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I'm hearing a LOT of good things about them and i have the soundcard to back the headphones up. Right now i have steelseries 5hv2 which i love. How much of an improvement would some audio technica headphones be ? Mostly for gaming and music
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The AD700 is excellent for the price, and has a very big soundstage, which really helps with directional audio in games. They're a good set.
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I'm hearing a LOT of good things about them and i have the soundcard to back the headphones up. Right now i have steelseries 5hv2 which i love. How much of an improvement would some audio technica headphones be ? Mostly for gaming and music
Proud, happy, and very satisfied owner of AD700s here. As Namrac has said, they are very good for gaming and for music/movies. Comfortable, too; can keep mine on for hours on end.
    
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I would have to agree. AD700's are amazing.
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I'm hearing a LOT of good things about them and i have the soundcard to back the headphones up. Right now i have steelseries 5hv2 which i love. How much of an improvement would some audio technica headphones be ? Mostly for gaming and music
Meh AD700s are good sounding with a big sound stage for gaming but seriously they have their downside to them.

Plus they are bass lacking compared to some other headphones.

First of all if your head isnt big they dont sit properly and you cant adjust their headband its retarded really.

Some people like the fit but i like a headphone that you can at least adjust..
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I have ad700's and love them. I'm one of the people with a smaller head and they didn't fit me right either but you can just bend the top piece to make it fit you. I figured I'd try bending it and just send it back to newegg if it broke. It worked out well though and they are excellent for the money.

http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards...a900-size.html
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post #7 of 12
they aren't as good as DT770's for gaming
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post #8 of 12
dont the dt770 nead an amp tho?
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dont the dt770 nead an amp tho?
Ideally.
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ah but dosent it all depend on WHICH dt770 u get? cuz like thiers 100 difrent moddles o.0
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