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post #1 of 21
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I need a good pair of headphones that meet the following specifications...
  • Really comfortable (like you can wear them for hours)
  • Excellent sound quality (but that won't be bottlenecked by my Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio)
  • Will be compatible with X-Fi CMSS-3D
  • No microphone
  • Less than or equal to $100
  • Good for gaming (JC2, SC2, Source Games)
  • Good for Rock and Alternative Rock
  • Standard 3.5mm jack

TYVM for any help!!!!!
Edited by stinky - 4/9/11 at 11:12pm
post #2 of 21
Do you play competitively?
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post #3 of 21
are next level headphones for $13
post #4 of 21
JVC HA-RX900.. I have them and they're very comfortable and sound great.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by canoners View Post
Do you play competitively?
I used to play TF2 for like a fairly serious clan, but that went to hell... At the moment I am really into SC2, but then you know I like to pwn all the TF2 noob every now and then with some pro soli skills
post #6 of 21
I vote for the JVC HA-RX900.
     
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post #7 of 21
The JVC HA-RX700/900 seem like a good choice to you then.

Don't buy Audio Technica ATH-AD700 since they lack the bass punch, you can hear it, but you can't feel it. They don't really immerse you into the game.
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post #8 of 21
There is a sticky about this at the top, since we're just repeating the same thing over and over. HD555's or AD700's. 555's are super comfortable, you never notice them, and sound great with both foam and soundstage mods done.

If you play a competitive FPS like CSS, bass is a hindrance.
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post #9 of 21
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OK im going to start a poll... Damnit I needed to do it in the OP
Just what do you guys think?
Edited by stinky - 4/8/11 at 8:40am
post #10 of 21
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Oh yea! I also want decent noise-cancelling, so out of the following:

JVC HA-RX900
Sennheiser HD555
Audio Technica ATH-AD700

Which fits these specs best?
  • Really comfortable (like you can wear them for hours)
  • Excellent sound quality (but that won't be bottlenecked by my Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio)
  • Will be compatible with X-Fi CMSS-3D
  • No microphone
  • Less than or equal to $100
  • Good for gaming (JC2, SC2, Source Games)
  • Good for Rock and Alternative Rock
  • Standard 3.5in. jack
  • Noise-Cancelling
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