Head-Fi.org › Forums › Equipment Forums › Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear Monitors › FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Nuforce NE-700X earphones / IEM (non-mic version) - post your thoughts here
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Nuforce NE-700X earphones / IEM (non-mic version) - post your thoughts here - Page 15

post #211 of 235
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dany91 View Post

Hi, I have had for some time of NuForce NE6 and are very satisfied, these days I'm trying the Creative EP 630 and I think very similar to the NuForce although as I look better clarity the NuForce.
Anyway now I need to buy some excellent headphones and I was thinking these NuForce 700x, only that some consider the Creative EP 630 as the best value for money and are a little confused ... Costing as much as possible that the Creative sound better? I listen to all types of Muisca, very uplifting / orchestral trance, dance, Vangelis soundtracks, pop ...

I wish I could help but I haven't heard the creative IEM. The NE-700 and 770 are a nice upgrade to the NE-6. Check out my more recent review from this January on them.
post #212 of 235

I haven't heard the nuForce, but I spent quite a bit of time with the EP-630.  The EP-630 sound OK - until you hear something else...  Seriously, I find the EP-630 dark & muddy compared to the better (and more expensive) IEMs I have heard, and that includes the fairly warm Westone UM1.  If you like ANY sizzle in the high-end or a tight mid-to-low end, then forget the Creative EP-630.

post #213 of 235
Quote:
Originally Posted by HeadphoneAddict View Post


I wish I could help but I haven't heard the creative IEM. The NE-700 and 770 are a nice upgrade to the NE-6. Check out my more recent review from this January on them.

 

Quote:
Originally Posted by billybob_jcv View Post

I haven't heard the nuForce, but I spent quite a bit of time with the EP-630.  The EP-630 sound OK - until you hear something else...  Seriously, I find the EP-630 dark & muddy compared to the better (and more expensive) IEMs I have heard, and that includes the fairly warm Westone UM1.  If you like ANY sizzle in the high-end or a tight mid-to-low end, then forget the Creative EP-630.

For now I tried the Sennheiser CX300II (likely fake), I-6 and NuForce Creative EP-630 ...
Known that the high sound best in Creative, I'm trying these days and I think they sound better than the NE-6, the mids are more or less the same, and I know that bass are slightly more convincing in the NE-6 .. . The sound is very crisp and wonderful ... Then clearly depends with what one gets used to listen. Anyway, thanks for the answers but I'd respond that those who used both headphones

post #214 of 235

I owned the EP-630 for about a year until I drowned (literally) one channel, and the NE-700x for about 2 weeks before I gave them as a present to my girlfriend. My memory on the Creatives isn't the best, but I'll do my best.

The NuForces are better in most aspects. I remember the Creatives didn't extend a lot into the highs, the NuForce aren't exactly my choice in stellar highs, but they are better (it's not so much that they don't extend a lot, but more that the highs aren't so upfront, it's a matter of quantity and not extension). Also the NE-700x have decent detail in the mids and highs while the Creatives were fuzzier. Finally, I should mention that in looks, the NuForce's Aqua aluminum shell puts the Creative's white plastic weeping in a corner. I'd say it's a good upgrade.


Edited by LizardKing1 - 7/3/12 at 6:27pm
post #215 of 235
Quote:
Originally Posted by LizardKing1 View Post

I owned the EP-630 for about a year until I drowned (literally) one channel, and the NE-700x for about 2 weeks before I gave them as a present to my girlfriend. My memory on the Creatives isn't the best, but I'll do my best.

The NuForces are better in most aspects. I remember the Creatives didn't extend a lot into the highs, the NuForce aren't exactly my choice in stellar highs, but they are better (it's not so much that they don't extend a lot, but more that the highs aren't so upfront, it's a matter of quantity and not extension). Also the NE-700x have decent detail in the mids and highs while the Creatives were fuzzier. Finally, I should mention that in looks, the NuForce's Aqua aluminum shell puts the Creative's white plastic weeping in a corner. I'd say it's a good upgrade.

