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My current headset has broken yet again and rather than take it back and get a replacement again I am going to just buy a different headset. I am looking at possibly the plantronics gamecom 780. I have a few friends that say it has good surround sound, a good mic, and feels comfortable, although I have heard from reviews that it can be a bit cheaply made. I was looking at the Audio Technica ATH-AD700 or for more money the Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X but I don't have that kind of money right now and I would have to invest on a mic since I don't have one besides the built in one in my headsets now. Is there any headsets that would have good sound quality and a mic for under $100?
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Cretz, go back to your troll cave and buy the blue xmas tree you always wanted.

Now back to OP: What kind of music do you listen to? AD700 is known to have very light bass and it's hard to fix even with EQ.
If you live in USA you should also check the compromising gamer section from the recommended audio sticky.

As for headset, MMX2 is decent but with the full retail price... Can't recommend (same goes for all headsets though).
Edited by Tiihokatti - 8/7/13 at 10:41pm
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My setup, and im liking it so far. I prefer the sound of these more than for example. AKG K701/Denon D2000.
There is improved version of these HD 681 EVO which are bit improved version of these.


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