Also, It's not the same exact thing as the 5.8. It's using KLEER technology, instead of whatever the 5.8 used. Sad, considering the 5.8's wireless tech was damn good.
Edited by Mad Lust Envy - 7/25/12 at 6:28pm
That's like when I found out Ultrasone made an Alienware headset :P
It was a little of a satyrical remark, but nothing to be taken irritably. Just a little funny that our definitions differ so much. For what it's worth, even an apple earbud can probably extend down to 20hz, but maybe at like -40db. A bookshelf speaker rated at 50hz on a +/- 3db basis could probably do the same as well, but again, at a very low volume. I like my bass extension with the same relative linearity. There's a difference between strong bass and extension in my book as well, like a Grado, known for its punchy and strong mid-bass but has a large sub-bass rolloff. A also happen to think the AD700s have a pretty acceptable mid-bass as well, it's very tight and controlled, present, but not very visceral.
Anyways, semantics aside. I hope the HE-400 has at least one or two points higher somewhere than the HE-4! 7 for competitive and 8 for fun is what the HE-4 got, but I remember a good part of that 7 was based off just how hard it was to get sufficient volume out of the HE-4 with the mixamp.
How's the volume for you out of the mixamp? The jump to 8.5, =O What's making them perform so well in gaming? I havn't tired them exclusively for gaming yet since I sold my mixamp a while back to a friend.