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So I'm looking to get a new headset, and generally I buy the cheaper ones, the one time I owner a turtle beach I felt like it was overpriced and way too bulky.

I don't want to spend a lot of money, maybe around $60 max. I notice all the "nice" headsets put emphasis on the audio being heard through the headset, but I honestly don't care too much about that, I'm more concerned with the quality of MY voice being sent out.

So basically, does anyone know of a good headset that is:
Not too expensive
Not too bulky
Has a great mic

I have had headsets with fabric (like velvet) over the ears and that was much nicer than plastic/pleather, so while not required, if it also has this it would be awesome.

Any help would be appreciated!
Edited by End3R - 9/30/13 at 10:40pm
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Possibly the plantronics gamecom 780, I have heard good things about it, but since I have no personal experience with it I can't say much about it.
 
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Possibly the plantronics gamecom 780, I have heard good things about it, but since I have no personal experience with it I can't say much about it.

I've used plantronics before and they're ok. I looked up that headset and think it falls under the too bulky category. :X Thanks though!
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If you would consider getting just a pair of headphones with a separate mic you will get better audio quality for the headphones and mic for around the same and possibly less.

Something like a zalman clip on mic and Superlux HD668B's would do the job well.
 
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Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

If you would consider getting just a pair of headphones with a separate mic you will get better audio quality for the headphones and mic for around the same and possibly less.

Something like a zalman clip on mic and Superlux HD668B's would do the job well.

I considered that, but I'd really prefer to just get a headset all in one rather than having to get a mic separate. I also forgot to mention the mic jack on my laptop isn't working so I need it to be USB. (looked at the zalman clip)
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Originally Posted by itzhoovEr View Post

Post in here http://www.overclock.net/f/18/sound-cards-and-computer-audio

Thanks, I'll post there too, but last I checked headsets are peripherals. I'm not concerned with my computer's soundcard or audio.
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