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Probably going to get flamed for this, but i used x11's from my 360, they are fully compatible with pc and when i play black ops on pc and 360 i can hear the slightest footsteps around me.
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Not personally, but I had some experience with the Icemat Siberia's and they were great. The V2's are just a better version of those. The V2's have a reputation for being very comfortable. I think, especially with the sale at SteelSeries right now, that they're a pretty decent buy.
Cool. They're definitely "in the lead" right now for my next set. I know my brother swore by the original version.

I've got a better idea of what I'm looking for now. Strong stereo separation. Hmm...

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Probably going to get flamed for this, but i used x11's from my 360, they are fully compatible with pc and when i play black ops on pc and 360 i can hear the slightest footsteps around me.
I've heard good things about T urtle Beach. I'll give them a look.
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Based on that image, it just looks like you were using really bad cans. The analog headset properly lowered the sounds of footsteps based on distance to your character. However, looking at that graph that you made for the USB headset, it looks like it wasn't properly adjusting volume based on the distance from you, they were more likely producing sounds at a specific minimum volume, which was much higher than that of what it should have been, thus giving you the impression that you were hearing footsteps in the distance.

Since you clearly like this, I would suggest that you check the audio settings in your computer to see if you can change the minimum volume that everything has to play at. If there are no settings like that, I would then get that headset which you originally used, because most likely that bug/glitch wouldn't occur again, no matter what solution of headset you choose.
     
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post #25 of 44
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Cool. The X31's look nice too.
Just noticed they're wireless. I'll pass on the x31's.
Edited by remer - 8/4/11 at 7:27pm
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post #26 of 44
Or just the dss and a normal headset if your on the cheap

Anyways, glad i turned you turtle beach, i love the sets to death, so much that my girlfriend went and bought me one for my birthday because i had borrowed a set when i went to a halo tournament.

Edit: I know the wireless look cool an all, but from my experiences of trying both, the wired set actually produces better sound for cheaper
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Edit: I know the wireless look cool an all, but from my experiences of trying both, the wired set actually produces better sound for cheaper
Yeah. I edited my post. My sennheiser wireless were a real disappointment.
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post #28 of 44
Oh and one thing to keep in mind, x11's were ment for console play so they have a 16ft cord. extremely long if your using it for computer use.
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OK. Its between the Audio Technica ATH-AD700's and SteelSeries Siberia V2's.
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Go for the AD700s I just got a pair and I am blown away!
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