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Razer Tiamat vs any other headset

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I've gone through a fair few headsets. Astros, SS2 (Steelseries Siberia V2), Orca and currently Logitech G35 (so far my favourite headsets so far). Anybody have experience with the Tiamat, I know they marketed it as the first TRUE 7.1 circum blah blah blah amazing for competitive gamers like me headset. Thoughts?

EDIT: I mean for gaming effectiveness. I know that stereo headphones have better sound quality than pretty much any gaming headset.
Edited by phanatiK - 6/18/12 at 12:51pm
post #2 of 9
Get stereo headphones or headset if you are looking for sound quality. In most cases good headphones are also better built than gimmick gaming headsets.
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+1 for wired, stereo cans - just far superior SQ/$$
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post #4 of 9
Get a sound card and good stereo headphones.
post #5 of 9
Gaming headsets are a marketing gimmick, see this guide here for finding the best solution for you http://www.overclock.net/t/1014902/ocns-most-recommended-audio-products/0_100
post #6 of 9
I do agree that they can be a gimmick, however I recently purchased the Razer Tiamat's and with a good sound card they sound absolutely amazing.
post #7 of 9
I tried Tiamat, it's not a gimmick, I hear things I couldn't hear before, in games I play (BF3, MW3, Arma2OA).
It helps me wipe the whole squad behind containers, pre fire at the corner of the walls.
It's true that you have to choose between sound quality or better directional sound. I think it's good for competitive gamers.
Anyway, I refund it after 4 days. I stick with my PC360 quality biggrin.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by qcktthfm1 View Post

It's true that you have to choose between sound quality or better directional sound

Neg. You can have both (and cheaper).
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chinesekiwi View Post

Neg. You can have both (and cheaper).
pretty much.

Headsets are sort of like.. Heres a $10 pair of headphones colored green and black with a cool logo and a $5 mic glued on its worth $100

Not implying all headsets are like that but, most are.
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