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I'am looking for some good headphone for Gaming and Music( I mostly listen to very technical music with crazy bass lines ). I only had plantronics or other ****ty brand headphone so , I do not know what is a good pair of cans. Someone suggested to me to avoid those ' gaming headset ' since they are apparently a big scam. My budget is 120$ or less. I also can buy a separated microphone.




Can you recommend me anything? thanks you.
post #2 of 27
Ultrasone HFI-580.

Shure SRH840 (if you can find one for a decent price) - gets better with amplifier and scales well with good sound sources.
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post #3 of 27
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alright, Is my onboard sound (p8p67pro) good enough for a headset like this?

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Audio-Technic...ht_2390wt_1396


Or it's not worth it without a good sound card?
post #4 of 27
You'll want at least a discreet soundcard. There is more room for a proper amping circuit on a card.

As for headphones, I like the ultrasones.
post #5 of 27
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well that suck , can someone link me a pair of headphones good enough for my onboard sound card ?
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sony mdr-7506, or the slightly less expensive mdr-v6. so good for the price.
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post #7 of 27
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Originally Posted by tlovhak View Post
well that suck , can someone link me a pair of headphones good enough for my onboard sound card ?
Why not get a sound card AND headphones? within your budget would be far better than just maxing out your budget without a soundcard.

If you get a $600 pair of headphones, they will still sound like the $12 worth of circuit your mainboard manufacturer put into your board.
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post #9 of 27
You actually can pick up the M50s for $122 including shipping with the coupon code they provide you.

http://www.soundprofessionals.com/cg.../item/ATH-M50s

And yeah, a soundcard is cheap.
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i don't think I have enough room because of my 3 slot video card O_O
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