Thanks for your opinion ... it must be said that the difference in price is quite high ... Worth the price difference?

post #216 of 235
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dany91 View Post

Thanks for your opinion ... it must be said that the difference in price is quite high ... Worth the price difference?

 

He said, "It's a good upgrade".

 

If it wasn't worth the price difference that might make it a "bad upgrade".  tongue_smile.gif

post #217 of 235

Let me say this: the EP-630 is of course a better bang-for-buck than the NE-700x. That means the NE-700x cost about 4x what the EP-630 cost, but don't sound 4 times as better (whatever that means). That's just the law of diminishing returns at work. With that said, to me it's definitely worth the price difference.

post #218 of 235
Quote:
Originally Posted by LizardKing1 View Post

Let me say this: the EP-630 is of course a better bang-for-buck than the NE-700x. That means the NE-700x cost about 4x what the EP-630 cost, but don't sound 4 times as better (whatever that means). That's just the law of diminishing returns at work. With that said, to me it's definitely worth the price difference.

Thanks man, but one last question, I notice that for some notice an overabundance of bass in these NuForce qualcunod to discomfort and that ... Are really so many that I could not enjoy it the rest of the audio frequencies? I'm not a guy who likes a lot of low strategic abbondandti, but if they are good and which do not tire the ear, I could buy to.

 

I'm directing NuForce 700x on these because I was very pleased with the Ne-6 for their purity and clarity (and with good bass), then when I learned that the 700x is the evolution of I-6 I was too intrigued


Edited by Dany91 - 7/6/12 at 4:10pm
post #219 of 235

Well they do extend deep, sub-bass is boosted, which after an hour sometimes made me take them off. The bass is precise, but in some genres which already have boosted lows it might get too much. Another good recommendation which doesn't sound so bassy, but still maintains a fun signature is the Brainwavz M4. The mids can be a bit behind everything else though.

post #220 of 235

Can anyone comment on the durability of these?

Particularly people who are in positions to sweat a lot while using them? Ex: Gym usage.

 

post #221 of 235

I was going to reply to that, but I'm probably the least qualified (in that mine were destroyed by, of all things, my cat).

 

What I will say is that there's a message at nuforce.com: "*A new and improved model will be available in January, 2013."  which is exciting for me since I fell head over heels in love with 700X with a Sony Xperia P smartphone as my lone source.


Edited by MisterCats - 1/1/13 at 4:53pm
post #222 of 235

Sorry to double-post, but as of today, the "new and improved" NE-700M/X is available. Guess I'll be one of the first to test when I order this coming Monday.

post #223 of 235
Quote:
Originally Posted by HeadphoneAddict View Post


I wish I could help but I haven't heard the creative IEM. The NE-700 and 770 are a nice upgrade to the NE-6. Check out my more recent review from this January on them.

Maybe you can help me (I started a thread elsewhere but this is a direct question regarding Nu-Force). I love my NE-6s and want to upgrade to something that's warm in overall presentation, good bass but not overwhelming, and doesn't sacrifice the high ends. What I love about the NE-6 is that I feel like I could wear them all day - they are comfortable and nice and easy on the ears, but still with plenty of "oomph" and a nice controlled sound and musical presentation. 

 

My question is, if I want to stick with Nu-Force, which of the two - the 700 or 770 - would basically be the best upgrade from the NE-6, where my goal is to essentially replicate the NE-6 sound but upgrade it all around? How does the 600 fit in? 

 

That's what I'm basically looking for - the ne-6 sound and feel, upgraded all around but not radically different.

 

Thanks, I appreciate your time.

 

MrMonte

post #224 of 235

Has anyone heard the new/improved version? I've got a pair of the NE-7M's that are still going strong, just wondering if it would be worth an upgrade.

post #225 of 235
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sheldon N View Post

Has anyone heard the new/improved version?


I too am eagerly awaiting user comments about the new improved NE-700X/M.

I'm also wondering how you can tell whether a retailer is selling the new version or the old version.

New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
Head-Fi.org › Forums › Equipment Forums › Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear Monitors › FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Nuforce NE-700X earphones / IEM (non-mic version) - post your thoughts here