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Bose Quiet Comfort vs. Monster Beats

by ERB1212 / January 15, 2010 1:47 AM PST

I am looking to purchase some new over the ear headphones and am debating between monster beats and bose quiet comfort 3s. I think I am a bigger fan of the quiet comfort but my only concern is the cable is just going to continually break and the beats are more fashionable which is not a big concern but it's something you have to think about when spending so much on headphones. Is there any help you ca give to decide between the w pairs of headphones? I would greatly appreciate any help with this.

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My take...
by make_or_break / January 15, 2010 2:36 AM PST

The Monster headsets tend to be very bass-heavy and, to my ears, it's to the detriment of the rest of the frequency spectrum. I wouldn't call them great-sounding, particularly for the money. I'm not a real fan of the various Bose QC's SQ I've tried over the years, though I haven't sampled the latest QC15 so I can't speak on those. But between what Bose models I have tried if I had to choose between the two I'd take the Bose. Personally, I'd take the SQ of the Audio-Technica ATH-ANC7 (which I did since I own a pair of these) and the significant cost savings in doing so.

http://www.amazon.com/Audio-Technica-ATH-ANC7-ATHANC7-Noise-cancelling-Headphones/dp/B000OMKR8E/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1263580231&sr=8-4

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Monster beats wins in style
by Heavenhu44 / April 30, 2011 5:50 PM PDT

Hey man, i really think Monster beats is better looking and higher quality,even thought it has a pretty big price tag.

I would recommend www.walkinbeats.com.au

authentic headphones at a discount price. but be aware of fake monster products.

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