I've always been wondering this -- at what price point does the margin of diminishing returns hit the peak, for headphones?
For example, I'm listening to my Beyer DT880-600 right now and they hold a solid ground against my much more expensive D7000's. Though given I am listening off a pretty decent DAC/AMP setup (Headroom Ultra Desktop DAC + Headroom Ultra Desktop Amp). Even still, I'd say the DT880-600 is 90% of the much more expensive T1.
In your opinion, can a $300 pair of headphones hold its ground against a $1k pair? (assuming proper amplification).
Just wondering of others' opinions...