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You need to tell us what equipment will be driving and feeding these cans.   What sound signature do you seek?   Next you should follow this thread:   http://www.head-fi.org/t/692119/the-deals-discussion-thread-read-the-first-post/8610#post_11067720   There has already been some great "Black late November" action and deals.  Much of it was not announced in advance.
IEM's are very portable and don't require something on or over your head.  They isolate better and leak less.   IEM's have a smaller sound stage.  Many people find them to be uncomfortable.  Proper fit issues are fairly common.
The cups of that headphone must sit tightly (although not necessarily uncomfortably) on the sides of your head around each ear or the headphone loses bass.  Gaps in that seal can be a problem.
OK--it's all good for those in the market.
Nope--I think it was in the forum discussion on his site, but at this point I'm not sure.   Tyll tends to pass on reviews of cans he does not like.
They're still $350 at BuySonic: https://www.buysonic.com/products/sennheiser-hd-650/ The HD 600 is $275: https://www.buysonic.com/products/sennheiser-hd-600/ The HD 800 is $970: https://www.buysonic.com/products/sennheiser-hd-800/
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Tyll didn't like version 2.
I like them a great deal for entry level cans, but don't know if they'll work well for your second tier genres.  See:   http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/creative-aurvana-live-classic-reincarnate   Headphone comfort is a very individual thing.  Sizing and sensitivities are unique to each person.  We can point you to headphones that are generally considered to be comfortable and mention others that have garnered complaints for being uncomfortable.  However, the only...
On board audio is usually poor.  You will almost certainly limit what you get from your new system without a decent DAC or sound card.  You might also look at some FiiO units, although I don't know whether they are adequate for the planar.
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