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         So, I recently put together my new PC and was looking for a new pair of headphones since my Logitech G930s broke down and stopped charging (apparently its a common issue). I didn't buy a sound card, because I thought they weren't needed, because some realtek integrated chip was on my motherboard or something. Just read this and found out I'm a dumbass. Anyway, I have a pretty bad - no sound card, and my price range is preferrably under $100. I mostly use headphones for games, but I also listen to music on them. I don't usually pick a specific type of music, just whatever I'm in the mood for at the time. Any personal recommendations?
Edited by Munch - 7/25/12 at 9:05pm
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This card if you don't mind a refurb
Creative Titanium
And these headphones if you are mainly gaming and are not too rough on your things
RH600s
If you are a little more rough, as in throwing your headset around, not putting it away, throwing it in your backpack, etc... you will want to look into other headphones like the SR850s

This is basically my setup tongue.gif

Oh, and use this forum, it is much newer and is has been updated
http://www.overclock.net/t/1014902/ocns-most-recommended-audio-products
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Thanks for the reply. I'm kinda iffy on analog jacks, because I know I've broken most of them in an ear by twisting the wire too much accidentally. I think USB would be an ok option for me because I don't really have a good sound card, and I don't really have the money to get good headphones and a good sound card atm.
Edited by Munch - 7/25/12 at 10:27pm
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Thanks for the reply. I'm kinda iffy on analog jacks, because I know I've broken most of them in an ear by twisting the wire too much accidentally. I think USB would be an ok option for me because I don't really have a good sound card, and I don't really have the money to get good headphones and a good sound card atm.

I just linked you a headphones + soundcard that you can get with your budget, they will be better than any USB headset you get. tongue.gif
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