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Best Setup for Gaming ATH-AD700x/DT 990 pro w/Zalman clip on with Xonar DG vs Razer Tiamat 7.1?

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Exactly as the title says.
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post #2 of 5
You really have to ask?

AD700 is pretty bass light and better for competitive multiplayer FPS, DT990 is more well rounded. Better mic solution would be modmic.
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If you're asking about a DT990, I asume you already have the budget for that. Get the DT990 and you'll be set for a very long time in games, movies and music.

Just a note, you might want to EQ the highs a little bit as the DT990 is quite a bright headphone.
    
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I have 100$ Tritton PC510HDA headset, they are so bad compared to DT-770 and HD681Evo that I'm ashamed to confess that I had actually bought a pair... I doubt that other 5.1/7.1 headsets are any better.
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post #5 of 5
I have the zalman ZM MIC1 for my 558's and it works well with voip, its a little quiet due to where you have to clip it. The Antlion modmic would be a better choice but for $8.99 I honestly don't have a problem with the zalman zm mic1.

If you want to get ripped off buy a razer headset.
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