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The things I care about are it being under $100 (preferably ~$50), have good quality audio not for audiophile montioring, but for gaming and listening to music. I also want it to have a good mic built in.
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SteelSeries Siberia v2 would be a good option for you
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SteelSeries Siberia v2 would be a good option for you


They are indeed a good choice.

They are fairly comfortable and the mic is decent. The audio is fine when you play games, watch movies or listen to bass music but the crappyness become apparent if you're in other genres.

The soundstage is pretty good.
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i'm looking for the same thing . It's either going to be a siberia V2 or a corsair 1300 ... Anyone got the corsair and can say good things about it ?
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Actually I think I'll just get some headphones and a desktop mic. That way I can also use them on my ipod
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i'm looking for the same thing . It's either going to be a siberia V2 or a corsair 1300 ... Anyone got the corsair and can say good things about it ?

I've had the HS1.

The new vengeance are basically HS1s with a new shell and a new mic. They are quite on the heavy side and feels solid. The sound quality is on par with gaming headset in the price range; they will sound good until you try to listen to more complex stuff.

The dolby headphone isnt that great on the USB version.
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or that mic +

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-MDR7506-Professional-Diaphragm-Headphone/dp/B000AJIF4E/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1365092830&sr=1-1&keywords=headphones

I have that mic and it works perfectly. sound quality is going to be a lot better if you buy a mic and headphones separately. it is of course, slightly less convenient.
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or that mic +

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-MDR7506-Professional-Diaphragm-Headphone/dp/B000AJIF4E/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1365092830&sr=1-1&keywords=headphones

I have that mic and it works perfectly. sound quality is going to be a lot better if you buy a mic and headphones separately. it is of course, slightly less convenient.
ah I can't afford those. $80 is too much to spend on just headphones. I think the HD201s are nice since Im gettingthem refurb for $11. Plus the clip for $8 is only $20
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ah I can't afford those. $80 is too much to spend on just headphones. I think the HD201s are nice since Im gettingthem refurb for $11. Plus the clip for $8 is only $20


That would work. Make sure that the wires are long enough.
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