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I was looking into some headsets and I stumbled upon the Razer Tiamat. Is it any good? I heard that I would probably need a good 7.1 sound card for it like the Xonar Phoebus 7.1?
post #2 of 7
For the price, you're better off buying a quality AudioTechnica, Sennheiser, or even Grado audiophile headset and getting a separate microphone..

Reviews of verified owners: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=26-153-089&SortField=3&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=100&PurchaseMark=true&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&chkPurchaseMark=on&Keywords=%28keywords%29#scrollFullInfo

No complaints here with my Logitech G930. Very comfortable, and solid battery life for a wireless headset.
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any specific ones come to mind?

thanks for the link I will check it out smile.gif

cool i will keep those in mind smile.gif
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I saw the Tiamat in my local BB. Looks pretty comfortable, my only beef is the bumps on the headband, like the ones on some AKG headphones. May lead to serious head pain after a couple hours depending on how hard they are. \

If you absolutely must have a Tiamat get the 2.2. The 7.1 is just bling'd up with BS you don't need. I personally prefer the Kraken Pro when it comes to Razer headsets. Or get some audiophile level cans; a good stereo headphone with decent soundstage will own the so-called "real 7.1" the Tiamat has any day. Grado's are no good for gaming btw, stay clear (bad comfort, bad positional cues, etc.).
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thank you very much for the info smile.gif
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I agree abouttthe 7.1 headphones being junk, but as an audio editor/mixer/producer who uses Grados for most work (and pleasure), I very much disagreewwith the statement that they're not good for gaming. Give them some time, break in the headband, and enjoy the incredible sounds!
   
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I had it with pheobus before. My experience is pretty good tho. Mw3 bf3 I can hear not just 8 directions, but also in distance. Pre fire every wall corners.
Con: I feel a bit weird when sounds coming from your rear right, all other directions are nearly muted. Finally I had it return cos I still prefer nature open, better quality PC360.
I guess you should try if you are a serious fps gamer.

Edited by qcktthfm1 - 5/28/13 at 9:30pm
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