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see to me they arent "that" purple enough to be hating on them for the color ill take the sound over the color anyday

coke zero much?
I was gonna' build a tower of Coke Zero, but then I got PEPSI THROWBACK, BABY!
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post #32 of 48
lol least its coke zero and none of that other gross coke stuff but anyway back on topic i think if you can mind the purple since you look at your ears while your gaming i would go with the AD700 with card and mic i hate it in bfbc Vietnam when the bugs fly by and almost swat the air next to my head
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post #33 of 48
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its just that ad700's purple isnt very masculine.......
My list:
Razer Carcharias
Sennheiser 518, 558, 598, 600, 650, PC 360
AKG K701, K601, K272 HD, K242 HD, K172 HD, K142 HD
Audio Techinica AD700, AD900, A700, A900
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post #34 of 48
Your list is off the wall. All of these headphones are in way different price categories. Way different sound categories and I'm not sure you either know what you want or have a true price range.

You need to settle down on what you can afford for a sound card and what you can afford for headphones and what you want to listen to and what you will truly be doing with them.

The 600 and 650s are over $350 and require an amp.

The AKG 701s require an amp and are $275 dollars.

Razer Cartrashias are in a completely different league from these headphones.

AD700s are ultra bass light and for gaming and classical.

I mean, rip up that list and tell us what you want and how much money you have. We'll help you spend it all.
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post #35 of 48
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Ok, Like I said, 300 is the max, absolutely no amps.

I listen to mainly: Electronic, classical, Rock(Soft/Classic) and Jazz/Blues.

Revised list:
Senn: 558, 598, PC-360
Audio Technica: AD700, AD900

Please stick to Open Backed because of Sound Stage.

OCN seems more helpful than Head-Fi
Edited by somebodysb2 - 3/7/11 at 5:59am
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and again are IEM's good for gaming? Those Ultimate Ears are very appealing.
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and do the Beyers on my list need amps?
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All the Beyers except DT770 are gone instantly. Their price range is 350+ and require amping like I said earlier.

AD900+Xonar DX is the best for your needs.

Of course you live in Hong Kong where everything seems to be cheap as dirt. Maybe if you could give us a website where you buy things off we could help you further.
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post #39 of 48
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All the Beyers except DT770 are gone instantly. Their price range is 350+ and require amping like I said earlier.

AD900+Xonar DX is the best for your needs.

Of course you live in Hong Kong where everything seems to be cheap as dirt. Maybe if you could give us a website where you buy things off we could help you further.
No, I go to a Computer Mall. Theres a store where all the Audio goodies are.
How about AD900+STX? A slight worry is that I play on a Monitor and it has no audio controls so volume might be a problem. Do you know how the Zalman Mic works and connects? what audio controls are on the Zalman Mic?
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No, I go to a Computer Mall. Theres a store where all the Audio goodies are.
How about AD900+STX? A slight worry is that I play on a Monitor and it has no audio controls so volume might be a problem. Do you know how the Zalman Mic works and connects? what audio controls are on the Zalman Mic?
You gotta' watch the price man. You keep going over.

STX is 180 dollars. The AD900s are 220 or so. You're at 400 now.

No, the AD900s don't benefit from an amp really so you're fine with a DX.

Honestly, if you're going to an in store place, try testing the headphones out and see which sounds best to you.

Can't keep going back and forth with you. AD900s+DX is your best solution unless you try them out and find otherwise.
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