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post #1 of 19
Thread Starter 
Hey guys,

So i'm relatively new to Hi-Fi audio, however I would like to look into a new pair of nicer headphones.

I'll start off saying that they will be all around headphones, for gaming and music, and everything in between. I would like to be able to wear them around, not just at home.

Also, note that at home they will be running off of my Auzentech X-Raider 7.1 card with included OPAMPS.

My budget is around $100.

Also, I know this seems like a strange request, but if they will be buyable in mexico, that would be a plus too.

Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 19
If I saw a dude walkin' around outside with ATH-AD700s, I'd be like "damn, that dude knows his ****!"
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Anyone else?
    
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Things are hard to find for 100 in Canada. Up your budget I would say.
    
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So what should my budget be?

Throw some suggestions at me, regardless of price.
    
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post #6 of 19
Not an audio expert here, but I think that your choice of headphones depends a lot on your music taste. What kind of genres of music do you listen to?
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post #7 of 19
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Anything good really, however I do listen to quite a bit of hip hop and dubstep, so I do like good base, but not overpowering.
    
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post #8 of 19
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Originally Posted by jbalsa2;12626490 
So what should my budget be?

Throw some suggestions at me, regardless of price.

Budget and quality sound do not belong in the same sentence. It's like asking for a 500hp car but only wanting to pay $20k.

If you're serious your budget should be anywhere from $500-$1000. If you wanna play you gotta pay.

If you don't have that kind of money then settle for everything else people are using.
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post #9 of 19
Thread Starter 
Please, don't be a condescending boner.

What I asked for was the nicest pair of headphones I could get in and around the hundred dollar mark that do well in both music and games and offer a bit of mobility.

I know of several sets that are quite high quality, that still don't even tough the $200 mark, and would still be considered proffessional level.

Would ath 700's, or 555's suit my needs well?


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post #10 of 19
Here's something that won't break the bank:

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/JVC-HARX900-High-Grade-Full-Size-Headphone/dp/B0013P3ZOE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1299401351&sr=8-1"]JVC HARX900[/ame]


[ame="http://www.amazon.com/JVC-HARX700-High-Grade-Full-Size-Headphone/dp/B0013OWPV4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1299401334&sr=8-1"]JVC HARX700[/ame]
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