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I need a new headset, was thinking of Astro A40? Are they any good or? Heard they are not even 7.1?

What else should I get or should I get astros ;o I want wireless ones but also cable version if possible at the same time.

Can anyone give me the right link

Thanks in advance
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Dude, 7.1 headphones are a gimmick, a good pair of nice stereo eadphones and a mic is what you need, they might dont look as "cool" as a headset, but the quality will be better. Just my 2 cents!!
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So Astro A40 are bad? O.o
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post #4 of 21
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So Astro A40 are bad? O.o
Well, i havent tried those before, so I couldnt tell, but I wouldnt encourage anyone to buy "gaming" headphones, as theyre most of the time way overpriced and have low quality audio when compared with "regular" stereo headphones. You could spend arround 100dlls and grab a pair of nice audiophile entry level headphones and a mic. Believe me, you wont be disapointed!!
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post #5 of 21
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Can you recommend me the best possible headset ever? I mean not super expensive, up to like 300-400$ tops
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post #6 of 21
Best at that price range is the akg 702

they are like 270 at amazon right now
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post #7 of 21
's then you can attach a clip-on. That should make for ONE HELL of an audio setup, and only at around $250.
post #8 of 21
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Can you recommend me the best possible headset ever? I mean not super expensive, up to like 300-400$ tops
I could recommend you a pair of 300-400 headphones, but As I've said, I couldnt recommend any headset. As an example, if you're a bit lucky, you could get a pair of sennheiser HD650 for 400, and these are top quality audiophile grade high end headphones. You wont need anything else.. Well maybe an amp if your sound card is not too powerful.
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post #9 of 21
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I have this sound card and I havent even used it yet I remembered I had one and.... decided to look for decent headphones and get it all going!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829132005

Not sure how good it is ^^ I suck at sound cards and headsets etc

Btw are AKG 702 the best headphones u can get? for 300$ or so or are there better ones?

Thanks for the help so far
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post #10 of 21
I know that it is a bit gimmicky getting 7.1 but i have razer megladon headphones with mike and even though it was expensive it was easily my best buy... Great quality good mike on it, adjustment is great and the surround is really quite immersive when used with the correct game or program....

9/10 on the megladons, would be 10 if they had of been cheaper
    
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