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Beats by Dr. Dre Solo What do you think about them? How is the sound quality? How is bass?

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post #2 of 87
www.head-fi.org

Go there and do some research before wasting your money.
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You can get 100x better for the money.
post #4 of 87
nooooo
post #5 of 87
Basically,

...

no.
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post #6 of 87
For $20 - 40, maybe, but no. You want pure bass, get the Sony XB500 or 700 series headphones.
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post #7 of 87
If you feel like bending over.....

Take your money and get yourself a pair of Sennhieser, Audio Technica, etc. headphones. As others have suggested, head-fi.org is a wonderful place for finding good headphones. Also, stay away from Bose. You know what it stands for? Buy Other Sound Equipment.

Edit: I saw the price and just about fell off my chair laughing.
post #8 of 87
its better than my 20$ headset, boom boom bomm
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post #9 of 87
There's a lot of exaggeration in this thread.

Exaggeration on how bad the Beats are is the first.

Exaggeration on the price to performance by the Beats is the second.
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post #10 of 87
No, I find the whole Beats range very overrated and heavily outdone by my HD555's
Even my ROCCAT Kave's do better

I have used them extensively and the studios for about a week. And they about match my HD555's in rap/house/dubstep but for everything else my HD555's blow them away, especially in the sound stage and the clarity of mid-range and bass.
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