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post #1 of 8
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Title says it all, im basically looking for a gaming headset under $100.

Since amazon has the best prices, I would appreciate if you could link me to the Amazon link.

Currently looking at:

Steelseries Siberia V2
Logitech G35
Razer Cacharias
Razer Tiamat 2.2
Corsair Vengeance 1500

I don't find headphones and zalman mic convenient, I also don't wanna pay for the overpriced modmic.

Any recommendations would be great.

Thanks.
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post #2 of 8
I would recommend that you buy a fine-quality stereo headset and a dolby surround sound processor

the stereo headphones would be cheap and great for stereo listening like music and stuff, with big drivers 40-50mm

=> my advice :

JVC HARX700 35$

and the surround sound processor would be activated when you're playing a game to produce 5.1 surround on your stereo headphones ..

=> my advice :

Turtle Beach DSS2 73$ (could be found for less in Ebay)
-- some say that the original DSS is better.. i'm not quiet sure about that.

this goes 8$ over your budget so, sorry for that

but i think this would be better than anything else because then if you want to change your headphones you already have the processor needed for 5.1

hope i helped
post #3 of 8
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Originally Posted by Loka View Post

I would recommend that you buy a fine-quality stereo headset and a dolby surround sound processor
the stereo headphones would be cheap and great for stereo listening like music and stuff, with big drivers 40-50mm
=> my advice :
JVC HARX700 35$
and the surround sound processor would be activated when you're playing a game to produce 5.1 surround on your stereo headphones ..
=> my advice :
Turtle Beach DSS2 73$ (could be found for less in Ebay)
-- some say that the original DSS is better.. i'm not quiet sure about that.
this goes 8$ over your budget so, sorry for that
but i think this would be better than anything else because then if you want to change your headphones you already have the processor needed for 5.1
hope i helped

Well, he unfortunately said he doesn't want headphones+clip-on mic and wants a headset specifically.

For OP, if you're worried about things being overpriced, a gaming headset is not something you should look into.
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Corsair Vengeance 1500
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post #5 of 8
I have a Corsair Vengeance 1500 and it is ok. I just replaced it with an ATH-AD700 and an Olympus ME52W and they are MUCH better. You can get both for under $100.

But if you want to spend more the 1500 is ok.
Edited by Jobotoo - 9/27/12 at 2:43pm
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post #6 of 8
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Did the smart thing and ordered headphones with the Olympus Noise Cancelling Microphone.

Headphones were Creative Aurvana Live! which is one of the best bassy headphones under $100

Thanks for the help.
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post #7 of 8
Good choice. The CAL! gets a lot of headtime from me at work.
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post #8 of 8
The sheer audio quality of the G35 isn't particularly great at the price, but (surprisingly) it does quite well with games. It's directional sound is really good, if that's what you're after. Adjustable bass/treble also helps with the somewhat overwhelming bass.
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