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Browsing for a gaming headset. I've heard about these for some time, but I'm wondering if these are just the Beats of gaming headsets? Anybody have any opinions on these? Or any alternative suggestions, price isn't really an issue, though compatibility with 360/PS3 is needed.
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For consoles, they're pretty good. It comes with an amp and everything. One of the best headsets built for consoles imo. If price really isn't an issue I would try to get some Sennheiser PC360/350's and the amp that the Astro's use (I think you can get one from their website).
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If you're a console gamer, their mixamp is a pretty great little thing, but the headphones are just ok. Sennheiser PC360 would be good if you can get them on sale, otherwise look at the recommended audio list or the headphone thread for suggestions. The mix amp has separate headphone and mic inputs so you can use whatever you want.
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Headphones are average and build quality is not that great. All the Astros that either myself or friends have owned broke in less than a year. We all have since switched to Turtle Beach. I also like the Turtle beach headsets because you can use them with Xbox, PS3 and PC.
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