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hey guys so im looking for a gaming headset for the computer, must have a mic as i use skype / teamspeak


was thinking of one of these, oppinions?


http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...5&promoid=1339


http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...22494&csid=_21


want to order tonight, so any suggests for a canadian would be awesome.

price point: 80$ with shipping
Edited by Lq Cloud - 6/13/11 at 6:57pm
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post #2 of 11
The gamecoms are pretty good and very comfortable. They have very similar audio quality of some of the lower end sennheiser headphones. The mic sounds great as well. I think they are the best for that price range

They sound almost identical to these

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...Tpk=sennheiser
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Please dont get a turtle beach, I made that mistake once and they're soooo overpriced for what you get. How much do you want to spend?
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post #4 of 11
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under 60$ with shipping so im thinking the gamecon's sense the turtle beech doesnt have noise cancelation
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post #5 of 11
if you have a larger head you will snap the gamecons i snapped 2 pairs clean in half finally just bought some headphones and a mic
JVC HA-RX700
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...0ha%20rx%20700
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post #6 of 11

i tried the gamecom's out on a whim, just to compare to my Sennheiser HD280's. the sound quality is terrible IMO (sound perception is subjective). this is almost cliche to recommend at this point, but i'd look into this setup for a bang-for-your-buck setup:

+ . i've never actually listened to these headphones, just blindly recommending based on what i've read around the net. so take it FWIW.
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by ghettogeddy View Post
if you have a larger head you will snap the gamecons i snapped 2 pairs clean in half finally just bought some headphones and a mic
JVC HA-RX700
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...0ha%20rx%20700
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836190016
Thats a nice suggestion. Generally you'll get much better sound quality for the price if you go for a headset and a seperate mic.
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hmm define large head i had the creative labs fatailty but they broke but i treated them like **** and they lasted 4 months lol but im torn between the 2, i had a turtle beech but broke it when i rolled my bed over them
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id like a headset and i guess i could move the price point to 80$ with shipping if it helps

im currnetly using a sytem where i have a stand alone mic and headphones but not like it so i jsut want it all in one
Edited by Lq Cloud - 6/13/11 at 6:57pm
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id like a headset and i guess i could move the price point to 80$ with shipping if it helps

im currnetly using a sytem where i have a stand alone mic and headphones but not like it so i jsut want it all in one
even at that price point io suggest headphones and mic. you will always be breaking headsets
    
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