Isolation + Sound quality help! - Page 2
Gear mentioned in this thread:
Like I said. You've been given a resource in which one person has taken the effort (and thousands of dollars) to compile a list of information that basically gives all the answers. It's up to you to read, and make a decision. If something isn't clear, ask. You simply ignoring an end-all resource tells us you aren't really serious and what you really want is this:
So which is it? Headphones, or a bib?
Edited by Riku540 - 9/6/12 at 10:20pm
My personal experience, IEM's provide better isolation due to the way they seal, though soundstage can feel much more cramped in comparison to full-sized closed headphones.
If your budget is really only $20-$30, then there are a couple low-end performers in MLE's guide that meet your criteria:
However, if you can afford more, there are much higher performers that are generally considered great entry-level headphones for gaming:
Creative Aurvana Live!
HiFiMAN RE0 (IEM)