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I'm looking for a new headphones/headset. Price $200 to $350 AU.

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=116&zenid=d1898238fdd8a1a5e78d68e9897f99da

Can anyone recommend me a set from the link above?

Looking for great sound, good bass, good build quality, good microphone quality.

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I don't think any gaming headset has good build quality. Although "good" is subjective... the Sennheiser ones might seem good if you never used a high end Beyerdynamic headphone.

Does it matter if the headphone/headset is open back or closed back? Closed back provides isolation and doesn't leak sound and can have more bass impact, but limits sound stage. Open back has better sound stage (better for positional audio) but no isolating properties.
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I'm not really sure what's good in a set of headphones so any advice is good.

I've never used high end headphones before only cheap crap ones so this is an adventure.

Do you have any recommendations for me?
    
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OCN's Most Recommended Audio Products
Mad Lust Envy's Headphone Gaming Guide

So:
- Sennheiser Game One / Zero, depending if you want closed or open.
- ATH-AD700X / A700X + microphone of your choice (Modmic, Zalman, etc.).
- ATH-ADG1 which is basically the AD700X + mic.
- ATH-AG1, which is basically the A700X + mic.
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post #5 of 5
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Sennheiser Game One / Zero are on special at my local shop so I guess I will grab those?
    
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