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post #21 of 28
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Everything will be limited by onboard, even your 4 year old 2.1 channel speakers. The speakers can only work with what there given.

Try AD500s there cheaper, save some money for a soundcard
are they available at NCIX?
    
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post #22 of 28
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OK so im going to pass on all this and Start over, Things i want to know, what to llok for in specs when buying a headset, and what i can get for a price range of about.... 100 ish dollars and say 20-30 dollars for a seperate clip on mic or whatever? i am limited to NCIX, Canadacomputers, Infonec, and Tigerdirect.ca
    
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post #23 of 28
I'm not sure that the paper specifications are all that important. I think a better gauge would be to read reviews of the headphones. And also since you want this for gaming positional audio might be important so you will want to look for a pair of open headphones. These will provide better soundstage.

I also suggest the Audio Technica AD700 with Zalman clip on mic.
    
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post #24 of 28
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Right so where can i find these items
    
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post #25 of 28
You can't use Amazon.ca?
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post #26 of 28
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amazon.ca i had some awful experience with, anyways i dug around NCIX and found the zalman clip on mic, but they dont seem to have AD700's and AD700's are like 150 bucks on the Audio Technia Website, so i dont really want that crazy either, Theres some Plantronics and Sennheizers at NCIX though, i dont know if they are any good, but i can also order from the other 3 sites
    
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post #27 of 28
You should have a look at Turtle Beach Headsets,
My current one is the Turtle Beach Earforce x11 and has never failed me once: Good quality Sound, Great Mic Quality and I got for £30. or $50 I think.
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post #28 of 28
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well im kinda looking for something thats enough to replace my current set of speakers, comfortable for hours of wearing it, and good enough to simulate the 4 speakers and the thumping subwoffer under the desk
    
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