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If I ever get some money, the first thing I am getting is some headphones. I am talking about the type that cover your ears so you can't hear much but the sound from the computer. Something nice with a decent length cord (4ft+). I do not know the best ones for under 50 dollars so help me out AUDIO FREAKS!
    
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Well, here are my suggestions (I think they can be found on Newegg, too, but but I know my way around this site better...)

Zalman Theatre 6: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...roducts_id=885
Sennheiser PC151: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826106157
Sennheiser EH350: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826159421
    
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Well, here are my suggestions (I think they can be found on Newegg, too, but but I know my way around this site better...)

Zalman Theatre 6: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...roducts_id=885
Sennheiser PC151: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826106157
Sennheiser EH350: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826159421
Thanks, are the Zalman ones way better than the others? What is the difference between those three selections?
    
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Sennheiser makes great headphones, but both of those sets are Stereo. The Zalman's are relatively unknown, but they have gotten great reviews and they have 5.1 Surround sound to boot. Also, the PC151 has a built in mic, if you needed a headset for gaming. You could always get the Zalman clip-on mic (a favorite of gamers here) and use that with the headphones without built-in mics.
    
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Sennheiser makes great headphones, but both of those sets are Stereo. The Zalman's are relatively unknown, but they have gotten great reviews and they have 5.1 Surround sound to boot. Also, the PC151 has a built in mic, if you needed a headset for gaming. You could always get the Zalman clip-on mic (a favorite of gamers here) and use that with the headphones without built-in mics.
Don't need a MIC, just headset. So I should definitely go for the Zalmans?
    
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Definitely the Sennheiser PC151's.
    
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Yeah but he just said the zalmans got 5.1 and the others stereo
    
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826502007

I would recommend the Turtle Beach X-52. Surround sound, excellent noise cancelling, very comfortable, and good sound quality. I would still be using them if my dog hadn't broken my set.
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Surround sound headphones are just a gimmick and not worth it as they provide lower sound quality than regular headphones. Unfortunately $50 won't really get you any really good closed headphones, if you stretch your budget a little bit you can probably get the AKG K81DJ. Or if you don't mind getting an IEM (In Ear Monitor), you get the JVC Marshmallow which are the best budget IEM available.
    
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Sennheiser PC151's are awesome I got them and they rock!
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