As with all things knitting, needle preference is such a personal choice. I can only recommend going with whichever one feels best to you, and if possible test driving each kind before committing to a full set of either.
justcharlotte on Ravelry
to think about knitting while I bake eggnog cake and gingerbread cookies
Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit either.
― Elizabeth Zimmerman