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Alright I'm going to start live streaming in a couple o months i want to get all my gear setup and i need a unlimited internet pipe since mine caps at 150gigs
since I'm going to try to stream in HD it's most likely going to be League of Legends, Dota2 and probably just some other games i like playing my streaming program is Xsplit if any one knows it(also looking for tips on Xplits)

but i'm looking for a decent mic and sound card on a budget if i need to buy a controller or interface it's no prob i just want suggestions price range will be in the 100-250$

i don't need speakers or a Pair of headphones well not at the moment anyways

All help will be appreciated
Edited by Drakenxile - 8/10/11 at 12:56pm
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I like how you say on a budget and then say $200-$400. Zalman clip on mic is pretty reliable, and it's not like you need a mic that handles super highs and super lows (you won't be singing when you stream, right?)

For soundcard (look on ebay):
$50-60: Refurbed Xonar DX/D1
$70-90: Refurbed Auzentech Forte
$90-$120: Titanium HD
>$120: Xonar ST/STX
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I like how you say on a budget and then say $200-$400. Zalman clip on mic is pretty reliable, and it's not like you need a mic that handles super highs and super lows (you won't be singing when you stream, right?)

For soundcard (look on ebay):
$50-60: Refurbed Xonar DX/D1
$70-90: Refurbed Auzentech Forte
$90-$120: Titanium HD
>$120: Xonar ST/STX
i might be lol

but i want my voice to be as clear as possible i since xsplit is gay i can only have one input so i need a mic that wont distort if i listen to music threw my speakers

i lowered my buget i just remembered im going to be buying a new system when ivy bridge and the 7000series come out
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post #4 of 5

zalman mic still your best bet. Voice quality is very good. Even if its not, its still a good gaming mic at $7. Or you can try this, its highest rated on newegg and amazon:


Zalman mic link:http://bestbyte.net/merchant/merchan...&Store_Code=BB
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i was thinking something like this http://blog.digitalcontentproducer.c.../at2020usb.jpg as a mic

except im not sure if usb would be that awesome
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