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asianfromamerica
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Oct 24, 2016
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I might purchase these.
How good are these for immersive gaming on games such as Skyrim and the Witcher 3?
Oct 24, 2016
baesex
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Oct 25, 2016
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that's a strange question really
Oct 25, 2016
asianfromamerica
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Oct 25, 2016
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I have Sennheiser HD558s and the velour earcups are amazing
however the sound is just so mediocre I need 'oomph' or something
Oct 25, 2016
baesex
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Oct 25, 2016
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well I guess then you are looking for closed ear headphones to block out outside sound, and for oomph you probably want something with deep defined bass.. for good bang for buck you might look at audio technica ATH-M50 or M50x which are amazing value and stupidly cheap second hand especially
Oct 25, 2016
baesex
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Oct 25, 2016
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you can also get velour earcups for the ATHs, but really headphones are a personal choice. good to listen to as many as you can to find what you like
Oct 25, 2016
asianfromamerica
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Oct 25, 2016
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I'll do that, I heard the ATHs are really nice. m50 vs m50x?
Oct 25, 2016
baesex
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Oct 25, 2016
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either is great, I think the only difference is the detachable cable on the x ..might be worth it if you don't want a coiled cable and want a specific length for your gaming position
Oct 25, 2016
pxtang
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Oct 25, 2016
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The cable is detachable so you can switch it out on the x.
Oct 25, 2016
asianfromamerica
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Oct 25, 2016
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I'll probably go with the X.
Thanks a lot!!
Oct 25, 2016
baesex
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Oct 25, 2016
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correct
Oct 25, 2016
baesex
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Oct 25, 2016
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you won't be disappointed. they're practically invincible too so if you can find a second hand one go for it IMO :)
Oct 25, 2016
Ecne
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Oct 25, 2016
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That is really a perfectly valid question.
There are headphones that are good and bad for gaming. Open backs (like HE-350) are usually better unless you're sharing room with someone else.
HE-350 cannot be compared to M50 on any aspect, it's a much better headphone.
Giving out bad/uninformed advice isn't doing anyone any service.
Oct 25, 2016
Mr_Terrific
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Oct 25, 2016
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Take a look at the m40x. I honestly like them better than the m50x and they are cheaper.
Oct 25, 2016
baesex
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Oct 25, 2016
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It was a strange question because of the wording and lack of info, but when the dude went on to explain he wanted oomph and immersion it def sounded like open backed was not what he was looking for :)
Oct 25, 2016
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