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Poll Results: Which headset is more worth it?

 
  • 0% (0)
    Razer Tiamat 7.1 Headset for $100
  • 80% (16)
    Sennheiser PC 360 Stereo Headset for $190
  • 20% (4)
    Logitech G35 7.1 Headset for $80
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post #1 of 23
Thread Starter 
At this point I'm torn between the PC360, Tiamat 7.1, and G35 headsets. No, I don't want headphones+mic. All forum advice has been mixed over whether or not true 7.1 surround sound makes any difference. I will be using a Xonar U3 sound card (ITX mobo lol) unless I decide to use G35s. All headsets are manufacturer refurbished and I've already weighed the cons. So which is more worth the cost? biggrin.gif
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post #2 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by hat1324 View Post

At this point I'm torn between the PC360, Tiamat 7.1, and G35 headsets. No, I don't want headphones+mic. All forum advice has been mixed over whether or not true 7.1 surround sound makes any difference. I will be using a Xonar U3 sound card (ITX mobo lol) unless I decide to use G35s. All headsets are manufacturer refurbished and I've already weighed the cons. So which is more worth the cost? biggrin.gif

G35s by far. I broke my first pair about 4 months ago and just duct taped the ear on and still use it every day and it works fine. I am just saving up my money for my new one that I plan on getting soon.

EDIT: They went through 2 years of thorough abuse as well.
Edited by dman811 - 6/9/13 at 3:53pm
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post #3 of 23
Mind me asking where you found the Sannheiser pc360 for $190?

Edit:Oh just saw they were refurbished
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post #4 of 23
Thread Starter 
Well if you have enough faith in eBay, there are tons of brand new ones for ~190.
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post #5 of 23
Thread Starter 
bump?
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post #6 of 23
The only quality headsets i've used in my life are Sennheiser, great ones for games.
Heard the PC360 have a similar driver to the HD595, not sure.
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post #7 of 23
dude that senny has the best microphone ever. everyone I talked on vent with always told me how clear my voice sounded.

Sound was decent. The old version was refreshed, and I hear it sounds a lot better now.

also: say no to gimmicky 7.1 junk.
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post #8 of 23
I like using Razer's electras. They are more than suitable for FPS gaming.
post #9 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by aznpersuazn View Post

I like using Razer's electras. They are more than suitable for FPS gaming.

and music?
I know the 360 are "decent" for music listening.
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post #10 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by musicPC View Post

and music?
I know the 360 are "decent" for music listening.

Forgot to mention that the sound quality is very crisp-- however I am no audiophile, so I won't be able to express how great these headphones really are. The over-the-ear profile works great for me and creates a 'suction' effect, effectively reducing outside noise and increasing sound quality.
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