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Tt eSports touts enhanced bass performance from the Shock’s 40mm drivers, and it’s noticeable whether using the Shock with a home-theater system for movies, iPod, guitar amp, computer, etc. Bass levels don’t dominate to the point of distraction, but tweaking equalizer settings to bring out midtones and highs resulted in a better listening experience for my tastes. That said, for gaming purposes, including S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat and Aliens vs. Predator, the emphasis on bass was welcome.
http://devicegadget.com/hardware/tt-esports-shock/2312/
Edited by mamaoyot - 5/12/11 at 12:22pm
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They look cool, but I wonder how they sound.
 
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I've got a set of these in black.

The fit is actually top notch for my pinhead, but if you've got a large melon, you might want to look elsewhere. Build quality is actually very nice, and the mic and actual headset is very sturdy. Pretty stylish in my opinion too...

Now, onto the sound. They do what they're intended to do... but they don't do anything special. The sound is actually very average. Bass is weak.

I couldn't beat Neweggs open box price though. For $35 + shipping they were a steal.
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How is there a big enough market of idiots that they can keep pumping out $6 worth of plastic and drivers, and use the "gaming" label to sell them at extortionate prices.

EDIT: So basically this "review" (plug) says that the sound is crap, but still recommends them because of... what? the cool cups?
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Meh, I'd just get some audiophile headphones with a zalman mic or a stationary mic. Works better and you get better sound quality, never understood the whole gaming headset thing, but to each his own I suppose.
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Meh, I'd just get some audiophile headphones with a zalman mic or a stationary mic. Works better and you get better sound quality, never understood the whole gaming headset thing, but to each his own I suppose.
AD-700 + Zalman is better than anything with the "gaming" label on it, ever.
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AD-700 + Zalman is better than anything with the "gaming" label on it, ever.
Even my PC 360 ?

http://www.sennheiser.com/sennheiser...-gaming_504122

Now then, who has square ears? This headset may be perfect for you.
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AD-700 + Zalman is better than anything with the "gaming" label on it, ever.
Word, my like minded brother.
    
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My friend won a free pair of these at PAX east. They aren't that great my ATH M-50's w/ Zalman destroy them hands down.
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Review:

http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages..._review,1.html
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