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So.. Best headphones for soundwhoring? I'm talking particularly MW2, would love to have that sound advantage. I was thinking about getting the JVC Rx-700 due to price/performance and their reputation on OCN.. Would love to hear your suggestions.
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Just the term soundwhoring makes me think of Sennheiser HD 598. What's your budget though? Possible range is huge.

After much debate I went cheap with the HA-RX700 and am very happy with them. No doubt not the best but a whole lot better then what I had and I'm pretty sure better than anything else near the same price. For just gaming you might be happier with an open can and it's bigger sound stage like the HD 555 for a little bit more.
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post #3 of 17
What's your budget? Open cans would be best.
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post #4 of 17
For $90, you can pickup a new pair of ATH-AD700's. They have great sound stage.
http://www.adorama.com/AUATHAD700.html
     
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AD700s+A sound card=hear footsteps from like 1/4 of the map away. It's pretty crazy. You know High Rise map in MW2? I can hear people running around the other side of the same building from the basement area. It's pretty crazy.

When you play people 1v1 and kill them everytime because of the advantage sound gives you, people swear you hack.
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post #6 of 17
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My budget is $100 or lower. I've heard about the AD700's, but the concept of open headphones is daunting.. I would prefer closed, but I mean if the sound stage is enormous, I guess I'll stick with the AD700's
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post #7 of 17
Yeah AD-700 if you can afford it!!!
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post #8 of 17
I know, corsair makes everything, but really, these sounded great and i only got to use the demo version. http://www.corsair.com/audio/gaming-...g-headset.html

Price for performance, these are up top of my list. They surprised me as I would also say the 555's or 700.
post #9 of 17
AD700. Best soundstage + best comfort for long gaming hours.
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..USB? Thanks, but no thanks haha
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