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I am going to get a pair of headphones for my computer because my old ones broke (Razer Kraken Pro). They were ok, but now I want to get some decent headphones and not another headset. I was looking in the $80 to $120 price range. The only use will be for music listening primarily being gaming (Counter Strike Global Offensive) and maybe dubstep and that kind of thing for the music listening part. I started looking in to audiophile headphones, but the best I found was the Sennheiser Hd 518 on amazon for $80 and that looks like a good deal. The only other headset I looked at was the Steel Series Siberia V2, and it looked ok but it's not like an audiophile grade headset. The only other problem is that I don't have a sound card, I'm using my asus motherboard's built in audio. It is not one of the gaming ones either, it is the sabertooth z77. What headphones should I get for my usage and price range? Thanks for your help in advance.

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Is there any way you can squeeze in a DT990pro and a decent sound card or small amp?
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Is there any way you can squeeze in a DT990pro and a decent sound card or small amp?


Like what amp or sound card I probably could go to $150 if I needed to

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I just ordered 558s off Amazon for $121....do dat. Most of the guys I LAN with have those or 598s and they're terrific.
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I just ordered 558s off Amazon for $121....do dat. Most of the guys I LAN with have those or 598s and they're terrific.


What should I do about the mic though, should I get a mod mic?

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What should I do about the mic though, should I get a mod mic?

Yeah thats probably your best bet unless you find a sale for PC 360.
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Yeah thats probably your best bet unless you find a sale for PC 360.


On amazon they are $180 if I get the extra money somehow, should I go for them or just stick with the Hd 558?

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On amazon they are $180 if I get the extra money somehow, should I go for them or just stick with the Hd 558?

I think they have the same drivers. Add the cost of mod mike and see if it worth it to you.
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