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post #1 of 24
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hi, I just recently purchased an asus xonar d2x soundcard off of the forums here, and I started thinking maybe its time for a good pair of headphones to go with them.

anyone know of any High fidelity headsets that won't cost me an arm and a leg?

I have a pair of westone 1 trufit earbuds, which are great for jogging etc, but I think I want something with a bigger soundstage for sitting at the pc
only requirements are:
have to be comfortable for listening for long periods
hopefully stay under $100


Thanks in advance for looking!
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post #2 of 24
NMI: 1) Music tastes. 2)How much do you likes bass 3) What are you planning to do with the headphones? Music/Gaming Ratio 4)Is 100 your absolute max? If not what is.
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I like most all music, but latley I've been straying towards classic trance and rock

bass is definitally a plus, but I don't want it to overpower the highs and completley out of the picture.

I will be using these for noth music listening and gaming, but music listening is a much higher priority

$150 is my absolute max

thanks for the quick reply!
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Audio Technica ATH-AD700s...
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Audio Technica ATH-M50
Shure SRH750DJ
Denon D1100

The 3 at the top of my head right now.
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post #6 of 24
How about samson sr850 or superlux 668b? bot under $60
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If you want bass click here. I know I am going to get yelled at for posting skullcandy but I can't tell the difference between these and "high end" headphones.
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post #8 of 24
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by GIPrice View Post
If you want bass click here. I know I am going to get yelled at for posting skullcandy but I can't tell the difference between these and "high end" headphones.
One of my friends has a set of those, they do have a lot of bass, and are definitally decent for a pair of skull candys, but im looking for something with a little more range

thanks for the reply!
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post #9 of 24
If you can find a deal on Denon hd 2000, you'll fall in love. They do not fatigue my ears at all and have the same drivers as their top end models. I picked mine up for about 150 a while ago. Just spend the money IMO, they'll last forever and life is too short to listen to ****ty sound!
post #10 of 24
You can turn down the bass, that is what the scroll wheel does.
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