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Hi guys, after recently applying for an RA on my 3 day old Razer Megalodons (That sound dreadful might i add).

i am in need of a suggestion, i need a decent headset w/mic for competitive FPS gaming, had a set of g35s that i loved but sold to my little brother. after further research Ive come to the conclusion that USB = Bad for sound.

any suggestions are much appreciated $250 budget

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why not get sennhieser 595 and get a clip on mic?

I use Audio-Technica ATH-A700 headphones and a mic
Edited by Juggalo23451 - 10/19/11 at 7:32pm
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If you must absolutely have a headset, Sennheiser PC350 or 360, though I would also just recommend headphone + clip on mic.
    
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So you want 7.1 headphone without using usb ...
As far as I know, it doesnt exist (im not pro in headphones)
GO with headphones with a mic clip or a stable mic
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post #5 of 19
Dont know any true 7.1 headsets, but the Tritton AX Pro are True 5.1. They have 8 speakers, 4 in each cup. I don't recommend it as headphones like HD555, or AD700 would be a much better choice for gaming. With a 250 budget you could also go with the Beyerdynamic DT770 PRO, but you'll need a amp for it as these need a little more juice.
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Thx guys, appreciating all the feedback, excuse my ignorance but difference between headphone and headset is just a mic right?

Heard heaps about the Sennheiser 595's but apparently the bass is weak and there are sound leaks, other then that nothing but good
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post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by Hawwtie View Post
Thx guys, appreciating all the feedback, excuse my ignorance but difference between headphone and headset is just a mic right?
Yes. That's why the most preferred route is good headphones and then the Zalman Clip-On Mic. The sound quality of that mic for its price is ridiculous (in a good way).
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Ha ha, so Sennheiser 595s with clip on mic, any other suggestions?
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post #9 of 19
Oye, Megalodon's aren't the worst thing around, but then again I got mine for $70

Suggestions:
You could get Triton PRO's which have individual drivers for each field, but they're 5.1.... *Bonus* Detachable mic boom. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ton%20ax%20pro



You could also get some Turtle Beach HPA-2's, or HPX-SS's which sound absolutely fantastic, but are only 5.1, but true surround...
*Bonus* Detachable mic boom. Sidenote: These are just plain good ol' 3.5mm jacks aswell, for every driver. Real great price point too for only $75

http://www.turtlebeach.com/products/...force-hpx.aspx


The only other alternatives I know of, are some real quality Sennhesier's.

Well, hope I helped!

Best of luck mate,
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Will you be using these for music as well? What type of music?
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