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Primarily for gaming, Circuitcity.com, AD700s.

I find it silly people are forced to buy from certain stores unless they have a gift card they're trying to use up. If you don't have a gift card, use amazon.

If you want to learn more about headphones, see what recommendations would be good for you, why headsets are not the way to go etc, then check out the links in my sig.
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post #12 of 15
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Originally Posted by cryfreedom66 View Post
Music PC what is your definitive gaming headset recommendation for under 180 dollars?
In the headset category, the sennheisers. But you say that you are limited to circuit city which is not good.

The most logical way is to go for a pair of headphones. Like guys recommend.
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Originally Posted by Simca View Post
Primarily for gaming, Circuitcity.com, AD700s.

I find it silly people are forced to buy from certain stores unless they have a gift card they're trying to use up. If you don't have a gift card, use amazon.

If you want to learn more about headphones, see what recommendations would be good for you, why headsets are not the way to go etc, then check out the links in my sig.
can you explain why these are better than the sennheiser 518s though...they have lower sensitivity specs and lower impedence...sorry im a audio noob.
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post #14 of 15
518s don't have as large a sound stage, as good of mids and aren't as good a headphone as the AD700s. That said the 558s stock are probably a step down from the AD700s. Recable the 558s and you have something else though.
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post #15 of 15
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went with the ad700s...thanks guys!
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