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Pro Incredibly comfortable
One of the more notable features of the HD598s are the massive pads. This gives your ears plenty of space and feel very natural to wear for long periods of time.
Pro Excellent sound, especially for the money
Pro Well balanced sound for both gaming and music/movies
The balance on lows and highs is well done with this model. It's a good set to use for both music and gaming as they work well with positional accuracy.
Con Large amounts of leakage due to open back design
Anyone in the room with you will be able to hear anything coming from these headphones loud and clear.
Con Lackluster bass
Sennheiser are known for relatively mild lower ends. If you prefer huge bass while gaming you might be better off looking at other options.