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I am looking for recommendation for headsets I've recently purchased some #### headset for $20.00 (I think its too cheap probably why its not working

I did purchase Turtle Beach headsets for my PS3 but that was 3 years ago and it stopped working. I may just buy Turtle Beach again but wanted to see what people are using. I

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What are you gonna do with them (Pc gaming ? console gaming ?), what is your budget ?
I would advise not to buy a "headset" (except maybe rebrands of the Takstar 80 like the HyperX Cloud) as their sound is often worse than typical "audiophile" headphones.
 
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I will be using them for gaming and talking to my friends on Skype, Curse and TS. As far as price goes im looking for something less then $70.00
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Ok, I recommend the Superlux 681 evo (semi-open back) with a separate mic such as the ones presented on this thread : http://www.head-fi.org/t/534479/mad-lust-envys-headphone-gaming-guide-1-14-2016-final-section-updated. (careful, the review done according to the headphones response to Dolby Headphones technology, they may rate differently without the tech.)

The 681evo is the new version of the 688/681 series of Superlux's HP, praised for their sound quality to price ratio : the soundstage and separation is nice and the sound is clear. Also they respond pretty well to equalizers (like equalizer APO) so you can modulate the sound signature as your will.
They fixed most of the previous issues (hard earpads, sharp highs,...) and still sell them cheaply.
 
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