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post #1 of 27
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hello,
i wanna buy a new gaming headphone under $80 and that too not WIRELESS..I just play fps games ..

Also it should also have a usb output or sholuld be bundeled with a usb connector.


Any personnel experince or preference will be hihly appreciated.

Help !!!
Edited by henryy5ghz - 2/15/12 at 11:11pm
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post #2 of 27
any real reason why you want USB? I'd much rather have a soundcard + headphone, which you can have even with a low-ish budget of $80 e.g. Samson RH600 + Xonar DG
post #3 of 27
Please no usb. if you must... you shouldn't. This should help you decide. http://www.overclock.net/t/1014902/ocns-most-recommended-audio-products
post #4 of 27
Cheap USB audio can only end one way - poorly. If you're willing to reconsider, I'll gladly help. If not, there really isn't anything I can suggest.
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post #5 of 27
Thread Starter 
first of all there ain't any real reason for goinh with USB...
Now suggest agood analog headphone that should help me in many fps games including BF3 and CID etc.

And thanks for making me aware something about usb output headphone

still need some suggestionss !!! (also tell that logitech heaphones ain't good and reqire some feedback on corsair and razer's headsets).
Edited by henryy5ghz - 2/16/12 at 6:02am
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post #6 of 27
Well I personally have used the Corsair HS1A's and they sound good but if you are wearing for a long time they do rub your ear after a while. I've been looking at the razor Characias at best buy and they look about the same. I prefer Corsair over razor. I'd recommend the Corsair Vengeance 1300 headset. For your GAMING needs at your budget. thumb.gif
post #7 of 27
Thread Starter 
so corsair's 1300 is bang for the buck cuz this time i'm a bit tight on my budget.
Remember that i love gaming say 75% game and 25% music.

So should i just grab this as my new headphone or there are any more suggestion..

If anyone can suggest agood headphone better than this for this budget .
you're most welcome to do so thumb.gif
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post #8 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by henryy5ghz View Post

so corsair's 1300 is bang for the buck cuz this time i'm a bit tight on my budget.
Remember that i love gaming say 75% game and 25% music.
So should i just grab this as my new headphone or there are any more suggestion..
If anyone can suggest agood headphone better than this for this budget .
you're most welcome to do so thumb.gif

Do you need a Headset or Headphones? Headphones your options become much greater. Headset at your budget I recommend the 1300's
post #9 of 27
Unless you absolutely NEED to have gimmicky fake surround sound, dont get ANY headphone marketed towards "gaming". They are all gimmicks.

Next question for you: do you absolutely need a built-in microphone or would you be fine attaching one yourself / don't even need one? Also, what form factor do you prefer?
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Sennheiser PC 151? sound quality is not bad for a cheap headset.
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