Sub-$200 closed on-ear cans ranked (subjectively), without EQ, using a Fiio E18 hooked up to my work PC. I scored 1-100 (60% SQ, 30% comfort/ergonomics, 10% aesthetics):
1. Martin Logan Mikros 90 (modded) - 78
2. Beyer DT1350 & B&O H2 (tied) - 74
4. Beats Solo 2 - 69
That's unfair, because I've tinkered with my Mikros 90s a lot, but they do sound really, really good now. The Beats suffered here due to their excessive bass quantity, while it's good bass there's just...