The great and awful thing about the DT series is that it’s either a DT 880 or a worse incarnation of the DT 880. Hd58x dot have much down low. 45 points. It’s fairly neutral and inoffensive. Z reviews is wrong and bad at so many levels. Comparison winner. They’re an amazing experience off of a smartphone streaming 320 mp3 or any other high res source audio. They sound artificial to a degree with music, it's definitely significantly colored, but if you don't care about having an analytical pair they are very enjoyable. If you're starting out, grab these two and just enjoy your material for a long while without thinking about upgrading. They have a harsh 6K peak. What disappointed you about the dt990 in terms of their sound? One thing you should be aware of is tath they have a quiet long period of initial driver caving in so you will get the most out of them only after 30h of listening or so. [–]sspaladin28 5 points6 points7 points 1 year ago (0 children), As stated previously it probably depends primarily on use case and genre of music, but the 58X is a superior headphone in every way except for sub bass IMHO, [–]raistlin65225Ω 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (7 children). I really feel like once you have these two, returns are definitely diminishing past that point. You will have to spend the $$ and decide if YOU like a certain item or not. But nothing special. You could flip a coin and not be disappointed with the outcome honestly. The v sharper and little better bass might be s better option. Cable length is more than enough to hook-up to my computer or phone. Check into the HPHQ community on discord if you use that app. So Audio Technica ATH-M50X, while being a pricier option, tends to get more favorable ⭐ reviews than the $149 Philips Fidelio X2HR, as seen on the chart below. The mids rival the Fidelio X2HR. [–]mattycmckeeHD58x, AirPods, 1MORE Triple Driver, CB-1s 4 points5 points6 points 1 year ago (0 children). They’re the common “babies first open back” or “Reddit picked my peripherals”, to me. Philips Fidelio X2HR. Sennheiser HD599SE vs Philips Fidelio X2HR. I had the same dilemma not that long ago and went with the 58x and I don’t regret it. After you sign up, they send you an e-mail. HD58X vs HE4XX vs Fidelio X2HR for music and gaming? Impedance isn't the full picture. If you just want a pair that's fun as hell, wide and bassy to just sit back and enjoy your music, these things are amazing. [–]Thisistayy 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Plenty of reviews out there will tell you the same thing. They quickly become sibilant and tiresome for my ears, particularly on bad recordings and female dialogue in movies or games. Fidelio has slightly more bass and sub-bass present when listening. [–]mmosarecool 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). HD58x, AirPods, 1MORE Triple Driver, CB-1s. They have a ton of great resources and a few decent regular folks that review/demo headphones themselves. When one thinks of headphones one of the last things one thinks of is Philips but this is not deserved. Looking for Bluetooth headphones to replace corded ones. I think all of the other DT’s are pretty shit. The X2HR on the other hand are great for single player games, particularly open world games where the super wide soundstage and v shaped sound signature make for a really immersive experience. vs. vs. 38 facts in comparison. If you want a more balanced sound, then the HD58X are an excellent choice that would not be as fatiguing. I tried a friends Beyerdynamics DT 990s however I was disappointed when listening to music (great for gaming). The X2 has a much wider soundstage, but the 58x has much better imaging and slightly better sound quality (though that comes down to preference, the X2 are still great). use the following search parameters to narrow your results: and join one of thousands of communities. ... apparently the Fidelio X2HR should be better in that field. That's my gaming setup and it is awesome. If you disagree with something, please use language that orients others to problems or alternative perspectives, not language that evaluates or attacks others' knowledge. Sennheiser HD 58x vs Philips Fidelio X2HR (self.HeadphoneAdvice). Good bass for an open back. If you can find the X2s for considerably cheaper i’d maybe recommend them over the 58x. They are serviceable for competitive gaming, I can play R6 siege just fine with them, though its definitely a better experience on the 58x. Witcher 3 on these things is just amazing. This makes them the best deal on an open headphone to me right now. Philips Fidelio X2HR vs Sony WH-1000XM3. Both cans are easy to drive from nominal sources with their sensitivities. I'm not a fan of overly bass-y headphones but a good amount of bass is good enough for me, of course that doesn't mean I want a headphone that is too flat either. 