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What's the difference between those two or three and which of them is better for gaming and talking to people?
What is a good sound card for gaming like to listen people footstep in-game or maybe musics?

I was thinking to grab either a gaming headset or a headphones w/ mic, but I don't know which of them is better for me.
     
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Gaming headphones are usually better value.

 

If I were you I would grab a Creative Sound Blaster Z or Zx. Mic is included in both versions, and I would grab a nice headphone.

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Good example is Beyerdynamic MMX300 headset that costs 350$. Basically it's the best headset that money can buy.
But Beyerdynamic DT-990 /w mic still beats that headset in quality AND price (~200$ total). That makes buying MMX300 a bit stupid.

And we have this thread as a sticky for a reason rolleyes.gif
Edited by Tiihokatti - 7/10/13 at 2:01am
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Good example is Beyerdynamic MMX300 headset that costs 350$. Basically it's the best headset that money can buy.
But Beyerdynamic DT-990 /w mic still beats that headset in quality AND price (~200$ total). That makes buying MMX300 a bit stupid.

And we have this thread as a sticky for a reason rolleyes.gif

Oh, that I just felt it is a bit cluster of people chatting at the sametime and some of them might ignore your questions.
     
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Good example is Beyerdynamic MMX300 headset that costs 350$. Basically it's the best headset that money can buy.
But Beyerdynamic DT-990 /w mic still beats that headset in quality AND price (~200$ total). That makes buying MMX300 a bit stupid.

Say, do you think Sennheiser makes a great gaming PC headset?
How about let say around 100 dollarish gaming headset or less if possible.
Oh, yeah, a gaming headset that is big enough for someone with a big head.
     
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