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so right now I have 40 dollars in promotional credit on amazon so I was thinking of either picking up MW3 or a new pair of headphones. I dont know if i care so much for how MW3 is looking so I am kind of leaning towards headphones. I am using the default onboard soundcard that is built into my motherboard which i believe is 8.1 channel or something like that. Either way I think it sounds good the way it is and dont think i need a sound card.

I currently have a set of Tritton ax 720s that do not have a whole lot of bass to them.

I also have these which sound good:


However sometimes I wonder if a headset around the ear would be better for gaming or not. I will primarily be using these for gaming but I also listen to music sometimes while playing.

Here are some that I am looking at:

Edited by Ratjack - 10/3/11 at 2:10pm
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ATH-M50's or ATH AD700
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Ratjack, what's your budget?
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Ratjack, what's your budget?
i would not really want anything above 60 bucks. did you have an idea of something that was more? if you do please still feel free to share, if it is good enough i am always willing to adjust my budget lol.
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post #5 of 6

Done deal, Samson Sr850s. Bassy, sound stage, 60 bucks.

Amazon.

Go.

Ignore the Sony's. They're not as good as you'd like. They're pretty clamping. They're also extremely dull.
Edited by Simca - 10/3/11 at 4:12pm
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post #6 of 6
are $65. For the price they have pretty good bass.
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