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I'm looking for some gaming headphones with great soundstage. I don't care about the bass as long as I can pinpoint my surroundings as accurately as possible.

What are the best choices when it comes to low budget, mid and high respectively?
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Sennheiser HD 201's have nice soundstage.
     
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Sennheiser HD 201's have nice soundstage.
I'm actually using the HD201 right now but I plan on giving it to my little brother.
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Great sound stage? Don't care about bass? You, my friend, are talking about the ATH-AD700s.


Edited by cuad - 2/12/11 at 10:03pm
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post #5 of 12
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Great sound stage? Don't care about bass? You, my friend, are talking about the ATH-AD700s.

Amazon.com: Audio Technica ATH-AD700 Open-air Dynamic Audiophile Headphones: Electronics
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Great sound stage? Don't care about bass? You, my friend, are talking about the ATH-AD700s.

Amazon.com: Audio Technica ATH-AD700 Open-air Dynamic Audiophile Headphones: Electronics
The bass if acceptable, just not if you're a heavy Rap/Hip-hop guy.
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post #7 of 12
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Great sound stage? Don't care about bass? You, my friend, are talking about the ATH-AD700s.

Amazon.com: Audio Technica ATH-AD700 Open-air Dynamic Audiophile Headphones: Electronics
That's the ticket..most comfortable headphones on the market as well.
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post #8 of 12
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If I can cough up $100+, I'll get the AD700 but what about midrange? Around 50-70ish?
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I checked out that link and saw this picture and lol'ed so hard.
     
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post #10 of 12
AD700 bass is pretty damn weak. To me it was weak to a point where the sounds in the game didn't sound realistic enough. I own it and used it for gaming for a bit, but it's really lackluster in providing immersion playing fps with weak bass for tinny and unrealistic sounding explosions. I put it aside for my DT770 pro closed cans and I'm not looking back. Very slightly lacks in positioning compared to AD700, but overall much better experience.
    
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