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Honestly never used a pair of open back, I use my NE-7M earbuds for when I listen to music while at school, only use my G35 for gaming.
Like with my 280s, I tote my headphones with me everywhere, yet I don't wear them while walking to not get them exposed to the elements. I have earbuds for that.

For those that care, I have been without studio monitor quality headphones for 4 weeks......
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Like with my 280s, I tote my headphones with me everywhere, yet I don't wear them while walking to not get them exposed to the elements. I have earbuds for that.

For those that care, I have been without studio monitor quality headphones for 4 weeks......
I know how it feels my G35s broke so I had to RMA them and I had a 3 week RMA time so I was stuck with my old Microsoft LX3000 stero headset. Worst sound quality ever, you can never tell when someone is around you in FPS's it just sucks for gaming.

It was brutal.
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I know how it feels my G35s broke so I had to RMA them and I had a 3 week RMA time so I was stuck with my old Microsoft LX3000 stero headset.

It was brutal.
For me, The top headband of the 280s snapped in half 4 weeks ago. I had them for 2.5 years..... out of warranty. I bought a new band for $46 from sennheiser and they just came today. It took 4 weeks. And I screwed up the soldering on the right speaker wiring the new band assembly in place. I figured I'll cut my loss and get a new set considering the new speaker I buy will probably be $50 knowing sennheiser and it won't be burned the same as the left speaker.
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post #24 of 25
For $150 I would go with DT770 pro 80ohm. I've owned 80 250 and 600ohm versions and I run a 250 off a small tube amp on my desktop with very good results sourced from just my xonar dx.

Nothing fancy and just great full sound with strong full low base from closed design that isn't just boomy and very flat response all around for all models. my dt770 250ohm on the amp bumps like I have a mini sub if i turn it up. 80 ohm version is gonna suit your need great imo for variety of uses without the need of the amp. I listen to similar type of music as you do and also am an avid player of BC2 and I have no complaints.

I also own AD-700 and I tend to prefer the DT770 even for gaming because I like to feel the shells that drop near me and building coming down rather than hear it. Highly recommended
    
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post #25 of 25
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For $150 I would go with DT770 pro 80ohm. I've owned 80 250 and 600ohm versions and I run a 250 off a small tube amp on my desktop with very good results sourced from just my xonar dx.

Nothing fancy and just great full sound with strong full low base from closed design that isn't just boomy and very flat response all around for all models. my dt770 250ohm on the amp bumps like I have a mini sub if i turn it up. 80 ohm version is gonna suit your need great imo for variety of uses without the need of the amp. I listen to similar type of music as you do and also am an avid player of BC2 and I have no complaints.

I also own AD-700 and I tend to prefer the DT770 even for gaming because I like to feel the shells that drop near me and building coming down rather than hear it. Highly recommended
The lowest I'm finding the DT770 pro is for around $200 on Amazon; do you have another seller location?
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