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Thanks again for advice!
Still hesitating, but now i'm looking at different headphones then the ones I was looking at in the beginning...
These are the ones I'm looking at now:
Sennheiser HD201
SONY MDR-XB700

I don't think I'll get the steelseries Siberia simply because they are usb headphones, and those are usually best to avoid... + I can't use em with my ipod...
Edited by polm - 3/13/11 at 7:10pm
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If you're planning on spending a $100 on your headphones. I highly recommend that you look into the Corsair HS1 (and HS1A variant). I currently use one and its very good.
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sennheiser 555 or 595 if in ur price range? i love my 595s
    
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I have the SONY MDR-XB500 and all i can say is that as far as lightness, feel, qulity, durability they are very very good. I used them every day and they look like new. Cable is very strong and they sound amazing with any iPod. Its not only me. My friends when they come over love them and not just one all of them.
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post #35 of 46
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Originally Posted by polm View Post
Seriously? Because those headphones are only 20$...Maybe I could afford something even better.
Well, Ad700s and stuff are much better.

But yea, the HD201s sound the same as G35, razer stuff, any of that..

Gaming headsets are mostly just mid range drivers with USB.
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Originally Posted by Skaterboydale View Post
My vote is on some Grado sr60is or sr80is The 60s will set ya back 80 bucks

had to add to confuse you some more
small confined soundstage doesn't make it ideal for gaming, nor does the comfort (with default pads).
post #38 of 46
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Originally Posted by polm View Post
Thanks again for advice!
Still hesitating, but now i'm looking at different headphones then the ones I was looking at in the beginning...
These are the ones I'm looking at now:
Sennheiser HD201
SONY MDR-XB700

I don't think I'll get the steelseries Siberia simply because they are usb headphones, and those are usually best to avoid... + I can't use em with my ipod...
why not the Alienware Ozma 5 I showed you? the Alienware is an OEM'ed Ultrasone HFI-550
post #39 of 46
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Originally Posted by kona051 View Post
i got steelseries Siberia's V and they are awesome, full cover, mean bass which is good for me as i listening to drum and bass and electronic, trust me, i tried 595 and mine, not much difference and normal volume, just 595 and clear as at higher volumes, but then that just gets too loud for ur ears. The siberias IMO look dope as well, just my 2 cents worth
That's bullcrap, the siberias sound quality are trash, tinny and flat in comparison with HD595's. HD595 actually HAS mids and highs, unlike the siberia which is just a taiwanese manufactured mess of components.

I'd take 595's over a crappy Steelseries product any day. Infact, I'd take HD201's over any Steelseries headset period.
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Thanks for all the replies once again! I think I actually took a decision. I will buy the ones I tried at the airport (Able planet NC300B) since I already know how they sound and like them alot (especially since they have noise cancelling for under 100$...). Also, since I will be buying them from tigerdirect, I will have the possibility send them back if I don't like them after all, and then buy some other headphones...like the Xb700 or something like those.
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