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I am in the market for a pair of quality headphones. I have a few specs that i need to be met:

1. No more than $150 (new or used)
2. Good sound for classical, rock, rap and indie music (in that order of importance)
3. good for gaming (connected to my surround sound system for late night console gaming) via a 3.5mm to 1.25" plug
4. I want them to be able to be silent to someone near me, even if I have it at high volume. The point of these is to minimize my noise late at night, so having the wife hear what i am playing will defeat the purpose.
5. Does not require an amp to be used on portable devices.

What do you all recommend?
Edited by Mmansueto - 3/16/11 at 4:34pm
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so you're looking for closed back
Audio-Technica ATH-M50S


Audio Technica ATH-A700

Edited by spice003 - 3/16/11 at 4:45pm
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