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This has been bugging me for a few weeks. I never should of read this thread:
http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/...f-gaming-sound
Its convinced me that I will hear better in-game with a DT880 and Xonar STX.

I currently have the Auzentech Prelude and the AD700. I can easily manage to sell the prelude for the money ill cost for the stx. And an extra $100 + money i get from selling the ad700 for a set a cans is what is worrying me.

Im not planning to amp anything because I attend BYOC lan frequently so need headphones which do not require amplification.

So is it worth it for me gaming-wise to upgrade?
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It'll be an upgrade but however the AD700 are better value than the DT880. the Prelude -> ST / STX is worthwhile though.
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Gaming wise you'll find the X-Fi does better.
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