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post #1 of 5
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looking for some decent headgear for gaming i like to here everything not just loud bassy explosions.. eg footsteps and nature tongue.gif also i have a largish noggin smile.gif looking at these two, but other ideas are welcome spendin 50ish austrlian dollars.
thanks

HD201 http://www.jbhifi.com.au/portable/mp3-players/head-phones/sennheiser/closed-circum-aural-stereo-headphone-sku-17053/


HD202http://www.jbhifi.com.au/portable/mp3-players/head-phones/sennheiser/over-the-head-headphones-sku-3585/
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post #2 of 5
no no. Those are terrible headphones in gaming in my opinion.

You want something immersive, to feel there.

Search for over ear closed headphones. I was faced witht he same problem and getting Creative Aurvana Live. It is prolly the most recommended headphone alongside ath50m and srh440 in this category
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post #3 of 5
Yeah those headphones aren't really good for gaming. I think you should look at the Corsair headsets. They have remarkable sound quality for the price and a good mic.

EDIT: And are super comfortable.
Edited by xstarscream - 7/9/13 at 9:39am
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post #4 of 5
Avoid Corsair headphones, or anything that is a brand and not a product.

If it's designed forgamers, steer way clear; that jjust means you are paying 2-10x the actual value of what's inside.

I recommend, highly, Audio Technica, Grado, Beyers, AKG, and HiFiMan, amongst others. Basically, if the company does not focus entirely on headphones (NOT HEADSETS) and perhaps speakers, they're not going to be good, at all.
Audio Technica ATH-AD700s = $100 and some of the most immersive headphones you can get, period; I prefer them for gaming over any other pair I own, even over the four figure handmade professional cans. The bass is a bit distant sounding, but you can either have sound stage or heavy bass; I am very much a proponent of the former.
   
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post #5 of 5
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thanks man i fully agree heavy bass/ to much bass, can drown things out and get, "muddy". Id rather hear the finer details. i guess it can be somewhat subjective and depend on a persons preference though.
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