I've been using the Sony XB300 for more than two years now, but now I am interested in buying a new headphone, which will have much better seal and isolation and as much low leakage as possible. When I press and hold the XB300 tight to my ears I hear sounds which I normally don't, that irritates me.
I've searched a bit, and found some in my budget, like JVC S500, Sony V55 and some other like XB500 (which is 99 bucks though). I liked the ATH M50 too, but it's over my budget with the current dollar rate. It'll be used with my desktop (with a Xonar DGX card), mainly for music, movies and games. So what I need is,
- A very tight seal, lowest possible leakage.
- Gotta be super comfortable, as it'll be used for prolonged gaming sessions. Big cushions will be preferred.
- Bass, Bass and Bass. Deep and punchy bass, which will give me a feeling existence, which is not only limited to ears.
- Clear and detailed sound, with above average SS. Bass is the priority here once again.
- Within 100 bucks.
I see that the V55 has good reviews, but I also see that it isn't that comfortable and also isolation isn't that good! I like the XB500, but I know that it'll compromise the highs for bass. And the S500 is there, don't know how it is.
Suggestions are greatly welcome.
Thanks in advance.
Edited by ithehappy - 6/25/13 at 5:05am