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I like my music with a good amount of bass, but not over the top.

I've got an Xtreme Gamer coming back from RMA, and I'm needing headphones.

$100 plus shipping or less. Right now I'm thinking JVC HARX900.
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Plantronics GameCom 777 Suround Sound Gaming Headset USB
This open-eared headset with 5.1 Dolby Headphone technology gives you an unparalleled audio advantage that lets you hear your opponents before you see them. Connect with the Dolby? USB sound card for a true 5.1 experience. But if needed, an analog connection is also provided.
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I would say the HD 555s, and then if you want, mod them to be 595s (I'm a 555 owner, and did this mod, it makes the bass a lot punchier, and the highs a bit clearer ).
    
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post #5 of 14
Klipsch S4i.
Earbuds, $70. GREAT sound. GREAT Bass for the price.
Edited by iGustopher - 1/25/11 at 1:41pm
    
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post #6 of 14
do you intend to game with these headphones?
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Second that. A friend in my Arts and Crafts class has these coupled with his ZuneHD. Absolutely AMAZING sound quality.
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post #8 of 14
I LOVE MY Sony MDR-XB500s. I have always compared them to Dre Beats Studio, and all my friends agree they are much better. It takes low power to get the full audio quality out of them, so they work great for portables too. No amps needed for these babies

Edit : This might not make a difference to most people, but these headphones are marketted for base enhancement and they sure as heck get the job done.
Edited by TechRex - 1/25/11 at 4:29pm
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post #9 of 14

I second the HD555's.


Also if you get a pair of 555's you should watch this video that shows you how to mod them to 595's:
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post #10 of 14
under $100?
strictly for music, that would be the grado sr-60i

some others to look at.. ath ad700, m-50s, and sen 595s
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