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Okay guys, I have decided to replace my Creative Fatal1ty headset. I am sick to death of it...

I like to listen to electronic music that has really deep, heavy basses. I have been looking at the Audio-Technica ATH-A700's and I really like the look of them.

Do you think that these headphones will be good for the kind of music I will be listening to?

Thanks in advance.
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post #2 of 7
I dont listen to electronic music but do have a pair of ATH-A700's and really like them. The bass isnt really heavy but accurate.
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post #3 of 7
If you're into "deep, heavy bass.." then no. The A700s won't provide the bump you're looking for. They're great for gaming, but not for bassy music.

If you're looking for headphones in the price range of the A700s and that deliver bass, look no further than the Audio Technica M50s. If you increase your budget I can provide better headphones, but those are the ones you want for bass. They're not great for gaming and at this price range you really can't have the best of both worlds.

Could also try to find Alienware Ozma 5's which are re-badged Ultrasone 550s.
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Hmmm... Thanks for the feedback guys. The M50's look real nice, but then again, I would also like some headphones that are good for gaming.

Also, could any of you tell me if the A700's provide a deeper bass than the Fatla1ty?
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post #5 of 7
Never heard the Fatal1ty's so I cant say. Like I said, I heard that the A-700's are weak on the bass, but if you've ever heard "Hot For Teacher" by Van Halen, the begining of tat song will rattle my head with them. I also use just one or two notches up on the bass end of my EQ in onar panel.
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post #6 of 7
I would add these to your OP so maybe more people could help you:
-a budget range
-how much you game vs. how much you listen to music
-what games you play (for example, FPS players like having positional audio)
-whether or not you plan to add a sound card to your system (which helps everything sound better)

Check out Rallymaster's review of the Ultrasone 550 here. I just bought the same Ultrasone and I would say it perfectly fits your genre of music.
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post #7 of 7
Yep, can't do anything without a budget and how ya going to use the headphone.
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