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So my mom says earphones arent very good and according to her headphones are better.

State your budget! (Set an absolute maximum or give a relative maximum with + x amount if it will be amazingly better). $60 +-10

State what perks are highly desirable (low impedance, heavy bass, excellent for gaming etc..) no real preference

State how you are going to use the item (e.g. out-and-about, at the gym, at home, PC / console, gaming, music etc). The more detail in this, the better.
Mostly gaming and occasionally music. These will stay with my computer

State where you live and offer some sites that are known for having good prices / being reputable so we can help recommend you products in your country's currency (like Amazon or ebay).
I live in Canada and would like products recommended through Canada Computers or NCIX

Currently I have been looking at the Cooler Master Storm Sonuz and the Corsair Vengeance 1300.
Can anyone state their opinions on these 2 products or perhaps recommend something better?
    
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I would personally say the JVC RX700 or RX900. They are solid for the price. If you need a microphone, get a clip on or a desktop one to go along with the headphones. You will get better audio quality out of dedicated headphones versus one of those headsets.
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post #3 of 22
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I would personally say the JVC RX700 or RX900. They are solid for the price. If you need a microphone, get a clip on or a desktop one to go along with the headphones. You will get better audio quality out of dedicated headphones versus one of those headsets.

Thanks for the recommendation. I read a review on this and it seems very high quality product. For now I would like to maybe see a few more recommendations before making a final decision
    
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I would only buy RX700s if I had a plan to replace the ear cups.
Edited by cuad - 9/5/12 at 6:47pm
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I wouldn't by RX700s. The ear pads aren't comfortable since they're fake leather, which makes my ears hot, oily, and sweaty.

Really? wow... So then what would you recommend for headphones?

By the way thanks for the heads up on the RX700
    
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post #6 of 22
I believe Grado earpads fit the RX700.
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post #7 of 22
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I believe Grado earpads fit the RX700.

Can i find those anywhere in NCIX and/or Canada Computers because I just did a quick search and I cant seem to find them on the store site.
    
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Quote:
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I believe Grado earpads fit the RX700.

Grado pads on the HArx700? Really? wth.gif
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umm help with headphones???
    
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I wouldn't by RX700s. The ear pads aren't comfortable since they're fake leather, which makes my ears hot, oily, and sweaty.

Really? wow... So then what would you recommend for headphones?

By the way thanks for the heads up on the RX700

I'd probably just keep your ear phones.
Edited by cuad - 9/6/12 at 1:39pm
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