92 points. One is v sharp with the x2. Out of curiosity, some may want to know how the Fidelio X2HR compares to the SHP9500. I mostly listen to classic rock however I will often throw on everything from Classical to EDM depending on my mood. Almost. It was enough to convince me to buy. Really poor detail. Sony WH-1000XM3. If you plan to grow in the hobby another thing about the HD6X0 cans is that they seemingly scale infinitely. i ordered 58x, waiting its arrival, metal agrees they are really good on price/perf, i propably agree with him too. [–]MyylezGSX 1000 - HD598SR - KPH30i - HD4.50 18 points19 points20 points 1 year ago (0 children). More midrange emphasis than the Fidelio, but the difference is slight. They are great headphones and uilt quality is great, all metal and leather materials, [–]neddoge 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). The lows are good, but not great. Trust. The detail of the HD6x0 series is really phenomenal for what you pay and the resolution is pretty awesome too. For the 58x you'll need either a modmic or a … [–]McMack04[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (3 children). His vid on this one seemed fine (to me), and the subsequent x58 reviews I looked into were all around the same lines of ... Great headphones, cheap price. What other activities will you be doing? This sub is about learning. Really bad imaging. > added 11-14: Philips Fidelio X2HR measurements and evaluation. But I’m happy with the performance overall for $199, just a few hours into them. Also it is a super open ended question. Recessed mids and a more v shaped sound signature. You should see it pop up in your notifications and will see it on the order details page. And It's more than fine for music, especially with that headphone. 2 Dec 2019 at 20:52 ... as the 5** range can be described as being laid back. Ok, wasnt sure if a xbox or ps controller were able to drive them. SHP9500 vs HD58X | Ft. HD558 - Duration: 16:59. It is fantastic for gaming. Another safe pick are the DT 880’s. It’s okay comfort wise, objectively bad sound staging and imaging compared to other open backs. The DT 880 has a relatively inoffensive, fun v-shape with great sound staging and pretty decent imaging. Fidelio X2HR: warm, bassy, fun, huge soundstage. If you like classic rock and want a safe pick I’d probably swing a HD600. The 1990 is just an 880 with grainier treble and worse detail. Or the more flat and great mid be better. The 58x are the better overall headphone IMO, and they're better for competitive gaming. They're also easier to drive and don't require an amp, where the 6xx do. I had the x2hrs and sent them back mainly due to their performance in fps gaming. I genuinely will only be using these for music, gaming (mostly Overwatch) and podcasts/audio books. It’s sold in a 580 shell to make you think it’s good and premium. The imaging is pinpoint, high mids are emphasized so that footsteps and directional ques are easy to pick out. The highs can be a bit grainy. [–]dravomd 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (0 children). What headphones do you currently have and what would you like to improve about them with in terms of the sound quality? They are different enough to warrant owning both, but if I had to choose one it would be the 58x. For the 58x you'll need either a modmic or a desktop mic. Literally the same headphones at $300 off. I have both. Audioquest Nighthawk Review and Comparison to Fidelio X2 - Duration: 17:09 ... Philips X2 / X2HR Super Review ... 17:26. What kind of music do you like? It's made of an airy mesh that dissipates heat efficiently. Bass thumps for an open back. My friend claims to be an audiophile and had a lot of headphones for me to listen to my favorite music. They basically say that HD58X feels more realistic and the X2 feels cartoonish compared. Philips Fidelio X2HR. Philips Fidelio X2HR ⭐ review. The mids on the Fidelio are also slightly recessed, creating somewhat of a hollow feel in most vocals imo. So depending on what you listen to. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. The 58x are phenomenal, great detail and silky mids that make vocals a real treat. So that everyone's requests are seen by the community, please limit your posts to once every 24 hours max. HD58X: warm, neutral-ish, detailed with narrow soundstage but amazing imaging. Neither, personally. They’re grainy. I also have the 6xx and don’t really like it, [–]Screech_Morris 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (2 children). The 58X has a narrow-ish soundstage whereas X2's is better, but also have a little bit better overall clarity compared to the X2. HD58x are probably the better of the two, but the X2s are incredibly fun and definitely worth it too. Also since you're running … Here you can ask which headphone is. It sounds like a 579 in a 580 shell. 