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For pc gaming and music on pc, while working surfing web etc.
I will be getting SB X-FI TITANIUM(bulk) the simplest version and it's half the price of Creative SB X-Fi Titanium HD , and i will need some new headphones which have some high quality and are preferably closed type.

I been looking at Denon AH-D1100 http://usa.denon.com/us/product/page...6-ae7aec2db243 Does anyone have and could give some ideas about them?
How about HD 595; HD 555 how is the noise leakage and how badly you need and amp to make them truly sound?

Listening to D&B, Techno, Metal, Industrial metal, Dubstep.


I have no access to Audio-Technica ATH-A700 so it's out of question
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Hey there. If you're absolutely deadset on closed phones, I'd say give give the Beyerdynamic dt770s a try. (or 880s, or 990s, although the 770s are probably your best bet). They have a terrific track record of being quality, reliable phones for both music and gaming (in fact, they are pretty amazing for gaming). I own a pair myself, and are probably my favorite "all-around" type of headphones. There are different versions of all these cans, with different impedances, so make sure you have the equipment to drive some of the higher-impedance phones.

Here are links to each (remember, each has different versions):




hope that helps!
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I love my Razer Megalodons. Does everything I need & more.
     
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the best bet is Logitech Wireless Gaming Headset,now hot

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Ignore the two above me recommendations. Don't get Logitech or Razer crap. Anyway, budget, music taste?
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Lol, why that's not rude at all.

I put forth: audio tech A500.

Both 595 and 555 are very comfortable.
    
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are very solid headphones also there is the are open but the new version of the 595's which are incredible.
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Yes you could think about the HD 595s. They have a nice mid-way impedance at around 50Ω. Unfortunately for any good pair of headphones you will need an amp/sound card to drive it otherwise youre missing out on 95% of the sound.

I dont think your search should go beyond either the Senns or the Beyerdynamics which Itsme9003 recommended.

However, you will find that the HD 595 does indeed leak some sound but this is to the benefit of what you're hearing as the sound staging is very important.


If you plan on using these headphones on your ipod, i woud recommend going for a cheaper pair, you would be wasting money as ipods dont have enough juice for such pairs.

Note: never go for companies such as logitech/Razer/any USB headset. They're trash.
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ATH-M50's are very solid headphones also there is the Sennheiser HD 598's are open but the new version of the 595's which are incredible.
+1 for the Audio-Technica ATH-M50/M50s (the difference is just a coiled or straight cable. The s model is the straight cable model).
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Budget is up to 200$ usd~ and it would be only for pc. And i want quality thats why i don't buy razer, steelseries ones
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