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Hello.

Im purchasing a new motherboard with Creative SoundCore 3D quad-core that supports up to 250 Ohm headsets. Which would be a good headset to use with this? Budget $100-250. Thanks.
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Which kind of gaming? Competitive or non competitive? open back or closed?
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Originally Posted by musicPC View Post

Which kind of gaming? Competitive or non competitive? open back or closed?

Alright an audiophile! Thanks for responding musicPC.

I mostly play FPShooters. I just game for fun, but I'm very competative biggrin.gif
I would probably want a closed-back for better sound isolation. But again I have never tried a good open back. Im not sure I'm willing to compromise the deep lows of a closed-back though. So 80% sure for closed.

What are the advantages of a higher impedance? I know they need more power to run, but I've read a lower impedance high quality headset can sound just as good.
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dt 990 pro is your friend thumb.gif

higher impedance means that is has higher resistance to electrical current that is passing through it, it resists the clean audio signal and noises/distortion, that why you need a powerful amp, so that you can push more clean audio signal, this way the headphone will produce a cleaner audio because it resisted noises
Edited by ghostrider85 - 8/7/12 at 3:00am
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dt 990 pro is your friend thumb.gif

higher impedance means that is has higher resistance to electrical current that is passing through it, it resists the clean audio signal and noises/distortion, that why you need a powerful amp, so that you can push more clean audio signal, this way the headphone will produce a cleaner audio because it resisted noises

huh?
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huh?

is.. it.. wrong...,
Edited by ghostrider85 - 8/7/12 at 3:18am
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that grammar was all kinds of crazy. You were right, but let me restate it so people can actually understand:

The higher impedance adds electrical resistance. This means that in order to achieve the same volume levels, you need to pump considerably more power into it. This is bad for portable players and low powered amps, as it results in weak sound, but if you have an amp that can properly drive it, its a good thing. Why? Because that resistance filters out all the noise that you don't want to hear (static and distortions).
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that grammar was all kinds of crazy. You were right, but let me restate it so people can actually understand:
The higher impedance adds electrical resistance. This means that in order to achieve the same volume levels, you need to pump considerably more power into it. This is bad for portable players and low powered amps, as it results in weak sound, but if you have an amp that can properly drive it, its a good thing. Why? Because that resistance filters out all the noise that you don't want to hear (static and distortions).

sorry bout that, i'm still learning english, i'm just trying to help...,sad-smiley-002.gifsad-smiley-002.gifsad-smiley-002.gif
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