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So im looking at buying this headset "Tritton AX Pro" found them for $169.99CDN+tax....

Is that a good deal for that headset?

For that price would you guys reccomend a different headset?

Tritton AX Pro vs Sennheiser pc360, which is better for gaming?

I mostly play FPS(75%), and listen to some music(25%).

I have creative x-fi titanium Champion sound card.

Is this the head set for me?

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I use the ax720's and I love them! Great sound, I'm able to hear everything around me. They do ok for music, but that's what I use my 2.1 for.
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5.1 and 7.1 headsets are a gimmick..

I got the tritton ax720s and I can't place directional sounds any better than I could with a cheap 50 dollar stereo gaming headset.

the sennheisers will be much better for music and gaming.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xPrestonn;13750264 
5.1 and 7.1 headsets are a gimmick..

I got the tritton ax720s and I can't place directional sounds any better than I could with a cheap 50 dollar stereo gaming headset.

the sennheisers will be much better for music and gaming.

Really? I can Distinguish Directional sounds very well.
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post #5 of 11
@Blood Fiend
We're in the same country. Not many places selling this headphone now.
I found Tritton AX 51 PRO only $104.99
www.memoryexpress.com/Products/PID-MX31237%28ME%29.aspx
I have Sennheiser PC360 with DG. Just plain 2 channel, no effects, no dolby.
8 direction sound cue are 101% clear in mw2, bc2, aram2, blk ops ...etc.
(I always wait for enemies shoot at their back, so you can tell biggrin.gif)
I want to buy a Tritton 5.1 too.
But let's wait "PC 510 HDa" available in our country.
Wait for E3, or even September when BIG games out, see if any new hardware coming up.

PS: I'm not an audiophile. But after I get Sennheiser PC360,
I have to listen all my old music, soundtrack cd's again.
Play all my old games again.
I'm amazed how much sound I've been missed these years.
I understand what people say "soundstage" biggrin.gif
Edited by qcktthfm1 - 6/4/11 at 5:44pm
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post #6 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Coolio831;13750292 
Really? I can Distinguish Directional sounds very well.

I can place directional sounds well, just not even marginally better than with a stereo headset
    
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post #7 of 11
trittons actually have 4 speakers in each cup for pretty good directional sound, but the turtle beach hpa2s are alot better due to better speaker spacing so they give you a more realistic surround feeling... akin to a discrete surround system

they're also a ton less money... so i guess you could have done better for that much money but they arent terrible headphones by any means...

all audiophiles here on ocn will tell you that they're "gimmicks" but heck... they have way better directional sound than regular stereo speakers imo
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by badatgames18;13753456 
all audiophiles here on ocn will tell you that they're "gimmicks" but heck... they have way better directional sound than regular stereo speakers imo

That's because you have onboard.
post #9 of 11
I bought Tritton AX720 then the AXPRO and now Audio Technia ATH-50M. I can say from experience Trittons are crap.

I use to think they were good for gaming but then I bought a pair of M50s. They blow the Trittons away in music AND GAMES. Sure they have a bit of directional sound but the quality of the M50s blows the Trittons away in gaming, someone sneaking up on you is much clearer on the M50s. The AXPros have a ton of white noise and the highs crack.

If your going to buy a pair Trittons I recommend the AX720, but its still a waste of money. Buy a good pair of stereo headphones not Trittons.

If you still want Trittons Ill sell my 720s or the Pros, but your money is better spent elsewhere.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ElementR;13753569 
The AXPros have a ton of white noise and the highs crack.

Second'd. I use Tritton AXPros for my 360 when I'm gaming with my buddies for the whole mic chat since I don't care for the microsoft mics. I admit they sound decent, but for the price it isn't worth it. I got these when I thought gaming headsets were actually good. Like I said, I just hang onto them for when I'm gaming with friends/going to LAN. Also if you wear glasses, the Trittons fit "funny". I have to adjust my glasses fairly often because of the headset.

Edit: They do work great for talking with your friends though, I will admit that. But I have read tons of reviews bashing the AXPros mic, as it apparently breaks in a short amount of time. I've had mine since Aug 2010 and I have no issues. Granted I am very anal about keeping my stuff in good shape, so they are pretty mint. They get hung up on the wall every time when not in use. If they aren't on my head, they are on the wall. Plain and simple.
Edited by waldoh74 - 6/4/11 at 6:13pm
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