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Around $100 In-Ears

So after a few of cheaper In-Ears that I owned recently broke I decided that it would be better to just spend the money on a pair of good quality, and good sounding In-Ears for when im on the bus/subway. 

 

Most Important Qualities

- Comfort, I want them to stay in my ears fairly well for when I am walking around as well as not to hurt if I wear them for long periods or if I fall asleep while wearing them. 

- Sound, I really like the accurate sound that my ATH-M50s make but I'd like a bit of emphasis on bass, not enough that its overpowering though.

- Build Quality, I throw my buds into my pocket and sometimes tug on the cord a bit so a good build quality is important since im finally spending the money on a high quality pair of buds. 

- Price, around $100 is the target, $120 is my max I would say. I'm open to cheaper solutions as long as the build quality is decent.

Looks don't really matter too much. 

 

I was looking at the Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear but after watching Linus' review of them what I got from it is that they are just about what I want, except their sound signature is more "V" than I would like and they arent the most comfortable pair of ear buds. 

 

Thanks guys & gals! 

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Linus mentioned that there were some bad stories relating to the connector on the monitors themselves which concerns me considering how I treat my buds.

My Stuff! :D

My Stuff
  • Main Build - Soon to change due to it being dead
  • 4790k @ 4.7Ghz
  • Corsair 750D
  • Swiftech H320
  • MSI Z97s SLI
  • 7950 Vapor-X
  • 16GB Corsair Vengance  Blue LP 1600Mhz 
  • 120GB Samsung 840
  • 2TB Seagate Barracuda
  • Corsair HX750
  •  
  • ​Peripherals
  • Logitech G700s
  • Bitfenix, Corsair, and Darkside cable extensions
  • Das Professional with Cherry MX Brown's & Custom Keycaps
  • 3x ASUS VS238H-P w/ Triple monitor mount in PLP
  • AudioTechnica ATH-M50's 
  • Blue Yeti Microphone
  • TurtleBeach PX3 Wireless
  • Logitech C920 Webcam 
  • Precision Audio Bookshelf Speakers 
  • AudioSource AMP-100
  • Logitech G27 Racing setup
  •  
  • Laptop - Acer 7750G-9855
  • i7 2630QM
  • AMD 6650M GPU
  • 120GB Samsung 840 EVO
  • 8GB RAM
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 
  • Blu-ray Drive
  •  
  • Netbook - HP Pavillion DM1
  • AMD E-450 APU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 500gb HDD
  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
  • Cell Phone - OnePlus One 
  • 5.5-inch 1080p Screen
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor @2.5Ghz
  • 13 Megapixel rear camera
  • 5 megapixel wide angle front facing camera
  • 3100 mAh non-removal battery
  • AC wifi
  • Cell Phone #2 - Nexus 5
  • 5 Inch 1080p Screen
  • Snapdragon 800
  • 8 megapixel rear camera
  • 1.3 megapixel front camera
  • 2300 mAh non-removable battery
  • AC wifi
  • Upgrades for 2014
  • GTX 970
  • i7 4690k
  • 16gb RAM 
  • 1x 1440 or 1600p Monitor 
  • Das Mechanical Keyboard

 

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Linus mentioned that there were some bad stories relating to the connector on the monitors themselves which concerns me considering how I treat my buds.

If you really have troubles I would get 3 pairs of Soundmagic E10's.  :lol:

Location: Kaunas, Lithuania, Europe, Earth, Solar System, Local Interstellar Cloud, Local Bubble, Gould Belt, Orion Arm, Milky Way, Milky Way subgroup, Local Group, Virgo Supercluster, Laniakea, Pisces–Cetus Supercluster Complex, Observable universe, Universe.

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Xeon 1230v2, B75 Pro3-M, 16GB Crucial Ballistix, Msi TF GTX760, Crucial M500, Seagate Barracuda 1TB, CM G550M, Fractal Arc Mini.

 

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