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So I have $100. to spend on a new headset. What do you guys think I should pick up?

I've been looking into the G35 and the Corsair HS1. What else should I look into?

I've also been looking into something like JVC RX900 + a mic. Any other good options like this?
Edited by snoball - 10/16/11 at 10:07am
 
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lol headset

Here it comes.................................
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Woundingchaney;15330953 
lol headset

Here it comes.................................

Oh I know the audiophiles will tear me to shreds but idc.
 
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post #4 of 19
Depends on what are you looking in for a headset?

And i wouldn't really recommend the 2 you said because there USB headsets.
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My brother bought me G930s and I like them a lot when I game. For music, I have my Essence ST hooked and nice speakers.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Darksoul844;15331017 
Depends on what are you looking in for a headset?

And i wouldn't really recommend the 2 you said because there USB headsets.

oh yeah , you should avoid USB

as for headsets , i will say the usual : a headphones + mic are a lot better , with 100$ i dont think you can find good headset , the only good headset i know is the PC350 and this is 170$

BTW what are going to use them for (Music/Gaming)?
    
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post #7 of 19
I had the G35 set before and they were great but they were USB so I couldnt use them when I got my sound card. I see you have a sound card as well so I wouldnt recommend getting any headset that is USB. You need something that plugs directly into the sound card.
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Read the links in my sig to understand why wireless and USB headsets are inferior in every way to wire headphones.

That said, RX900s are not great gaming headphones.

Assuming you want them for gaming, you should buy the AD700s.

If you want bass in your headphones, then you should buy the Samson SR850s.

Every other solution will likely be inferior for sub 100 dollars.
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post #9 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Crag;15331062 
oh yeah , you should avoid USB

as for headsets , i will say the usual : a headphones + mic are a lot better , with 100$ i dont think you can find good headset , the only good headset i know is the PC350 and this is 170$

BTW what are going to use them for (Music/Gaming)?

Primarily gaming w/ some music.


JVC RX900+mic any good?
 
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post #10 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Simca;15331079 
*snip*
Read the links in my sig to understand why wireless and USB headsets are inferior in every way to wire headphones.

That said, RX900s are not great gaming headphones.

Assuming you want them for gaming, you should buy the AD700s.

If you want bass in your headphones, then you should buy the Samson SR850s.

Every other solution will likely be inferior for sub 100 dollars.

So AD700s are superior for gaming when considering mic+headphones for sub 100?
 
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