990 in specific has really muddy bass. The fidelios have a wider soundstage and more bass. DT990 pro vs Sennheiser HD58x vs Fidelio X2HR. [–]shoturtle 8 points9 points10 points 1 year ago (0 children). The only huge differences between the DT 880 pro/premium is the clamp pressure. Extremely comfortable once the headbabd and pads are broken in a bit. Which of these two headphones would you recommend? Discussion in 'Sound City' started by CAT-THE-FIFTH, 1 ... so there is the Hifiman HE4XX and Sennheiser HD58X. Please look into other credible reviews and you’ll start seeing how most of his videos are nothing but hype training and 3 minutes of actual product review. So, i a nutshell comparison, the SHP9500 has inconsistent bass. They can be powered directly from your pc, have a fast detailed sound, soundstage and immaging are good and for the price I thino they are overall great. The wide soundstage and bass make them really immersive for games where you don't necessarily need to pinpoint where a sound is coming from. Extremely comfortable once the headbabd and pads are broken in a bit. Depends what type of gaming you do. They also seamlessly turn into an incredible headset with the addition of the vmoda boom pro. I really dislike the HD58X. Their bass range is also more accurate, and they come with a 1/4" to 1/8" adapter, as well as a slightly longer audio cable. I have no budget. I was able to test various headphones including the 58x, 60x, and more. I think they sound great for music and gaming. Don't sleep on the x2hr though for music. Sennheiser HD 58X - This sounded incredible out of the box. 770 and 990 have really mean and fatiguing treble. Are there any headphones which are sweat resistant maybe water resistant ? Philips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers (Black) + NeeGo Attachable Microphone for Headphones - Gaming and Communication $159.99 Get the deal X2HR would be a better choice for something a bit more engaging. First time buyers can get a $20 discount, bringing them down to $115. I will mostly use these for music and gaming. or its all about hearing, sound preference. I don't own the 58X but I do own the X2HR and find their uneven treble response seriously bad. Dance, Electronic, Pop. I use the 58x for gaming. They are both great at what they do. The sub-bass is non-existent. They all really like amps and the sound/detail of the sound noticeably change when powered, but they don’t need an amp to be enjoyable or pleasant. I'll just try to avoid any religious wars here. The 600 ohm is even better but will obviously REALLY appreciate an amp. The sound continues to get better and better with the more power you throw at it. Any deficiency one of the two has, I feel like the other makes up for. [–]faq-q 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (2 children), X2hr are a lower impedance and so theyre easier to drive. At the end, its all about preference and joy. Fidelio X2HR: warm, bassy, fun, huge soundstage. I first bought from them five years ago so I have no idea how you get the discount. [–]faq-q 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). I fell in love with the Philips X2HR's he had. I really think Z is as headass as they come and legally deaf, though. For casual gaming, they're fine. Which dt990. loved them.on battlefield where I don't take it that serious. They just sound phenomenal. When I was facing your same choice I went for hifiman he 4xx and have not regretted it. Looking for the best all around best cans. Mid-forward sound signature. They're a genuine achievement. > added 09-15: more passive filters > added 08-30: AKG K812 measurements, evaluation. The Philips Fidelio X2HR/00 is an open headphone launched in 2017 and successor of the X2 (2015) which in turn was the replacement of the Fidelio X1 (2013). Click on the link in it and it'll add it to your account. The Sennheiser HD58x and Fidelio X2HR, to me, are the perfect mid-fi combo. I don’t use it but I tried it out and it makes them a bit more fun in the bass area if you’re looking for that. [–]scientifichooligan76 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (0 children), Tough choice all down to personal preference. Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. For a open back the x2 has some low end. TL;DR: if you're sensitive to treble peaks (which the DT990 250ohm also have) and like your mids/ vocals up front, don't go for the X2HR. Off of a motherboard sound card, the Fidelio X2HR will drive just fine. I think it comes down to this: The HD58X is in general better for music if you want someting more natural the X2 will color the music and maybe make it more fun but depending of what you listen it's not desireable, the X2 should be really fun for movies and games. I also own the 6xx, and they are the superior headphone overall for music , but the 58x are so damn close with some extra umph in the low end. The HD600/HD650/HD660S/HD580 (all of the cans of refer too when saying ‘HD6X0 cans’) are driven ludicrously easily. No headphone is perfect at everything and if other folk tell you otherwise then they’ve probably only ever tried one or two headphones. Metal571 is a decent YouTube reviewer to start with. 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