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Recently went back into gaming but will be using strictly headphones (used to have a 5.1 speaker setup but no longer an option).

I have a pair of $50 Sennheiser headphones that are ok but I am looking for the next step up in terms of sound quality.

I also watch movies on this computer and as such it would be nice to have decent video playback quality as well.

I do not need a microphone and typically play FPS games (BF3 currently).

Looking for recommendations in my price range that are available in Canada.

Thanks!
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post #2 of 8
Maybe this post could help you out what u r looking for:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1326872/gaming-headset/50#post_18695293
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These are the best gaming headphones for under $100. They have amazing accuracy and a very wide soundstage which leads to great game sound reproduction and positional audio.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000CMS0XU

Here are some reviews:

http://www.head-fi.org/products/audio-technica-ath-ad700
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I have the AD700 and while there are GREAT for hearing the environment. Jesus there is no bass
I've had the JVC rx700 and those are GREAT as well, it does get quite a bit more hot and sweaty on the ear pads but the bass is very good.

Both are around the same price, one is closed one is open, one is half the price as well
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Hmm, well bass is important in shooters like BF3.
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Originally Posted by Hotcarl View Post

I have the AD700 and while there are GREAT for hearing the environment. Jesus there is no bass
I've had the JVC rx700 and those are GREAT as well, it does get quite a bit more hot and sweaty on the ear pads but the bass is very good.

Both are around the same price, one is closed one is open, one is half the price as well

Do you happen to know how those JVC's compare to the newer JVC HA-MR55X?

They are about the same price. The RX700's can only be gotten through Amazon (Newegg has discontinued them) and I would rather not wait 3 weeks for a new set of headphones.

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I have the harx700's they are good, but can I get a link for the JVC HA-MR55X at the same price? Those headphones are for extreme bass and should be more than the 36 dollars the harx700s go for.
 
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I'm looking at Canada. They are both in the $60 range here.
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