Need help with gaming headphones 500£ and source 200£


Novice Member
Hello i want upgrade my headphones im beginner in audiophile world, now i consider 3 pairs: DT1990 pro, HD660s and Hifiman sundara

Budget - Headphones: 400 £ (GBP) Willing to go a bit higher if the upgrades are significant. Source: 200£

Source/Amp - Need to buy have 200 £ budget for source or a little bit more

How the gear will be used - These will be exclusively for in-home use on my PC. I will be using it for gaming and listening music

Preferred tonal balance -

Preferred music genre(s) - Hip-hop/trap

Past gear experience - I am currently using the Cooler master mh752 These are OK

What aspect of your current listening experience would you like to improve? - I am mostly looking to improve the sound,comfort and overall


Active Member
You might prefer open-back, but I have the Sony Z7M2 and I'm pretty satisfied. MRSP was higher, but you can find them for around 400/500 now.

For the day/amp I use the SMSL M500, which are around 400, so why not have a look at the iFi Zen V2. It reviewed well: iFi Audio ZEN DAC v2 Review

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