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What's better?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826249036

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826402014

Or do you have better suggestions? My budget is anything less than a hundred.
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It'd like it to be good for music and games. Not too much noise coming out would be nice.
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post #3 of 13

AD700s are a WORLD better than the steel series
Grab yourself this:

and you got yourself a nice headset

The AD700s are some of the best cans for the price. Don't have a lot of bass, but the sound stage......is amazing. Perfect for gaming.

I love my AD700s. Tried my bro's steel series (same as the one you listed) and almost puked. AD700s are much better. Steel sereis tend to be muddled.

Also the AD700s have better drivers and better frequency response.


And as an FYI, there is an edit button for a reason. Double posts.... ewww....
Edited by Lord Xeb - 8/4/11 at 11:28pm
 
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I don't care too much for the mic honestly. I'll guess I'll go with the AD700 since they're so much better. Thanks man.
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post #5 of 13
If you havent bought it yet, buy it here for alot less:
http://www.soundprofessionals.com/cg...source=froogle
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post #6 of 13
You can definitely get better quality audio for a much cheaper price tag, but I will admit, using that wired mic is a pain in the ass. I'm tempted to just buy one of those desktop mics for when I use my headset.

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Originally Posted by Wararchon View Post
If you havent bought it yet, buy it here for alot less:
http://www.soundprofessionals.com/cg...source=froogle
FYI, those are refurbished (see drop down menu).
Edited by Infinite Jest - 8/5/11 at 8:22am
post #7 of 13
Disregard my last post. For $50 there is no better quality audio. AD700 by far best budget gaming headphone.
http://www.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/cls....th-ad700-headp
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Well it seems that you're decided. I will say that I've worked with a ton of Audio Technica microphones (I'm a sound technician at my church) before. The handhelds are so-so, but the lavaliers (clip on microphones) are trash. AT makes garbage lavaliers, so I'm assuming that some of that brilliant engineering likely goes into their microphones for headsets too.

In short, the miniaturized microphones from AT are trash. But their headphones are decent.
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wararchon View Post
Disregard my last post. For $50 there is no better quality audio. AD700 by far best budget gaming headphone.
http://www.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/cls....th-ad700-headp
Those aren't new. It says they've been modded and the condition is rated as 7/10...If it were me, I would just throw down the extra money and buy them new from Amazon.
post #10 of 13
Sure, they are used, but the mods only benefit the headphones
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The slight mods are simply some batting put inside the earcups to cut down on resonances, and the cloth screens over the drivers are gone is order to open the sound a little more.
So if anything, they would be pre-burnt in with better mods, all for $50 shipped. I'm sorry if that sounds terrible.
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