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I've recently upgraded some components and moved from an analog 5.1 Creative setup to a receiver (using Toslink) with 5.1 and better speakers and I picked up an ASUS Xonar DG (I like it but may go with a DX or D1 soon too..).

I had been gaming on DSP-500's for almost 9 years and really enjoyed them but once I switched up the other stuff I got a pair of Pioneer SE-M290's on sale at Newegg. They're pretty good for only $14.99!

Anyways, I'm thinking of picking up some nicer cans just to see the difference and enjoy my new stuff even more. So are the Sony's in the title any good?

I'm not looking to spend more than $50... recommendations are welcome if the Sony's aren't all that great!
    
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Hrm... -.-


Seems no one either uses them or has any say..
    
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50 dollars you can get a much better set of headphones. The MDR-XD200 is what I use when I'm gaming when at home, but I have to say they have 0 wow factor for me. I bought mine from the Source for 31.00 (I believe) + taxes and at that price, they are mediocre at best.
Keep looking, there are better options out there I am sure.
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I'm thinking of the JVC HA-RX700/900's - I see nothing but great reviews/opinions of them.
    
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