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hello i have recently been looking for a pair of head phones. I read a something about headphones here on the OCN, and i am thinking about buying Sennheiser HD201 or Sennheiser HD212 as of the moment. I am just wondering if there is something better or which one i should actually buy. thanks also i would like to purchase this using amazon. also i just want headphones with out the mic i forgot to mention that.
Edited by Olives - 3/21/11 at 9:16pm
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The Soundblaster Tactic 3D Alphas are out for exactly 50 bucks at the egg. I use these, people say my voice is quite clear when I speak to them, and the sound quality is superb.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-092-_-Product
    
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JVC HARX700 are a favorite in the lower budget range. They're $60 on Amazon, but I'm sure you can find them cheaper somewhere else.
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Originally Posted by HarbingerOfLive View Post
The Soundblaster Tactic 3D Alphas are out for exactly 50 bucks at the egg. I use these, people say my voice is quite clear when I speak to them, and the sound quality is superb.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-092-_-Product
oh cool, but i think i might just want a headphone with out a mic
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JVC HARX700 are a favorite in the lower budget range. They're $60 on Amazon, but I'm sure you can find them cheaper somewhere else.
are they good for music and gaming?
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Better for music, still good for gaming. Don't expect miracle on 31st street from these headphones, they're only 35 dollars but if you mod them then you will be very happy with them.
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post #7 of 18
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Better for music, still good for gaming. Don't expect miracle on 31st street from these headphones, they're only 35 dollars but if you mod them then you will be very happy with them.
you are talking about the JVC HARX700 right? also how would you mod headphones?
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Yes, those. They're currently like 60 on amazon. Shop around, you should be able to find them for 35 dollars.

Here's how to mod them: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/...-ha-rx700-mods
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post #9 of 18
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Yes, those. They're currently like 60 on amazon. Shop around, you should be able to find them for 35 dollars.

Here's how to mod them: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/...-ha-rx700-mods
Oh okay thanks, yeah i been researching a bit and i am trying to find used ones for like $30
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Oh okay thanks, yeah i been researching a bit and i am trying to find used ones for like $30
Hit up headfi and see if someone's got them used. Or check out the OCN For Sale section here.
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