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Razer = overpriced rubbish
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kip69 View Post

Did you note my headphone suggestion? Go with the simple headset, not gaming, 7.1 3D sound oversampling marketed hype. You do not get 7.1 sound unless you have a least 5 speakers. Anything else is just trying to fake it. Like, would you buy an i monitor when you can get p? Then why get fake sound when you can get true and proper stereo with great fidelity.

Sennheiser is typically the headphone of choice, The HD 580 or HD 600 are best now. Or get the 800 if you just want to spend more $$. Then get a good clip on or desk mic if you need one. If you don't like that look, look at Grado or AKG and get back to us.

All the plastic, fake marketing labels and lights will impress the tweens but anyone who knows about sound will laugh at them. It is the same why we recommended a rock solid 1000W PSU not an OK 1500. One looks better while one IS better.
I did note it, I just haven't had time to respond lately. In oklahoma there is a big storm with tornado's going on. Baseball size hail. power going out all the time, etc etc. I am on for 5 minutes until I just rage quit trying to check email lol.
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Razer = overpriced rubbish
Honestly that's what I think. Can you link me to other things? I have one of their keyboards a friend got me randomly, and i like it but a normal logitech keyboard - I like more.
post #314 of 366
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I will have to look into this headphone market. I don't know the difference between 5.1, 7.1, 600D - 800D etc.

Will browse tomorrow after storm passes.
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Honestly that's what I think. Can you link me to other things? I have one of their keyboards a friend got me randomly, and i like it but a normal logitech keyboard - I like more.
I don't know man, everyone has their own tastes but generally ... steelseries? So many keyboards out there that buying a new keyboard is like jumping into amazon looking for a plane biggrin.gif (So easy to find but so hard to find)
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You can get good comfy music lover sort of headphones and add an extra mic separately. Don't compromise on the phones (get what suites your ears the best), but unless you plan on making audio recordings, something like the Zalman Zm-Mic1 for 4 bucks works just fine.

I use portable senneheiser open-air on-ear headphones because they're light, let me hear what's happening in my physical surroundings, and sound really nice. Your criteria may be different, but that's what i choose and why.
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Well, take a look at the OCN headphone club. Bad news is that is a topic about as big as the whole "build me a computer" issue. And everyone has an opinion. But for you, just look at the most common brands, and that is Sennheiser HD+ (some numbers that mean nothing to us). The 650 seems more popular.

http://www.overclock.net/t/512436/ocn-headphones-club/0_50


But until then: WOW! That weather sounds both cool and scary. Just like the typhoons we get here. They can be deadly but they are not so bad where I live and are a free payed day off! If that bad weather is common where you at, we may need to get you a good back up power device, a UPS.
 
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If you are looking for a better keyboard, look no farther than Filco. Fantastic stuff; their TKL keyboards are par none, really.

For mice, I love the high-end Logitech G mice, but I am absolutely in love with the Steelseries Sensei Fnatic. Great mouse! Consider the new Func M3, as well. Func is also my go-to choice for mousepads - you should at least check out the mousepads, even if you don't get the M3.

For headphones, if you have the proper audio equipment to drive it (great soundcard, DAC, etc.), then the Sennheiser HD 650 is where it's at. Pair it with a Xonar STX or Schiit Mod, and you have yourself quite an audio system. I personally don't like headsets for the fact that they generally have terrible mics; something like a Blue Yeti to go with your headphones would be a whole lot better than any headset mic out there.
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Yeah, with your budget you should get a high-end mechanical keyboard. Start here and ask for help:

 

http://www.overclock.net/t/491752/mechanical-keyboard-guide

 

Your fingers will be thanking you for the next ~20 years because that's about how long a good mechanical keyboard can last (notice that I didn't say "will", but "can").

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i really love my razer black widow, but i want to get a ducky shine
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