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AD700's soundstage is noticeably bigger than the DT770's, and has slightly better imaging/placement. Haven't heard the HD595s much or for quite some time, but I remember the HD555's soundstage being quite impressive for the price. DT770's is more intimate and personal, makes you feel everything.
Do they both have the forward sound? Or is one more balanced front to rear than the other?
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post #52 of 83
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Do they both have the forward sound? Or is one more balanced front to rear than the other?
The AD700 was more forward than the DT770 which was more forward than the HD555s.


They're not ear-bleedingly, in-your-face, never-letting up forward like Grados, but they're still forward.
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So many choices...

I just really want a good headphone and probably wouldn't be able to tell the difference between the 3, although I don't really know how significant the difference actually is. Out of the three, which would be best for rock (along with other genres..I just listen to rock the most) and gaming.

I researched a little on the DR150s. Review I generally hear their soundstage is lacking, however people just remove the driver cover on the headphone and supposedly it is supposed to expand the soundstage a good bit. Click me
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Your not going to go wrong with any of these headphones, its just really based on finding the best deals.
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post #55 of 83
This is an extraordinarily good deal. They retail over at Audiocubes for $160.

For what you're looking at doing with them, the AD700 will do a fine job.
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Hd555/hd595/hd650
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post #57 of 83
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This is an extraordinarily good deal. They retail over at Audiocubes for $160.

For what you're looking at doing with them, the AD700 will do a fine job.
No offense to Namrac, but I'd rather get them brand new at Newegg for $10 more..
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post #58 of 83
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No offense to Namrac, but I'd rather get them brand new at Newegg for $10 more..
They were out of stock when I checked them... damn newegg.

Edit: dropped the price a bit.


Edit 2: For rock and gaming, the HD595s are out, they're just not really exciting enough for rock. Unamped, the better of the two is probably the AD700s, but with a decent amp, the DT770s sound better, at least to my tastes.
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The AD700 has a great soundstage, definitely good enough for the purposes you'll be using them for, it should also be easier to drive without an amp compared to the DT770. So I say just go with an AD700.
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