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post #10131 of 38788
The Denon D2000 has poor isolation IMO for a closed back and the DT880 is a semi-open headphone. I almost never use open headphones of any kind when gaming. It's just silly to hear your video card fan or any fan of any sort over the game you're playing.
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I looked at Head-Fi and HeadRoom and the AH-D2000's and the DT880's are both great headphones. What would you recommend? Under $400 please.
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So what is like, the best 'gaming' headphones around right now. Just purely for an awesome gaming experience?
I have and love my HD555's but they aren't really 'gaming headphones' are they.
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post #10134 of 38788
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So what is like, the best 'gaming' headphones around right now. Just purely for an awesome gaming experience?
I have and love my HD555's but they aren't really 'gaming headphones' are they.
It depends on your budget.
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So what is like, the best 'gaming' headphones around right now. Just purely for an awesome gaming experience?
I have and love my HD555's but they aren't really 'gaming headphones' are they.

I'd say they are. They have a relatively wide soundstage and relatively flat frequency response with some dip in the lower ends.
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My budget would be <$250
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post #10137 of 38788
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My budget would be <$250
Probably AD900s. They improve upon all of the little problems of the AD700s, for around $200.

If you want bass, while still retaining SOME soundstage, look at beyerdynamic DT880s. Theyre semi-open, so they have adequate soundstaging, but not fully, so you will still get meaty and rumbly explosions.

Are you looking for the best gaming headphones for enjoyment or competitiveness? The beyerdynamics would, without a doubt be more fun, but i would bet positioning would be better in the AD900s.
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Probably AD900s. They improve upon all of the little problems of the AD700s, for around $200.

If you want bass, while still retaining SOME soundstage, look at beyerdynamic DT880s. Theyre semi-open, so they have adequate soundstaging, but not fully, so you will still get meaty and rumbly explosions.

Are you looking for the best gaming headphones for enjoyment or competitiveness? The beyerdynamics would, without a doubt be more fun, but i would bet positioning would be better in the AD900s.
One of these days, I'm going to buy me some Beyerdynamics and compare it against my Ultrasones. I'm thinking the Ultrasones will win.

<- approaching Ultrasone fanboy status. Needs to be stopped.
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One of these days, I'm going to buy me some Beyerdynamics and compare it against my Ultrasones. I'm thinking the Ultrasones will win.

<- approaching Ultrasone fanboy status. Needs to be stopped.
Hehe, I know someone who just got a pair. I'll see if i can try them out sometime.

Why do you like them so much RallyMaster?

EDIT: I just rang him up, turns out he has the Ultrasone PRO 900s O_o
Edited by pangolinman - 8/21/11 at 6:03pm
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Don't tempt me guys, the PRO 900s would make a nice compliment to my 880s. I'm waiting for the T50rp's to get back in stock. I'll see how much bass I can get out of modding them.
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