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post #1 of 13
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Hello Head-Fi, 

Newcomer here. First off, let me start by saying I'm no audiophile, I have almost no experience in headphones and amps. I currently am using a JBL J88 which may break any second now. I have only used it for like 2 months and the audio is okay but the materials used in this is terrible. 2 months in and it already has a crack and the crack continues to get bigger. I mostly listen to Dubstep, House and a bit of almost everything I need something which would wow me in terms of bass. Oh and I almost forgot I've been looking in to some headphones here mainly these headphones:

1. DT-990-Pro-250

2.The Q40

3. XB700/500

4. Ultrasone pro900

5. ATH-PRO700MK2

6. ATH-M50


Which of these do you think is the best? You're welcome to recommend your own headphones as well. Thanks.


Edited by flowza - 10/18/13 at 1:42am
post #2 of 13

budget?

post #3 of 13
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Originally Posted by rubinstein View Post
 

budget?

500 dollars more or less. Also, I'll be using this with my PC.

Edit : 400-450 is the highest I could do at the moment.


Edited by flowza - 10/18/13 at 2:27am
post #4 of 13

I have not listened any of those headphones in your list.

I guess DT 990 Pro would be suitable for you and you may also need a dac/amp.

post #5 of 13
Thread Starter 

Any other suggestions?

post #6 of 13
Thread Starter 

Bump for interest. Also note that I'm not just gonna pick from those 6 headphones which are listed in the original post. I'm open for any suggestions.

post #7 of 13

I use HE 400 with E17. You can consider HE 400.

post #8 of 13
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Originally Posted by flowza View Post
 

Hello Head-Fi, 

Newcomer here. First off, let me start by saying I'm no audiophile, I have almost no experience in headphones and amps. I currently am using a JBL J88 which may break any second now. I have only used it for like 2 months and the audio is okay but the materials used in this is terrible. 2 months in and it already has a crack and the crack continues to get bigger. I mostly listen to Dubstep, House and a bit of almost everything I need something which would wow me in terms of bass. Oh and I almost forgot I've been looking in to some headphones here mainly these headphones:

1. DT-990-Pro-250

2.The Q40

3. XB700/500

4. Ultrasone pro900

5. ATH-PRO700MK2

6. ATH-M50


Which of these do you think is the best? You're welcome to recommend your own headphones as well. Thanks.


Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 250-Ohm headphones, $155.

Creative Sound Blaster Z (SB1500) sound card, $100.

post #9 of 13
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Originally Posted by PurpleAngel View Post
 


Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 250-Ohm headphones, $155.

Creative Sound Blaster Z (SB1500) sound card, $100.

Thanks for the reply, I'll consider those. Guess who's JBL just broke? https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/p480x480/1378232_10200339573046617_1000266381_n.jpg

post #10 of 13

Your budget allows you to go for HE 400!

post #11 of 13
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Originally Posted by rubinstein View Post
 

Your budget allows you to go for HE 400!

Yeah I know. I'm just looking for more suggestions, no harm in asking 

post #12 of 13
Thread Starter 

Bump!

post #13 of 13
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Originally Posted by flowza View Post

Hello Head-Fi, 
Newcomer here. First off, let me start by saying I'm no audiophile, I have almost no experience in headphones and amps. I currently am using a JBL J88 which may break any second now. I have only used it for like 2 months and the audio is okay but the materials used in this is terrible. 2 months in and it already has a crack and the crack continues to get bigger. I mostly listen to Dubstep, House and a bit of almost everything I need something which would wow me in terms of bass. Oh and I almost forgot I've been looking in to some headphones here mainly these headphones:
1. DT-990-Pro-250
2.The Q40
3. XB700/500
4. Ultrasone pro900
5. ATH-PRO700MK2
6. ATH-M50


Which of these do you think is the best? You're welcome to recommend your own headphones as well. Thanks.

Ultrasone Pro 900s. But you'll want to get a headphone amp if you don't have one already to get the best out of them.
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