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Originally Posted by pangolinman View Post
Too much bass in games makes you lose a lot of positioning, thats why the AD700s, which are regarded as some of the best gaming cans out there, are bass light.
I'm more interested in impressive sound than positioning.

Though maybe that's because in general, even with crappy cans, I've always been better at it than most people I know.
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I really like them!
I listen to DnB, Electronic etc., they are PERFECT.


I can't comment on the gaming part though, as I don't game that often.
(Even though my rig should play almost everything )

If I ever needed positioning in any game, I could still use my HD595s for that.
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This is probably old news for you, but I just opened my Sennheizer HD 558 and I'm trying it out. Wow! This is my first set of headphones of even the slightest quality - I have been using a cheap pair of Philips earbuds.

I get better sound from these than my full size Creative speakers. Unbelievable! It's so good that I can hear the artifacts from poorly compressed audio files. I guess it'll be more FLACs for me. My new Xonar DG sound card hasn't arrived yet so I'm just running these off the Realtek onboard audio. I wonder how much of an improvement the Xonar will be...

Needless to say, I'd like to join the club. Thanks for the recommendations guys!
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Are the Xb700's worht nearly double the price over the XB500's?

I listen to a lot of bassy music, and the my HD555's/Razer Chameria just don't cut it.

XB500 = $69
XB700 = $119
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Originally Posted by cypherx82 View Post
I'm more interested in impressive sound than positioning.

Though maybe that's because in general, even with crappy cans, I've always been better at it than most people I know.
Headphones helped me be a better gamer. I'll be playing with mine tonight and my friends hate it when i can hear them sneaking up behind me.

I think eventually I'll have a few pairs of headphone for each situation; one for electronic, one for classic and jazz n stuff, and one for gaming.
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This is probably old news for you, but I just opened my Sennheizer HD 558 and I'm trying it out. Wow! This is my first set of headphones of even the slightest quality - I have been using a cheap pair of Philips earbuds.

I get better sound from these than my full size Creative speakers. Unbelievable! It's so good that I can hear the artifacts from poorly compressed audio files. I guess it'll be more FLACs for me. My new Xonar DG sound card hasn't arrived yet so I'm just running these off the Realtek onboard audio. I wonder how much of an improvement the Xonar will be...

Needless to say, I'd like to join the club. Thanks for the recommendations guys!
If I can find all my CDs, I'll be making the same move to FLAC. Although most of my mp3s are 256/320kbs, so it's not terrible.

Decent headphones made a big difference, oh boy do they.

Tron's soundtrack finally drove me to 'em, and I'll be darned if I didn't tear up on the first listen through.
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post #10017 of 37823
Well This looks like a good place for me. I ordered a set of JVC HARX700 High-Grade Full-Size Headphones off Amazon and am currently awaiting their delivery. Based on your chart in the OP where exactly to they fit category wise?
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post #10018 of 37823
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Are the Xb700's worht nearly double the price over the XB500's?

I listen to a lot of bassy music, and the my HD555's/Razer Chameria just don't cut it.

XB500 = $69
XB700 = $119
B&H has them for $80.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...ss_Stereo.html
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HMM!

Thanks <3 haha.. now to find a credit card. :/ haha
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I think eventually I'll have a few pairs of headphone for each situation; one for electronic, one for classic and jazz n stuff, and one for gaming.
Head-Fi.org is that way ==>

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