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I need recommendations for 5.1 headsets to use for gaming

I would highly prefer you recommend a product only if you have used it or own/owned it. