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I am building a low-profile computer build for being on the run, travels, vacations, LANs, etc, and I would like to keep things as cheap reasonable as possible.]

So, now it comes time to determine the peripherals for this build, or, more specifically to this section: headphones. I am looking for the best bang-for-buck headphones with the following criteria:

-Wired.
-Best bass possible.
-Best gaming surround possible.
-No earbuds.
-No canal buds.
-Under $10-20, if possible. If not, oh well.

Thanks.
    
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post #2 of 9
Well you're not going to find anything that truly meets those needs in that price range.
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The JVC HARX700 seem to be fairly popular and are in Simca's awesome recommendation thread, but they're a bit outside the price range you stated.

Here's Simca's thread if you're interested -
http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards...-products.html
Edited by frizo - 5/24/11 at 12:18pm
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post #4 of 9

IMO Best in the low end bracket. I own these and they're the best investment in audio I've made.


Edit : Beat me to it.
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Sennheiser HD201´s will get you by, I used them for a couple of years before changing to the 457`s , they sound fine for the money.


Edited by mr soft - 5/24/11 at 4:07pm
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Senn HD201's or if you want to spend a little extra, go with the JVC HA-RX700's.
     
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I'm looking for pretty much the same headphones as the TC, but my budget is up to $65 on amazon (I have a gift card). However, I would like a pair of headphones with a mic. Any suggestions?
    
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by UrbanSmooth View Post
I am building a low-profile computer build for being on the run, travels, vacations, LANs, etc, and I would like to keep things as cheap reasonable as possible.
PortaPros. Modded HARXs are awesome for the price but you look like an idiot wearing them in public.
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Check out Most Recommended Products thread in my sig if you're wondering what you should buy for your budget.
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