Some of the best headphones that work well with laptops!

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  1. Georgel

    Georgel Notebook Virtuoso

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    So I recently got a Meze 99 Classics headphone and wanted to let you know that they work really well with Clevo P775. I made a throughout review of them, but the main headline is that they work really well for any activity you do on a laptop, from gaming to audiophile grade music! Really comfy and priced very well considering their quality!

    https://audiophile-heaven.blogspot.ro/2017/04/meze-99-classics.html

    http://www.head-fi.org/products/meze-99-classics/reviews/18208

    I will be adding my reviews and works to this thread, just in case someone needs a bit of help when purchasing headphones! Maybe this will come in handy for some people at some point :)

    Meze 99 Neo review - less expensive than Meze 99 classics, bust just as good!

    http://www.head-fi.org/products/meze-99-neo/reviews/18483

    https://audiophile-heaven.blogspot.ro/2017/04/meze-99-neo-edgy-headphone-with-vivid.html

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    If someone needs headphone or audio related devices, I'm here to help!
     
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  2. tilleroftheearth

    tilleroftheearth Wisdom listens quietly...

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    In the past, I too have enjoyed sampling some great audio gear. I have not heard these particular models, but noting how these headphones are better able to respond to better source gear is a truth most don't appreciate. It seems that both you and I know that it is not marketing nor a placebo effect for the differences we can hear.

    Music isn't just a bunch of notes. Music has soul and a heart that only a few components out there today can convey to the listener.

    Thanks for the review, brings back great memories when my hearing, time and love for music was where you seem to be today. :)
     
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    Georgel Notebook Virtuoso

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    Thank you very much!

    I always insist that music is more than musical notes, music is like a meaning to life itself :D

    By the way, I've written another review for a similar headphone, Meze 99 Neo. Even less expensive, but just as good!

    https://audiophile-heaven.blogspot.ro/2017/04/meze-99-neo-edgy-headphone-with-vivid.html

    http://www.head-fi.org/products/meze-99-neo/reviews/18483
     
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    Georgel Notebook Virtuoso

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    There are people who are looking for the slimmest smartphone, and there are people who want the absolute best audio quality while on-the-go.

    Which one are you? :D

    I guess I don't care much for slim and small devices, I want the best quality possible. For the reference, this is an outside setup and carrying it in a sidebag is no problem. Guess that as long as 5KG laptops + their 2 KG power bricks are not a problem, an audiophile stack is more like a slim smartphone to notebook enthusiasts :cool:

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    TANWare Just This Side of Senile, I think. Super Moderator

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    hmscott Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    #1 New Release on Amazon!!

    HyperX Cloud Revolver S Gaming Headset with Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound for PC, PS4, PS4 PRO, Xbox One¹, Xbox One S¹ (HX-HSCRS-GM/NA) - USB Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound -Gun Metal - $149.99
    https://www.amazon.com/HyperX-Revolver-Surround-HX-HSCRS-GM-NA/dp/B01N9RM9N3?th=1

    Also on BestBuy...

    HyperX - Cloud Revolver S Wired Gaming Headset with Virtual Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound for PC, PS4, PS4 PRO, Xbox One - Black
    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/hyperx-...s4-pro-xbox-one-black/5790404.p?skuId=5790404
     
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    TANWare Just This Side of Senile, I think. Super Moderator

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    My concern there is apparently these are a new driver. The old ones, in the unit I have, are a well known high quality driver. As we know newer is not always better.
     
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    Georgel Notebook Virtuoso

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    I would't trust Hyper-X to make headphones to be honest, I always go for audiophile headphones if I want something to enjoy. They always sound better for music as well! On the other hand, Audiophile products are a bit more expensive. For exmaple, I can wholeheartedly recommend Meze 99 Neo headphones at their 250$ price point if you want to make the stretch.

    For gaming headphones, I heard about half of the ones available in Romania, especially the expensive ones.

    Every single one of them was severly outclassed by a 50$ Shozy Zero IEM https://www.head-fi.org/f/showcase/shozy-zero-iem.21474/reviews , this was also confimed by everyone who heard Shozy Zero as they regreted purchasing any kind of gaming headphones shortly after. This is something interesting especially as I generally don't recommend Shozy Zero, but if you need in ears that do gaming well, Shozy Zero is unbeatable, even by 300$+ gaming headsets.

    On the other hand, if you want a headphone under 250$ to play games with , Sennheiser HD5XX series should do justice althogh they are open back.
     
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    I personally can not do ear bud style for extended periods of time. They aggravate my ears to no end. My ear channels need to breath or they get uncomfortable.

    I much prefer the over ear closed style. While the Meze looks to be a very nice setup I am more than satisfied with the one I have. Now the other ones available at the time I went into this, including the Hyper-x, had different drivers that were no where near as good. These were a fluke by them, the other offerings were just no where near as good. This is why I only recommend this set and that is while you can still get them.

    Edit, what I went by, besides trying as many as I could, last year:

    http://www.ign.com/articles/2016/05/20/the-7-best-pc-gaming-headsets
     
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    I would recommend an open-back headphone if you game in a relatively disturbance free environment. The gains to positional tracking and feeling "immersed" is immense. Of course, it's always better to have one of both kinds ^^

    I personally have the AKG K7xx, I have to use an amp with them... but they are phenomenal.

    Plan on getting the Classics soon, as I like their style and they will be put to use when there are disturbances around ^^
     
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