Forum discussion tagged with audiophile.
  1. M_RiGGz

    Solved! Best Premium/Audiophile Headset (or Headphones + ModMic or Boom Pro) For Gaming Under $250?

    Looking around to see if I can find a good headset that I can use for gaming (specifically competitive fps games). I'm looking for great sound (both from the headphones and the mic, if it comes with one), good comfort, not too much clamping force, good imaging, good soundstage, decent bass...
  2. C

    Solved! Warm (bookshelf) speakers under $500 [need help]

    Hello dear tom's guide users... it's been a while since I used this forum and am more than happy to come back to this community! If you know the answer to the first part (1), second (2) or both, just put the number in front of your answer so they don't get mixed.. it would start looking messy...
  3. I

    Solved! Help Connecting Speakers!!

    Hello, I was thinking about purchasing two of the Kali Audio LP-6 Studio Speakers, and I was wondering how I would go about connecting it to an iPhone/Computer with a 3.5mm jack. I was thinking I could just get 2 XLR to 3.5mm cables run those from both speakers and then a Dual-Female 3.5mm to...
  4. Graybush

    The Audiophile Gift Guide 2018

    Connoisseurs of the finest of sounds have a discerning and expensive taste. Don't be caught out of tune. Our gift guide is full of unique gifts that go up to 11. Audiophiles want the best of the best and these gifts are sure to please. Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone - 171.00...
  5. D

    Best audiophile headphones for gaming?

    Hello! I have had many "gaming headsets" in the past including the Logitech g633. But now i want to get something better. I want to get some audiophile headphones that sound better than the overpriced gaming headsets. So which headphones are good for gaming? Are audiophile headphones just as...
  6. P

    Solved! Gaming Audio Headphones

    I am mainly an fps gamer, so sound stage and sound imaging is very important to me (footsteps, doors, drops, etc.). I am running on a Gaming PC Rig, so PC compatibility would be a plus. I have been looking at a few headphones, but don't truly understand the sort of audiophile differences in...
  7. S

    Snowball ICE appropriate headset

    Looking for a headset\headphones for my gaming\netflix needs, gone start streaming once i get one, so needs to be decent sound. As title says i have snowball Ice Microphone so dont NEED to be a headset with mic, what im after is Great sound first and formost !
  8. L

    Headphone recommendation with Vmoda Boompro Mic <200 euros

    Hey! I would really like to know what (audiophile) headphones you guys can recommend to accompany a Vmoda Boompro mic (because I think they sound so nice). I think I'd prefer open-back headphones for the bigger soundstage / directional audio and sound isolation is not a problem. My budget is...
  9. A

    Sennheiser HD598 SR or Beyerdynamic DT-990 + Fiio A5 AMP?

    A little info about myself: I listen to hip hop-jazz type of musics, and I don't want too much bass, just want it to be in between. I am an audiophile, and love to get the highest quality of music out of my headphones. Now, in your opinion, do you think it'd be better for me to get the DT990 +...
  10. T

    Help using the Modi/magni 2 uber

    Hey guys. I need your help, so let me explain. So I just bought the Modi/magni 2 uber along with Monolith M1060 Planar Headphones. I have a Samsung KS8000 TV that is connected to a Samsung soundbar via the Arc output. My Pc is connected to the samsung tv as well. As of right now I have my...
  11. C

    What is the best audiophile audio system under 300$-400$?

    Hello, I am looking for a complete audio system (reciever, speaker, subwoofer) around the budget of 300-400 $. I live in Serbia, so please give me a couple of options so I can see whats available to me. I myself am no audiophile, however I do want to make sure that I get the best out there. I...
  12. C

    Recommend Over-Ear Headphones $40=<?

    Looking for some Over ear cans sub $45 if anyone can recommend. Desktop. Movies, Music, Games. Prolonged use. Operators Choice Thanks :bounce:
  13. Remur

    Interested in investing in my own audio and recording setup. Any advice, please?

    I've recently been interested in investing in my own audiophile/recording setup, but it's a little confusing for me. I'm sorry if this isn't the right place to post this. What I'm essentially aiming for in terms of sound quality is entry-level audiophile quality, I suppose. Something I can at...
  14. AndrewDafuqq

    Best IEMs/Earphones for iPhone Music?

    Hey, My Shure SE215s recently broke and now I am looking for an "upgrade" to the and found these two options: 1MORE Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones OR MEEAudio M6 PRO Earphones What I am looking for in these earphones are comfort, convience (inline remote w/ control and volume) and also am...
  15. M

    Buying <200€ headphones

    So I decided to buy new headphones since my promotional ones that I got a pair of a long time ago don't fulfill my expectations of good headphones anymore. So I'm looking for ones under 200€ to get an upgrade. Also these need to be available on, since that's probably the furthest store...
  16. L

    Need Good Headphones

    Hey everyone, I've wanted to get a new pair of headphones for a while now. Only thing is, I know absolutely nothing for the most part about headphones and sound. So I was hoping some of you knowledgeable people on here could help me. Currently I have a Logitech G35 headset which seems pretty...
  17. J

    Which of these two computer audio setups is better?

