something..
I should check if they have ultrasones there.

thanks Aura. +rep.
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