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I'm torn between these two. They difference in price in our country is negligible so I can choose whichever. I was told that the virtual 7.1 surround capability that comes with the Cloud II's should not be a deal-breaker as it is mediocre at best. There's this "fit" problem I'm reading about the Cloud Revolver's but it has a better mic. In 2.0 stereo mode, I'm reading that the quality is about the same.

So can you guys help me choose between the two?
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Sorry, but even PC Gamer agrees with me. Revolver wins, destroys everything else, the people who left reviews saying it sounds the same as Cloud II probably listen to $5 earbuds while jogging and think it sounds the same. rolleyes.gif

http://www.pcgamer.com/we-tested-23-mainstream-gaming-headsets-to-find-the-best/

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Sorry, but even PC Gamer agrees with me. Revolver wins, destroys everything else, the people who left reviews saying it sounds the same as Cloud II probably listen to $5 earbuds while jogging and think it sounds the same. rolleyes.gif

http://www.pcgamer.com/we-tested-23-mainstream-gaming-headsets-to-find-the-best/

Page 7 for Hyper scores.

Ok, that's it I'm sold with the Revolver then smile.gif It says in that article that its interface is only Analog. Does that mean it doesn't connect through USB and connects directly to the built-in sound ports of my mobo?
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post #4 of 11
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Ok, that's it I'm sold with the Revolver then smile.gif It says in that article that its interface is only Analog. Does that mean it doesn't connect through USB and connects directly to the built-in sound ports of my mobo?

yep. and if you want surround sound, just download razer surround sound its free and better than usb junk. try it with razer surround on and off in games, see which you like best. cheers thumb.gif
    
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Ok. And so there's no way to control thw mic volume with the "included audio control box". Is that something that's important or can I just always adjust the mic volume in windows/in-game?
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I'm thinking about Revolver too, but is it possible to have my speakers and the headphones connected at the same time? I don't want to keep unplugging one and plugging the other
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Originally Posted by Ha-Nocri View Post

I'm thinking about Revolver too, but is it possible to have my speakers and the headphones connected at the same time? I don't want to keep unplugging one and plugging the other

Yes, it is possible if you have a front audio panel that connects to either your mobo (for onboard sound) or sound card.
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post #8 of 11
Just got mine (revolver) and I was very excited. Listened to some movie trailers and it sounds great. However I was really disappointed in the comfort every one is touting. The pads are nice and soft, but they left the part of my skull right behind the top of my ear really sore within 15 minutes. I'm going to wait a day and try them again before returning. Also, if I use these with the Wii U (You have to plug it into the gamepad with it's crappy volume) do I need to buy an adapter for the mic to work also? If so, can I still use the inline volume control and just not use the mic plug? I'd like the extra volume on it.
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Just got mine and I was very excited. Listened to some movie trailers and it sounds great. However I was really disappointed in the comfort like every one is saying. The pads are nice and soft, but they left the part of my skull right behind the top of my ear really sore within 15 minutes. I'm going to wait a day and try them again before returning. Also, if I use these with the Wii U (You have to plug it into the gamepad with it's crappy volume) do I need to buy an adapter for the mic to work also? If so, can I still use the inline volume control and just not use the mic plug? I'd like the extra volume on it.

Which one did you get?
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Which one did you get?

Oh, sorry. The revolver.
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