    My current setup: Sennheiser HD 598 -> FiiO E07K USB DAC/Amp -> Laptop My new laptop's default setup: Sennheiser HD 598 -> Laptop analog headphone jack -> ESS SABRE Hi-Fi DAC -> Realtek High Definition Audio sound (I think, I don't know if it's bypassed and I don't know how to check) I have...
  18. S

    Finding the Right Headset / Earbuds For Hip / Hop or Bass

    Hello, i recently ordered Beats Solo 2 for 80 dollars off of groupon. Yes I know what choice I made since they are always frowned upon, but I ordered them so I can really see what they sound like. If I were to return these, (which im 75% sure I will) i would like to get a good pair of headphones...
  19. J

    Any advice for versatile audiophile headphones ?

    Hi everyone, this is my very first post on the forum, although I've been reading it for a while. I'm writing today because I'm currently looking for new headphones (mine just broke :'( ) I would like to buy versatile headphones, that is to say headphones which would be excellent for both gaming...
  20. D

    Ideal Audio set-up for 5.2 Surround from Computer to Receiver

    Yes I know there are tons of these, but I always see suggestions for budget systems etc. as well as I'm somewhat confused on how to do this correctly even after reading the other posts. It's going to take me some time, but I'm look to get the ideal set-up for 5.2 surround sound. My PC: Asus...
  21. R

    Will this amp be sufficient for Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 250 Ohms?

    I'm looking to take the plunge into the world of audio, the best pair of headphones I have being the Sony 7.1 Golds I bought with my PS4. I'm looking at the DT990 Pros because of the bass and soundstage, and the fact that it's open. The only problem I have is I don't know if the amp I have...
  22. B

    I currently have he ATH-M30x by audio technica looking to upgrade.

    That is right, I am not a audiophile buff so when it comes to headphones I do not know much. I have a focusrite 2i2 and I make techno and metal along with gaming and I am looking to upgrade. For my budget dont worry about that (this doesn't mean send me a link to some $500 pair of cans) I just...
  23. D

    looking for a portable amp for my Audio Technica PRO-700MK2

    i am really enjoying my new headphones but i realized they sounded better while plugged in to my friends new iMac then my phone or pc, after some research i think its because the iMac has a built in amp or DAC, i know what a amp is for the most part but not a DAC, I'm new to to the audiophile...
  24. A

    Multipurpose headphone recommendations (Gaming, Music, Videos, etc.) with some stipulations

    Hi, folks! The title is pretty self-explanatory; I'm in the need of a set of cans that'll perform adequately with music, film scores/sound effects and PC games. However, there are a couple stipulations that I have in mind for an ideal set. The first is immersion - I'd like to have a set of...
  25. S

    Need new high end headphones/headset

    I need some ideas... I need a pair of high end headphones or a headset for my gaming pc since my Logitech g930 has been acting up. Price is not an issue that I'm concerned with as long as we don't go well over $500. I'm not too particular on if it has a microphone as I have a standalone mic. If...
  26. T

    Gaming Headset Opinions

    Hello, I have an question that I hope a few will answer. I was wondering if there's a possibility where I could use an audiophile headset, for gaming. I'm not sure if it's a reality or not but it would make sense if it was possible right. So if you answer this thread, I'm looking for an...
  27. S

    In need of help for headphones+dac+amp. (please help)

    Hello thank you for your time. Im currently looking at headphones to further expand my audio experience. What I need help in is good headphones and dac/amp combo. My budget is $200 but Im willing to spend 50 more dollars if needed. I mostly game and listen to music daily. I play fps games so I...
  28. TheRealBeandip

    Amp for AKG Q701s

    I recently picked up these AKG Q701s and love how they sound, the only problem is I think my PC has a little trouble driving them as theyre a little quiet even on max volume. I hear the sound quality and volume increases with an amp What would be a good amp to use with these? Im not familiar...
  29. TheRealBeandip

    Audiophile headphones to replace my Plantronics Gamecom Commanders

    I am looking for a very high end set of headphones. I prefer over ear sets and it will be used for music, movies, and gaming. I want the best quality possible when listening to music but I also need very good directional sound for when I play games. I have a budget of ~350 USD for the headset...
  30. Jacob Emmons

    Uping My Sound Quality. Rising From The Turtle Beach X12.

    I was looking at the Sennheiser HD 598, and the ATH-ad900x, but would like some suggestions on a nice pair of headphones. For a budget, I will have 200-220$, depending if the headphones have a detachable cable or not, because i'm either going to get an Antlion Mod Mic 4.0 for an attached cable...
  31. G

    Help with XLR microphone

    Hey, I need to get a Shure SM58 to record stuff on my pc. With this being said, I can't afford a mixer or anything like that. Also, my onboard audio is broken which is why I need the USB soundcard. I know it's better to use an audio interface, but will this setup work?` Mic: Shure SM 58...
  32. J

    Audiophiles? Question on AKG Q701

    Hi, I am getting the AKG-Q701 for about $150 which is a great deal, but I wanted to know if the AudionEngine D1 Dac combined with the Behringer MiniAmp 800 will be able to power these headphones. Thanks for the help.
  33. xxaamxx135

    Help finding DAC under $200 (noob)

    I'm very new to the DAC world. In fact I'm new to the high quality audio world in general. I have my own custom rig but I don't have a separate sound card because I didn't think it mattered. I currently use the audio chipset built into my mobo and some Steel Series Siberia V2's as my headset...
  34. vElectrixx

    'Best' Headphones $150-$200?

    A friend of mine recommended these; He said they're the best he's ever used, but I'd like other thoughts. Anyone else use these?