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I'm kind of still shopping the market for a vibration gaming headset, and wanted to see what you guys thought: I've tried the Venom one, the Rosewill one, and one other cheaper one, and they're pretty cool, but I just wanted to see if any of you have either of these, OR which ones you might have of a similar price range ($25-$60 range) that you like/dislike/etc... and why?
Thanks!
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Personally I have the Rosewill one, and I absolutely love it. You've already tried it as you said, but I just figured I would give my little input on it.
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I appreciate your input smile.gif What do you love about it? Do you use it daily? Is it good for music and movies as well? (I only tried it at a demo, so that why i posed the question) Thanks!!
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From my experience and everyone elses who have actually tried a handful of different headphones:
Stay away from "true" 5.1/7.1 gaming headphones if you are not going to use them solely for gaming.

Because music is always 2.0, movies are surround only if you actually use one with FLAC 5.1 audiotrack and lastly because the quality of the individual driver in those headsets are plain bad compared to a good 45-50mm driver of stereo headphones.

My 100$ Tritton 5.1 headset is HORRIBLE in everything else than games.
And even in games my DT770 (and Superlux HD681Evo @37$) wins by a large margin, and we are talking about Dolby Headphones that is worse than SBX/CMSS-3D for gaming.
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I do use it daily and find it to be a great headset, I love the vibration when listening to music genres such as dubstep or metal. sometimes even country (weird, I know). The biggest downside to this headset (not sure if others do it) is that it will give huge feedback if you are using a VOIP program such as Skype or TeamSpeak and have the vibration feature on at the same time, so much so that everyone in the channel/call will yell at you and probably kick you. The headset is great for movies as well, although the vibration can be lackluster for them as, if a person voice is deep enough, you will get a vibration, or if a something that isn't really loud in a movie hits the floor, it will vibrate more than needed. If for some reason you use them as speakers like I do once in a while, they are awesome as well, because these things get insanely loud while keeping near audiophile sound quality (been compared to ATH-M50, HD650, and DT440 Edition headphones). Another few things I like are the 90° rotation that the cups can do, and the removable mic (can be a pain to put back in). They are made to fit on either the tiniest persons head all the way to the biggest and everywhere in between.
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