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Does SteelSeries Siberia v2 have bass?

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I would like to know if SteelSeries Siberia v2 has a bass speaker?
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Steelseries headsets are typically not that good. If you're looking for a computer headset that is both a good headset and actually good at playing music, the Razer Electra and Logitech G35 are supposed to be great. The G35 I've owned, and were quite good until I upgraded to real audio headsets instead of USB computer headsets.
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Stay away from headsets if you want sound quality.
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Thanks for the suggestions.. I'll reconsider it then.
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What are you using it for OP?

If you using it for a gaming headset and you want the mic, then just get a siberia v2.
They're not supposed to be ******* ace quality headphones, they're used simply to communicate with your team

Plus they're cheap and relatively good quality if you take care of them. (Source: I own a pair alongside my other audiophile headphones)
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yes they have lots of it (too much for my liking) but cause I have a sound card i turned it right down. (not sure if they have abit without a soundcard though)
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Well.. I mostly need them for listening to music and in-game chatting. But It seems that getting good quality headphones and a separate microphone seems like a better idea, because I tend to listen to music all the time. Could anyone suggest some headphones that don't cost more than 150 dollars?
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Don't listen to the "audiophiles", the v2s are a great product for their intended purpose - they're comfortable to wear for prolonged periods (whereas my $350 Beyerdynamics clamp down so hard - which helps with sound quality - they become uncomfortable after just a couple hours)

And while the sound quality of the v2s isn't the greatest, I'd say its above average, particularly for its price point. The built-in mic will be far better suited for voice activated communications (too many people still hold themselves back with push-to-talk, often because its necessary because of a desk or clip-on mic that are not friendly for voice-activation)

Finally, the in-line mic and volume control can also be incredibly useful, and the break-away cable makes using the headset with a portable device all the more convenient
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Don't listen to the "audiophiles", the v2s are a great product for their intended purpose - they're comfortable to wear for prolonged periods (whereas my $350 Beyerdynamics clamp down so hard - which helps with sound quality - they become uncomfortable after just a couple hours)

And while the sound quality of the v2s isn't the greatest, I'd say its above average, particularly for its price point. The built-in mic will be far better suited for voice activated communications (too many people still hold themselves back with push-to-talk, often because its necessary because of a desk or clip-on mic that are not friendly for voice-activation)

Finally, the in-line mic and volume control can also be incredibly useful, and the break-away cable makes using the headset with a portable device all the more convenient

Agree 100%

I have some nice AKG headphones and the Siberia V2. The Siberia V2 are far superior for gaming as they do offer better bass than the AKG that I have. That said, the overal sound quality. I use my AKG for music and Siberia for gaming.
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I've been scouring the ends of the internet for a relatively decent headset with surround sound... How good is the Siberia V2 anyway? I am a huge audiophile (mostly the large equipment though, know nothing about headphones...) I currently own a pair of SkullCandy GIs which I can barely stand the sound of, very sub standard for the price ($80 new), but a friend gave them to me for nothing so I use them for listening outside of the house. For computer and turntable use I have a pair of JVC HA-RX700s, which are really good but there are open and have no mic... I have been debating a clip on mic but that would work very poorly in my situation because my receiver is about 6 feet away from the computer and although the cord on the JVC cans is 12 ft long I don't know how well having cables running two different directions would work.....

With that said... This is to save a thread and find out more about the Siberia V2s. Also, any other suggestions? $80 is my current comfort zone but I might be able to stretch to $100... Surround sound is a HUGE plus, so long as it can also do stereo output mode. I use a 4.1 extended range setup with my speakers with the two front channels creating an imaginary center speaker.
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