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Just ordered RX700's next day shipping from Amazon to replace my broken Fatal1ty headset. Can't wait to hear the improvement!
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Hey guys new to this thread, Just looking for a little advice regarding closed back headphones.


I currently have some ATH-AD700's which are great when its quiet but when its noisy in the house they leak way too much in, Was wondering what closed back headphones people would recommend around the £100-£150 mark.

I know that closed back tend to lead to much heavier bass which I'd like to avoid if possible would rather get a nice clean balanced sound if possible.

was looking at the Beyerdynamic DT77 pros wondered if anyone has any strong opinions on them etc

Thanks in advance
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If you dont have a dedicated soundcard dont bother.

The DT770 Pro's are good cans though. Pretty much the same as the premiums just aesthetically different and have a slightly tighter bass.
     
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post #10324 of 38372
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Originally Posted by EpicPie View Post
If you dont have a dedicated soundcard dont bother.

The DT770 Pro's are good cans though. Pretty much the same as the premiums just aesthetically different and have a slightly tighter bass.
I have a Xonar D2x I should probably have mentioned that in my post, I assume that's a decent enough card to make it worth having nice'ish headphones.
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Hey guys new to this thread, Just looking for a little advice regarding closed back headphones.


I currently have some ATH-AD700's which are great when its quiet but when its noisy in the house they leak way too much in, Was wondering what closed back headphones people would recommend around the £100-£150 mark.

I know that closed back tend to lead to much heavier bass which I'd like to avoid if possible would rather get a nice clean balanced sound if possible.

was looking at the Beyerdynamic DT77 pros wondered if anyone has any strong opinions on them etc

Thanks in advance
Sorry, these are great cans, but they have a 250 ohm impedance, making them unfeasible to drive off of a D2X. You'll need a dedicated headphone amp to drive these.

For a flatter, balanced response, studio monitor headphones are generally a good bet. Some call them bass heavy, but in my experience, they just dont die out on the low end.

If you are set on the DT770s, and they are great cans, they also have a 32 ohm version that you could drive much more easily sadly, the DT770s (non pros) are fairly expensive. Im not sure of how they'll cost you in pounds.

I'd take a look at a pair of ATH-M50s, which in my experience are generally flat, but extend into the bass a good amount (These are suited to most genres of music. You can have the necessary bass for electronic and the like, but in classical, the bass is not emphasized over the other registers) or the Shure SR840s.
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^ DT 770 Pro's are available in 80, 250, and 600Ω impedance's.

The Premiums are available in 32, 250, and 600Ω.
     
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post #10327 of 38372
What's up everyone.

Running a Xonar Essence STX with AKG K701s and Sennheiser HD600s for music. I use Alienware Ozma 7s (rebadged Ultrasone HFI-550s) for gaming and it sounds great.

K701s IMO do not synergize very well (to me at least) with the STX when run straight out of the headphone-out. I love using it when the lineout is connected to an external tube amp (such as a hifiman ef-2). that's my prefs though (i don't like that tonal dip around the midrange-highs that makes a violin for example, sound flatter than it actually does)
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I was wondering how you guys feel about the denon dn-hp500's. I picked these up a while ago and was just wondering if I should pick up some different cans for gaming and home use.
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post #10329 of 38372
Hey guys. One question: Would the dt770 pro 80/250 be a viable upgrade over the ath-m50s? I'm thinking about getting a new pair of cans after I get myself a xonar st.
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Ooof~ these HD 595s just came in the mail. They are sooooo good~ what the hell. I thought I needed speakers for this kind of satisfaction. So damn good. I could wear these for hours too, they're stupid comfortable. >.<
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