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If it gets me a really nice pair of headphones then yes. List your top 5 or so Headpones in the $400 range and Ill take a look at them
$150 can get you a pair of really nice headphones.
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post #72 of 139
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$150 can get you a pair of really nice headphones.
I agree, but if the man wants to spend $400, than let him. You know as well I as I do that there is a difference in the $150 range to the $400 range in terms of sound stage and neutrality in sound.
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I agree, but if the man wants to spend $400, than let him. You know as well I as I do that there is a difference in the $150 range to the $400 range in terms of sound stage and neutrality in sound.
lolol my brain is hurting. So many good headpones so many to choose.
    
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I agree, but if the man wants to spend $400, than let him. You know as well I as I do that there is a difference in the $150 range to the $400 range in terms of sound stage and neutrality in sound.
The higher up you move, the less of a difference you'll hear. It'll mostly be your mind trying to convince you that it's actually that much better because you shelled out a ton of money for it IMO. I think it's kind of like FLAC vs 320 kbps MP3. The higher bit-rate doesn't really mean you'll suddenly realize there's a vast difference in quality.

I like saving money. If shelling out $150 gets me 96% of the enjoyment I would have gotten from shelling out $400, then I'm much more willing to go for the $150 option.
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Is there anything around the same price of a ATH-A700 that is better. So basiclly the $150-$250 Range. I think the A700 are what I might get IDK, unless there is something way mad better for the same price or about the same price.
    
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post #76 of 139
Beyerdynamic DT770 32 Ohm version will be your best bet. They are going to offer more bass than the A700's will.
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Beyerdynamic DT770 32 Ohm version will be your best bet. They are going to offer more bass than the A700's will.
but like for games like Crysis, Crysis 2, COD Series, Battlefield Series, do I need all that bass?
    
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If he stretches his budget $10, he can get the 600ohm version.
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post #79 of 139
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but like for games like Crysis, Crysis 2, COD Series, Battlefield Series, do I need all that bass?
You won't need it but it does help immerse you int eh environment, i.e. explosions and effects. The bass of the A700's is extremely light, almost non-existent. I have them and wish that, when I made the initial purchase, I would have gone with the DT770's.
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You won't need it but it does help immerse you int eh environment, i.e. explosions and effects. The bass of the A700's is extremely light, almost non-existent. I have them and wish that, when I made the initial purchase, I would have gone with the DT770's.
How does the 880s and 990s differ and why not get a 600ohm version versus the 32ohm. The STX can handle 600ohms of impedance.
    
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