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Looking for the best gaming headset with what I'm currently working with

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So I have a pair of Plantronics GameComm 377 (mediocre at best) however I've used all types of products in the past. Steel Series, Sennheiser, etc. I'm looking for the best possible gaming headset for the criteria that im working with: FYI I have NO soundcard. I use onboard sound.

I want to keep it at a maximum of 200.00 not counting tax and shipping.
The only real thing that matters to me with this headset is directional sound and comfortability.
I plan on plugging these into directly into my ONBOARD SOUNDCARD. Yes, that means I dont have a soundcard which I heard is a big deal breaker when it comes to some high end headphones.
No need for a mic as I can buy a zalman clip-on.
I only plan on using this headset for gaming.
I live in Boston, MA so all the big sites should be fair game.

I hope I gave everyone enough information to work with! Thanks in advance to everyone.
Edited by antard - 3/15/13 at 10:51am
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Look into the Sennheiser HD558. Positional accuracy is pretty good.
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You can find used sennheiser HD580s for under 200. You can take the extra money and pick up a asus DGX sound card for some amplification.
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