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The 990 pro is very low end heavy. If you want more, then you're just a basshead. The x1 has less bass than the 990 pro.

Might wanna look into the 770 Pro 80. Though you're gonna sacrifice sound quality for more bass.

I'm not sure if I have a bad pair or something, but mine just don't seem to have much punch at all. The only way I can get a decent quantity of bass is with the bass boost on my SB Z turned all the way up. I also have them hooked up to a magni. Without the boost it's very underwhelming, particularly with music. I was actually kind of surprised by the lack of bass after reading your review and the posts in the thread.
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Does the X1 has good enough sub bass for movies and games?

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Thread Starter 
The X1 is oriented towards mid bass. If you want sub bass, open headphones are not the way to go. The bass the X1 has is plentiful for movies, but they are not Denons.
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I want to try those Denons - why'd you end up selling yours?

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Pleather/leather pads = heat
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I actually find the ethiopian sheepskin leather used in the Signature series quite cooler compared to the horrible pleather of all other headphones and in warmer days it's at least definitely "cleaner" or easier to clean than velour. I never use any velour in these warm evenings but honestly I am mostly playing over my speakers recently and avoid headphones during this heat (97 Fahrenheit).

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I find the AKG K702 quite ok @ these temps, they are not sweaty. I do not game with the Sones, prefer the AKG.

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Yesterday it was 30 degrees celcius, and I gamed like 2 hours straight with my K540's, and they didn't sweat or anything like that, just becamse a tiny bit hot, just a tiny bit. I must say however, if there are multiple enemies around me in MW2, and 2 of them are like upstairs and 2 of them to the sides, it's VERY hard to pinpoint were they're coming from. It only works when they're close to you. I'd give them a 4 for competitive gaming.

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This is not your cans fault. l have the same issue in Black Ops 2 too. Map Aftermath, when camping in a garage like building in the second floor, teammates that respawn on the first foor soun like they are right beside you. That is very annoying. I think it is a bug in the sound engine or in some map locations.
Edited by pietcux - 7/24/13 at 7:38am
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Yesterday it was 30 degrees celcius, and I gamed like 2 hours straight with my K540's, and they didn't sweat or anything like that

But 30 C isn't very hot at all...

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This is not your cans fault. l have the same issue in Black Ops 2 too. Map Aftermath, when camping in a garage like building in the second floor, teammates that respawn on the first foor soun like they are right beside you. That is very annoying. I think it is a bug in the sound engine or in some map locations.

I don't have BO 2, I'm talking about MW2.

 

daleb that's 86 Fahrenheit.

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Both games share the same engine. Not much did change since MW1. Even the next sequel COD GHOSTS will have the same engine, just maxed out as much as possible. And btw, I have all COD games since MW1. And this issue can be found in all sequels,but not on every map.
Edited by pietcux - 7/24/13 at 8:02am
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daleb that's 86 Fahrenheit.

Yes? 86 isn't hot at all...

Edit: I guess being accustomed to different temperatures would also change how the body reacts, not just how you feel? For me 86 is rather cold and pleasant.


Edited by daleb - 7/24/13 at 8:54am
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Come on, tell us what you got!
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At 86 deg I'm sweating and the X1's make me feel a lot hotter. I need to stay around 78 to feel comfortable.
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