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Has anyone had any experience of these headphones, or Beyerdynamic in general? The look like a quality brand but I have had no previous experience of them, having previously used Koss, JVC and Sennheiser over the last 20 years.

I intend to use them for gaming as well as music. Music-wise, it's mostly hip-hop & R 'n' B, with some chilled Ibiza, E.S. Posthumous and Clint Mansell thrown in.

Many thanks for your opinions. smile.gif
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Beyerdynamic is a great brand. Their T1's, one of the most expensive sets of audiophile headphones, are garnered as some of the best.

A question for you though. How much are you wanting to spend?
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To be brutally honest, I'm not an audiophile of any kind, so spending oodles on a pair of cans is a waste. I'd say less than £100. smile.gif
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What soundcard do you have, if any?
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It's whatever is built into the H55 chipset. smile.gif
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post #6 of 11
Personally, I would pick up a sound care along with your Headphones. Remember, the sound is only as good as its source.

Reading up on the 910's they look like a good fit for you. Beyerdynamic has always offered a decent bass headphone that still provides some balance.
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Many thanks for that, I think I'll go order a pair. smile.gif What sound card would you recommend?
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Again, in that department, how much would you like to spend? For a budget, I would get the Xonar DX.
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Well actually, I was thinking of using an PCI-based SoundBlaster Live! I have lying around, but I'll have to free up a slot before I add a sound card. Also, what kind of Ohm rating should I be looking at for the headphones? What is a PC sound card capable of driving?
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post #10 of 11
I have a set of 770 80ohm cans, and a PC can drive them decently. I haven't heard the dtx910's before but by the specs they're 32ohm and a quick google seems to say they're easy enough cans to drive.
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