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Recomend me some headphones

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Hi OCN, I'm looking for some headphones that I can use while gaming and that are also good for music as well. My budget is less than $AUD300.
I've been looking at a Razer Kraken 7.1 because I already have synapse

Any help would be appreciated
Edited by DannyT - 10/12/13 at 2:07am
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post #2 of 4
My usual recommendation

Open-back designs are ideal for gaming, as they offer better discrimination between lighter sounds (such as in-game footsteps). Closed-back designs still do a good job for gaming, but will be slightly more base heavy (thus better for some music genres)

I'd personally steer clear of synthetic surround sound (5.1, 7.1) headphones.
    
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Why get Razer headphones when you can just use Razer Surround with good headphones rolleyes.gif
Best of both worlds, although I didn't really like the razer compared to DH (with custom settings).
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post #4 of 4
sennheiser HD558 + asus xonar essence stx

or

Sony MDR-MA900 + asus xonar d2x

or

Philips Fidelio X1 + asus xonar d2x

: then you can use Dolby headphone for virtual surround 5.1/7.1
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