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Hi i was wondering if you guys got any recommendations for a headset/headphones, im gonna use it for gaming (mostly FPS)

I was considering: Audio Technica ATH-AD700+Zalman Microphone but i have to import it from the U.S ( I live in Norway and the headset costs 232 USD here )

Thanks in advance, P.S: I am mostly on my laptop so not the best sound card.
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steelseries siberia v2 USB is good.

but i think theres others with more experience with buying them.
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I have Logitech G930 wireless headset and it's awesome for gaming, or any type of media for that matter. It has 7.1 surround sound!
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http://www.mobilepc.com/Electronics/...for-Pro-Gaming

promo code for 5% off: newcust5off

Same drivers as HD595, integrated mic
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shredicus View Post
http://www.mobilepc.com/Electronics/...for-Pro-Gaming

promo code for 5% off: newcust5off

Same drivers as HD595, integrated mic
^That 100%. Get it while you can.
EDIT: Assuming you can get it where you live for a similar price. Otherwise AD700/HD555 +clip on
post #6 of 19
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Originally Posted by Sneezemeat View Post
Thanks in advance, P.S: I am mostly on my laptop so not the best sound card.
you considered a USB DAC?
post #7 of 19
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^That 100%. Get it while you can.
EDIT: Assuming you can get it where you live for a similar price. Otherwise AD700/HD555 +clip on
They cost 1300 NOK ~ 234 USD

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you considered a USB DAC?
I'll look into it
EDIT: They were kind of expensive and I'm trying to stay around 100 $
Edited by Sneezemeat - 7/19/11 at 3:50am
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I'm using.. well was, brother needed it:


It has a little converter that swaps it from the two plugs to USB, so it can work right off of that, the mic is flexible, goes just about anywhere and stays in place, it's a semi rigid, flexible... mic. It's great.

The audio quality in game is also scary good, especially with the little USB module [THX whatever thingy] where you can tweak how it sounds, it's extremely accurate as far as positioning and just the audio. BC2 is a joy to play with that headset.

Oh, ironically.. the Creative Alpha is just garbage.. don't touch it even if your life depended on it, the Sigma is great though. ^^
    
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I'm using.. well was, brother needed it: Creative Sigma

It has a little converter that swaps it from the two plugs to USB, so it can work right off of that, the mic is flexible, goes just about anywhere and stays in place, it's a semi rigid, flexible... mic. It's great.

The audio quality in game is also scary good, especially with the little USB module [THX whatever thingy] where you can tweak how it sounds, it's extremely accurate as far as positioning and just the audio. BC2 is a joy to play with that headset.

Oh, ironically.. the Creative Alpha is just garbage.. don't touch it even if your life depended on it, the Sigma is great though. ^^
Nice, I think USB will work best for me since I'll mostly use it on the laptop, so thanks for the recommendation
Edit: Too bad I probably can't sneak it under the customs but I'll manage to pay 25 % VAT since it isn't so expensive
Edited by Sneezemeat - 7/19/11 at 4:58am
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Steelseries Siberia V2 recommended. Awesome headphones with a rather low price. Of course if you can handle it then the Sennheiser PC360's like mentioned earlier but it seems they go a "bit" over the budget.
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