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I have been through 4 or 5 14.99 k-mart brand headsets that them breaking jas lot to do with small children in the house that use my Pc while I am at work (they love minecraft). I would hated to have had a nicer pair and had something happen to those biggrin.gif I am looking for something decent as they're now older and better around my stuff.thumb.gif

Can't say a whole lot about other headphones besides the Sennheiser HD555's and the Audio Technica AD700's, but I throw these around all the time and travel to LAN's with them. I'm sure that's enough "damage" to them, yet they sound like they did after I burned them in.

Cord has been ran over more times than I can think of even per day, both pairs are perfectly fine. thumb.gif
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No, it's like comparing a Toyota Camry to an Honda Accord and judging them based on top speed on a racetrack. You haven't experienced proper headphones thus you have a small perception of what;s good and what's not.

so what's in your opinion best (100~200 $) stereo,and 5.1-7.1 gaming headset ?
    
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so what's in your opinion best (100~200 $) stereo,and 5.1-7.1 gaming headset ?

5.1-7.1 gaming headset does not exist in kiwi's dictionary of cans.
 
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5.1-7.1 gaming headset does not exist in kiwi's dictionary of cans.

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=lapdog
    
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http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=lapdog

They don't exist though.

HD555's, AD700, DT770 Pro (80ohm), K701/K702

If you're seriously looking for a headset though.

PC350, PC360, MMX 300 (Above price range).

EDIT: Just realized the K701's and K702's are above budget. whoops. redface.gif
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Then both K701 and K702 req a headphone amp that also a good match for it. So it would even make the op budget go over even more if he doesn't have atleast a STX/ST to do them some justice. But still req a external amp to get the most outta them.
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Then both K701 and K702 req a headphone amp that also a good match for it. So it would even make the op budget go over even more if he doesn't have atleast a STX/ST to do them some justice. But still req a external amp to get the most outta them.

Yeah completely blew my mind that headphone prices went up. I remember when the AD700's were only 90 dollars max, they were just slightly cheaper than the HD555's at the time. I wonder why they're so much more expensive now. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

AD700's are still a great buy for it's large sound stage which is perfect for gaming.
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Yeah completely blew my mind that headphone prices went up. I remember when the AD700's were only 90 dollars max, they were just slightly cheaper than the HD555's at the time. I wonder why they're so much more expensive now. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
AD700's are still a great buy for it's large sound stage which is perfect for gaming.

because Audio Technica forced the retailers to put up the price as they were breaking their dealer agreements selling it so low.
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They don't exist though.
HD555's, AD700, DT770 Pro (80ohm), K701/K702
If you're seriously looking for a headset though.
PC350, PC360, MMX 300 (Above price range).
EDIT: Just realized the K701's and K702's are above budget. whoops. redface.gif

That's exactly my point ,most very good headsets will require you to spend way more what you can get Tritton AX Pro or Logitech G35 (around $100 both are USB no sound card required -no video driver issues ) for, which are very good gaming headsets ,this thread is about Saround sound headsets so stop bashing please ,if you don't like em don't buy them
BTW i own Trittons and they are very good alternative to more expensive headsets
    
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That's exactly my point ,most very good headsets will require you to spend way more what you can get Tritton AX Pro or Logitech G35 (around $100 both are USB no sound card required -no video driver issues ) for, which are very good gaming headsets ,this thread is about Saround sound headsets so stop bashing please ,if you don't like em don't buy them
BTW i own Trittons and they are very good alternative to more expensive headsets

PC350's are ~ $125 if you really need a headset.

I'm curious as to why you need a headset verse a quality stereo headphone and a clip on mic.

If you're a on a budget, HA-RX700 ~ $35 and a clip on for ~$10.

Neither of those need a sound card, or drivers. Not bashing, just giving showing you better alternatives is the only thing I see going on in this thread.

EDIT: I've never had a issue with sound card drivers personally, I know some others do. I've owned Audigy 2 ZS Gamer, Audigy 2 SE, X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty, X-Fi Titanium, X-Fi XtremeMusic, X-Fi XtremeGamer, and currently using a X-Fi Titanium HD.
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because Audio Technica forced the retailers to put up the price as they were breaking their dealer agreements selling it so low.

They were such a steal at the price too, oh well.
Edited by dmasteR - 2/16/12 at 12:00pm
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