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What are some great quality gaming headsets under $100?
    
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If you're more of the audiophile type, it is generally recommended around the forums to purchase a high-quality pair of headphones+ a zalman clip-on mic. Headphones people on these forums usually purchase are the Sennheiser HD555 or the Audio-Technica ATH-AD700.

My setup is a JVC HARX700 + a zalman mic, and it works out very well.
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JVC HA-RX 700's or 900's with clip on mic.
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Should check out this video and see what fits your need. Most of them should be under 100 i believe the most expensive headset is the G930 which runs around 110 shipped so thats a little pushing your budget.
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Most people are gonna suggest a pair of headphones and either a clip-on mic or a desk mounted mic, reason being that it that that tends to be much better sounding for the price.

Let me have a look around and I'll get back to you if someone else doesn't in the mean time

Edit : Yup ! See The JVC's or the HD555 are the ones to go for in your budget
Edited by Deano12345 - 7/18/11 at 11:08am
    
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AD700 with zalman clip on mic, or G930. G930 won't sound nearly as good as ad700, but its voip capabailities are second to none.
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Best for gaming under $100 is without a doubt the AD700s. As others have said, if you care about your money, don't purchase any "gaming headsets".
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Stop with the clip on mic suggestions. He said gaming HEADSET. Not surround sound stereo headphones with a crappy clip on mic.

My suggestions:

Either this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-036-_-Product

or this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826158081

I own both, and the better out of the two is the siberia for build quality. It'll last a while. Both have awesome gaming sound (particularly bass performance) and microphones.
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Should check out this video and see what fits your need. Most of them should be under 100 i believe the most expensive headset is the G930 which runs around 110 shipped so thats a little pushing your budget.
Personally, I would not use any of those products.

Giving somebody the SUGGESTION of the Audio-Technica AD700 + Zalman mic is very valid and both are better products in every way than anything any of those headsets have. Bright green and pink are the first signs of flash over quality.
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I'm just not sure what makes people blatantly disregard what he asked in his original post and recommend something else. He said gaming headset, not a separate headphone/mic combination.
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