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It's my Birthday on 10th January ( one day after SB, so you can guess what I'm getting )

which of these earphones should i get?


or

Sony MDRXB700 Giant Extra Bass Headphones with Extra Large 50mm Driver Unit

is it worth paying an extra £20 for bigger Driver unit? i don't even know what that is

also if you know of better ones than this please post them
i will uses them for listening to drum n bass and dubstep 90% of the time so it need deep bass and clean snares! and 10% gaming

Cheers for the help

Ollie
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get speakers?
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get speakers?
i would, but I'm still in high school and living with my parents

Need Headphones

does anyone know the difference between driver size?
    
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i would, but I'm still in high school and living with my parents

Need Headphones

does anyone know the difference between driver size?
Well when i did i purposely hooked up a couple of 15" subs and well.. Broke stuff
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Get the XB700 if you can afford it.
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Get the XB700 if you can afford it.
how much better are they over the 40mm drivers?
    
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how much better are they over the 40mm drivers?
better for the genres, harder to drive. e.g. the XB500 will sound better straight out of an iPod for example. Also consider the cheaper (and sounds better overall) JVC RX700. Sony XB series is pure bass in your face and nothing much else. the JVC RX series is still bass oriented but is more balanced sounding.
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