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So you're looking for some headphones that aren't overkill for the Audigy 2?
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Or that would utilize the most of the card.
I don't think you have to worry about this. Buy the headphones you want, you can always upgrade the source later to get the most out of them.

I've been using my M50's out of onboard for a long time and they sound amazing. I've even heard of ppl running stax off of onboard . So I don't think you need to worry about any of that. Of course a better source will make them sound better, but the card you have is fine.
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I'm more than open to any suggestions for headphones you guys have. Would like something for gaming and listening to music late at night.

Thanks for the help.
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I'm more than open to any suggestions for headphones you guys have. Would like something for gaming and listening to music late at night.

Thanks for the help.
if you play loud or there's some one else sleeping close by you may want some closed headphones. depending how much you wanna spend you could get the JVC rx700 or 900 and mod them. from what people are saying they are pretty good. my personal experience i have some ATH-A700 and i love them. they have some good bass, not to overwhelming, and isolate you quite well. then there's always the fall back on to the AD700 or the HD555/595's if you want open.
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JVC RX-700 and RX-900 have been equivocated and compared with some very nice headphones. My personal experience with the RX-700 has been a very good one.

As far as the Audigy card goes, I would say it's a good card to keep around. I wouldn't go as far as to say it's gonna be a neutral card, but they do tend to sound good. I had an Audigy 4, and I liked it, to a degree.
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I'm single, so no one is sleeping next to me lol. Budget isn't really an issue since I won't be purchasing anything right away. I'd just want to see my possible options.
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For the sub 100 usd range the definitive choices seem to be between the rx900 or the ad700s.
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post #8598 of 38372
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For the sub 100 usd range the definitive choices seem to be between the rx900 or the ad700s.
Their are plenty of good headphones under $50.

Sony
Koss
Maxel
Nady
JVC
Senhieser
Shure

They akll have Sub $50 range headphone that are close nough if not better in some areas then the RX700/900.
Edited by WTHbot - 9/9/10 at 7:38pm
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Their are plenty of good headphones under $50.

Sony
Koss
Maxel
Nady
JVC
Senhieser
Shure

They akll have Sub $50 range headphone that are close nough if not better in some areas then the RX700/900.
Im not doubting that, but given user experience and typical educated opinions the rx900 and ad700 headphones are widely viewed as the preferred headphones in the 100 usd and under price range.
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What if I was looking to spend more than $100?
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