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lol, go to the first page and look at people's rigs. Several of them are not active/have not updated their rigs tongue.gif A step back into a world of DFI mobo's, DDR2 and 90nm chips...


And to be relevant to the thread: Recommend me some headphones based on this

  • Accurate, powerful, precise bass (biggest improvement sought over my current headphones)
  • clear, accurate, not fatiguing treble
  • punchy, aggressive mids
  • huge, accurate soundstage. like my ATH-AD700's
  • very comfortable. If I'm at my computer, my headphones are on. My ATH-AD700's are very good, maybe an 8.5/10 in this department.
  • $200-$300. this is sort of variable... I care about value/cost as much as anyone, but given that my headphones are used as much as my mouse, I'd hate to leave something on the table because of a price restriction.
  • impedance is not too big of an issue, I know I'll need an amp for high end cans anyways.
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Originally Posted by Nnimrod View Post

lol, go to the first page and look at people's rigs. Several of them are not active/have not updated their rigs tongue.gif A step back into a world of DFI mobo's, DDR2 and 90nm chips...


And to be relevant to the thread: Recommend me some headphones based on this

  • Accurate, powerful, precise bass (biggest improvement sought over my current headphones)
  • clear, accurate, not fatiguing treble
  • punchy, aggressive mids
  • huge, accurate soundstage. like my ATH-AD700's
  • very comfortable. If I'm at my computer, my headphones are on. My ATH-AD700's are very good, maybe an 8.5/10 in this department.
  • $200-$300. this is sort of variable... I care about value/cost as much as anyone, but given that my headphones are used as much as my mouse, I'd hate to leave something on the table because of a price restriction.
  • impedance is not too big of an issue, I know I'll need an amp for high end cans anyways.

- Are you willing to buy used?
- What music do you listen to?
- Do you have a sound carp with an integrated amp?
- How big is your head?

If you do not want to consider used, I recommend Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 Ohms
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A picture of my gear that I'll be giving out to try smile.gif
http://instagram.com/p/aLQj6NywQ8/

My PFE232's and modded D2Ks are now priceless to me <3
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A picture of my gear that I'll be giving out to try smile.gif
http://instagram.com/p/aLQj6NywQ8/

My PFE232's and modded D2Ks are now priceless to me <3

Have you ever thought about selling off the D2Ks and trying to get the D7Ks?
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Wow..............

From what I have heard from local head-fi members is that there are a lot of stores close to us that are the same way. The one thing about capitalism that I like more than anything else is that stores like that usually don't last too long.

I must be lucky.

The store I went into to try out the Grados knew every brand out there.
We had a good chat about some headphones and some Amps and I nearly walked out the store with a new amp but I manged to escape from the urge.
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Have you ever thought about selling off the D2Ks and trying to get the D7Ks?

I have indeed given it quite a lot of thought.
The driver is different - so naturally it should be a step up.
To be honest though - if I were to buy another set of headphones - it would be when I'm earning money and thus get the Fostex or the JVC victors. In other words - full out + with a little dot amp smile.gif


In other news:
Our mini-meet was great!

He got to try all the earphones and my modded d2k's.
He preferred my PFE232's and even with the ZO2 as I like it (seeing as he liked the Denon C710's I knew what type of headphone/earphone would suit him.)
Long story short - as I had initially suggested I think the EX510's or possible the EX600's etc might be the best bet for him.
More so, he could also re-buy the C710's again.

He agreed that the C400's had little to no bass and were extremely neutral smile.gif!
Was a great meet, would definitely do it again!
Edited by Totally Dubbed - 6/5/13 at 9:10am
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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post

- Are you willing to buy used?
- What music do you listen to?
- Do you have a sound carp with an integrated amp?
- How big is your head?

If you do not want to consider used, I recommend Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 Ohms
Yes, definitely willing to buy used. Bought current headphones used smile.gif
Lots, and it changes every couple years. Right now it's mostly Kpop and dubstep/D&B/electro. But I also have a steady diet of charlotte church, sarah brightman, and musicals like Les Mis, Phantom, Cats, etc...
I have a Xonar DS right now
Um... I don't know... I would guess It's roughly average. My ATH-AD700's fit perfectly.

I'll check those out, thanks for your time smile.gif
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Yes, definitely willing to buy used. Bought current headphones used smile.gif
Lots, and it changes every couple years. Right now it's mostly Kpop and dubstep/D&B/electro. But I also have a steady diet of charlotte church, sarah brightman, and musicals like Les Mis, Phantom, Cats, etc...
I have a Xonar DS right now
Um... I don't know... I would guess It's roughly average. My ATH-AD700's fit perfectly.

I'll check those out, thanks for your time smile.gif

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Originally Posted by Nnimrod View Post

lol, go to the first page and look at people's rigs. Several of them are not active/have not updated their rigs tongue.gif A step back into a world of DFI mobo's, DDR2 and 90nm chips...


And to be relevant to the thread: Recommend me some headphones based on this

  • Accurate, powerful, precise bass (biggest improvement sought over my current headphones)
  • clear, accurate, not fatiguing treble
  • punchy, aggressive mids
  • huge, accurate soundstage. like my ATH-AD700's
  • very comfortable. If I'm at my computer, my headphones are on. My ATH-AD700's are very good, maybe an 8.5/10 in this department.
  • $200-$300. this is sort of variable... I care about value/cost as much as anyone, but given that my headphones are used as much as my mouse, I'd hate to leave something on the table because of a price restriction.
  • impedance is not too big of an issue, I know I'll need an amp for high end cans anyways.

Quote:
Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post

- Are you willing to buy used?
- What music do you listen to?
- Do you have a sound carp with an integrated amp?
- How big is your head?

If you do not want to consider used, I recommend Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 Ohms

The only thing is that the DT 770s do not have aggressive mids (especially not the 80 ohms). And to some, the treble from the Beyers might get a little harsh after a while.

BUT:

They are extremely comfy, provide powerful bass, and create a nice environment for gaming, etc.
 
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The only thing is that the DT 770s do not have aggressive mids (especially not the 80 ohms). And to some, the treble from the Beyers might get a little harsh after a while.

BUT:

They are extremely comfy, provide powerful bass, and create a nice environment for gaming, etc.

Comparing my remembered experiences of the DT770 from a while back to my recent experiences with the HD650 and LCD-2 where the mid range is lush and liquid smooth, I recall the DT770 as more punchier and aggressive in comparison.
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The only thing is that the DT 770s do not have aggressive mids (especially not the 80 ohms). And to some, the treble from the Beyers might get a little harsh after a while.

BUT:

They are extremely comfy, provide powerful bass, and create a nice environment for gaming, etc.
Yes, I read some reviews and those two things stuck out to me. People complained of sibilance and recessed mids. They don't sound like bad headphones at all, but I'm, not really sold on them from the couple reviews I read.
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