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In need of a good headset to last me for a while...

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1.) Budget = ~$120 USD

2.) Music-wise I listen to mostly metal and rock, but I'm alternative when it comes to music in general.

3.) I'd like a headset that's got a good quality mic and is preferred for gaming. Good bass is always nice.

4.) As far as brands go, Sennheiser is the big one I know of, but whatever would work well in the end.

5.) I'd be moving about and it'd be going wherever my laptop goes for gaming sessions and the like. Durability is a must.

6.) I live in the USA. Any sites would be appreciated. biggrin.gif Newegg is the only site I thought where to look, but if there's a better site, please lemme know. redface.gif


I'd like to make a note that I wear my current headset for extended periods of time. They get uncomfortable after a few hours of use and I have to take them off unfortunately. frown.gif Any brands or models that are comfy to wear for extended durations (6+ hours) would be nice. smile.gif

Also, anything that's over-the-ear is preferred. biggrin.gif
Edited by Imglidinhere - 5/2/12 at 9:50pm
     
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Well... yea. These.

http://www.amazon.com/Technica-ATH-AD700-Open-air-Audiophile-Headphones/dp/B000CMS0XU/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1336019156&sr=8-9

Wait.... hold up

Headphones, or headset. You kinda ask for two different things.

Because I would still offer up those, plus this as a Mic.

http://www.amazon.com/Zalman-Zm-Mic1-Sensitivity-Headphone-Microphone/dp/B00029MTMQ/ref=pd_bxgy_e_img_b
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Yeah a headset is preferred. But something like what you offered. Sorry about that. redface.gif
     
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I've used the PC360 which you might be able to find used for around your budget if you check out head-fi.org I haven't used PC350 but it reviews very well.
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