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Good? Bad? Mediocre? I'm not an audiophile (lol I don't even have a dedicated sound card), just looking for a way to spend my $25 dell coupon before it expires. Would these be a good buy at ~$50?

Edit: for reference, I'd use them mostly for music, and a bit for gaming/multimedia.
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Not sure on the TactX but you know Dell carries a LOT of stuff people dont realize right?

for instance heres the Razer Carcharias

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...ynote_irrank=0

I own a set and they're quite good, Shocked me with how well they do music actually (I'm a pretty picky headphone guy) and they're VERY comfortable
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music taste?

what's your budget including the coupon?
I wouldn't buy neither the Razer or Alienware.
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Depends on what you want really.

(Pulled from the Dell.com store)

Sony MDRV6
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...ynote_irrank=0

Can`t go wrong with these for music, these rugged headphones have served many a music lover and professional well since the 90`s. Thats about street price aswell. Coiled cord.

Sony MDR-XB500

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...ynote_irrank=0

If your a bass lover, this or either of the other 2 variations on this are probably for you.

That`s all the quality I could find on the Dell.com website.
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read somewhere that its a rebranded 5hv2. lol.so you should ask how the 5hv2 is
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Ahh that's for the suggestions, I hadn't even seen those. I'm definitely a bass lover. Most of the music I listen to is hip-hop.

I'm not looking to spend a lot though. Definitely nothing over $100 (before the coupon). Seems kinda pointless to spend a bunch on a sound system without even having a soundcard.

I'm actually using the Sony XB500 right now ... though mine has gotten a little worn out.
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Ahh that's for the suggestions, I hadn't even seen those. I'm definitely a bass lover. Most of the music I listen to is hip-hop.

I'm not looking to spend a lot though. Definitely nothing over $100 (before the coupon). Seems kinda pointless to spend a bunch on a sound system without even having a soundcard.

I'm actually using the Sony XB500 right now ... though mine has gotten a little worn out.
Regardless of on board sound; a decent set of cans will sound good.

Good luck getting rid of that Dell card!
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