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Poll Results: Which of these is the best choice (look at conditions in op)?

 
  • 47% (9)
    Audio Technica ATH-AD700
  • 0% (0)
    Sony MDR-XB700
  • 21% (4)
    JVC HA-RX900
  • 0% (0)
    Samson SR-850
  • 15% (3)
    Sennheiser HD555
  • 15% (3)
    Superlux 668B
19 Total Votes  
post #1 of 19
Thread Starter 
Just pick which pair of headphones you think best match the conditions below...
  • At least somewhat aesthetically pleasing
  • Excellent sound quality (will make good use of an Asus Xonar Essence STX)
  • Comfortable (you can wear them for hours)
  • Noise Cancelation (can't hear this damn kid bouncing a golf ball in the apartment above me)
  • Good for Valve Online FPS + Starcraft 2
  • 3D effects
  • Good for Alternative Rock + Rock (Mainly just the Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • Good bang for the buck
post #2 of 19
Other than the noise canceling I would definitely go with the AD700s.
    
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post #3 of 19
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Originally Posted by Secretninja View Post
Other than the noise canceling I would definitely go with the AD700s.
then vote for it
post #4 of 19
Heh, didn't want to throw off your poll with anything other than a full recommendation. I prefer open headphones to closed generally. I love my akg 702s, but they are twice the price and probably not worth it in retrospect. I should have just gotten the audio technicas.
    
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post #5 of 19
ATH-A700. Great sound for the money, comfy, and closed design so it'll block more outside noise than the AD700.
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post #6 of 19
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
ATH-A700. Great sound for the money, comfy, and closed design so it'll block more outside noise than the AD700.
cool thnks
post #7 of 19
hvnt heard all of those headphones,but as an owner of ad700 and hd668b i prefer hd668b
post #8 of 19
All depends on your budget. Out of the choices to suit the needs the best (not so much best SQ out of them) the RX900.
post #9 of 19
Out of those ATH-AD700 hands down!
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post #10 of 19
the ad700 is open which means you'll hear the kid above you. when i was getting mine my options were the a700 and m50s i went with the m50s.
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