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Originally Posted by Fegefeuer View Post

They are pretty different and the TAC is supposedly 300 Dollars. 
The way the gaming brands are marked up on price, and since they're still selling other models "below" on the product line, I could believe this price and it'll be awhile before the price comes down.


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listen to youtube video comparing the three...to me there is no difference, maybe your ears hear different.

I seriously doubt that turtle beach would put a good dac or headphone chip in there....so if TAC costs 300 which I doubt, X7 will probably cost maybe more than 600 bucks...
How much of a difference is definitely up to opinion! You really have to get used to them to tell the difference, and even then people have different preferences.

Creative already confirmed a $399 MSRP.

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does your recon3d work with PS4 and Xbox one ? and if it does, is it required that you install a software for console gaming only ?
I plugged the Recon3D USB into the Playstation the same way as the diagram illustrates for PS3, it worked right out of the box. You can install drivers on a computer and adjust the sound preferences from there, but default is pretty good.

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And sorry about your wallet...

I am getting the feeling that the X7 will be a good buy for me. I originally planned on buying something less than $150USD but now... well... yeah... My question will be: Now that the price range is up to 300-400, what other products will it be competing against in that higher tier?
There aren't really any other surround encoders for headphones in the X7's range/class... unless you count home receivers, which have less building cost focus on headphone components and surround processing.
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How are razer kraken ? (the standard version without the mic)

They are recommended to me (among other headphones) in bass topic.

 

I am looking for comfortable and fun headphone. To have some fun and also get immersed. And I dont play competively so sound stage doesnt matter I think

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I think the 399 price tag on the x7 is pretty fair, has a lot of nice features/ gear and having them all in one place is awesome. Also may pick up some bookshelf speakers for it.

Anyone see any red flags of concern on the x7?
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EDIT: Also, you could get the AD700 (price around $130 when I searched in google shopping) instead if you want to save some more bucks. I have heard it is fantastic for gaming, meaning the bass is a bit lacking but the soundstage is great. Food for thought ;)

 

been searching around and all I'm seeing is the AD700x at that price tag. getting mixed reviews about the "updated" x line. anyone know if they are any good? also the lowest price i can find on the AD700 is 200 bones. 

 

and is open back really more superior to closed? i always thought it was the other way around. yeah, as you can tell I'm a complete noob with this stuff. sorry

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been searching around and all I'm seeing is the AD700x at that price tag. getting mixed reviews about the "updated" x line. anyone know if they are any good? also the lowest price i can find on the AD700 is 200 bones. 

 

and is open back really more superior to closed? i always thought it was the other way around. yeah, as you can tell I'm a complete noob with this stuff. sorry

 

I have the AD700s, which I never use, I prefer my Sennheiser HD558s over my AD700, as the HD558 have more bass, not a lot more bass, but at least more then the AD700.

And used HD558 are selling for under $100.

 

Here is a replacement cable ($18-$26) for the Senn HD558 that comes with a 3.5mm plug, and comes in 5 different lengths.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/261255113290?_trksid=p2060778.m1438.l2649&var=560313338477&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

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