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Looks like my Soloist/Soloist SL dreams are on hold indefinitely while I consider purchasing a GTX 780/Titan. My GTX 580 w/ 1.5GB of VRAM that I envisioned running all my games fine for the next 3 years has decided to choke on Skyrim due to constant insufficient memory. >.< I should still be able to buy a customer copper 4-6' cable though so I don't have to worry about running it over with my chair. Still considering whether or not I should get one for my HD650 seeing as I hardly use it.
post #15492 of 35268
I personally like very few hip hop artists, though ironically a lot of them are dead now. Here is my list:

- Big L (RIP)
- Biggie (RIP)
- Tupac (RIP)
- Rakim
- Cage
- KRS-ONE
- Nas
- Hawk (RIP)
- Trae
- Zero
- Jedi Mind Tricks
- Talib Kwali
- Jean Gray (Retired)
- Roots (Are they really hip hop?)
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Before we get in trouble for too much off-topic, remember this is headphones thread not music discussion tongue.gif.
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Not too many new discussion about headphones of late. I might get another AKG K550 for when I go on vacation in July. Definitely not getting the K551. Permanent cable with inline mic? No thanks!
post #15495 of 35268
I'm on a weird mid-fi binge. I guess borrowing/listening to stuff like the Q701 (just sold) or DT 880 (just bought) for a few weeks at a time gives me a sense of post-purchase affirmation with my end-game gear.tongue.gif

The K550 is also on my shortlist. DT 770 LE wasn't my cup of tea so I'm curious how the K550 performs. I loved the A900X.
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That reminds me. Has anybody heard both models from older Audio-Technica A and AD series, as well as the newer A__x and AD__x? What's really different? Is the tonal balance mostly the same, or not?

It'd been a while now since the x models were on the market.
post #15497 of 35268
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Originally Posted by mikeaj View Post

That reminds me. Has anybody heard both models from older Audio-Technica A and AD series, as well as the newer A__x and AD__x? What's really different? Is the tonal balance mostly the same, or not?

It'd been a while now since the x models were on the market.

I've only hear the original AD700's and briefly the D900's, but I really hope they fix that awful clamping system the AD700 had....
post #15498 of 35268
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I've only hear the original AD700's and briefly the D900's, but I really hope they fix that awful clamping system the AD700 had....

AD700? Clamping system?

What? It has one? thinking.gif
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So I just got my V Moda Crossfade M100s today. So far I absolutely love them. Sounds fantastic. Huge improvement over the Sennheiser HD 280 Pros I was using before.
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post #15500 of 35268
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So I just got my V Moda Crossfade M100s today. So far I absolutely love them. Sounds fantastic. Huge improvement over the Sennheiser HD 280 Pros I was using before.

Vmoda is still one brand I have yet to try. I hear people say that the mids are kind of left for dead on vmoda products. What are your thoughts?
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