Splurged on these, figuring I could return them if I wasn't absolutely impressed. So far these seem like a keeper. Compared to the SM3:
1. Mids aren't as thick, but are still on the warm side.
2. Bass hits harder, to my pleasant surprise. Listening to some DMZ (my sub-bass test) and these can go deep
3. Treble not as laid back, but still smooth. Sibilance not a problem at all.
I tend to be wary of reviews that only say gushing things about a product, so I...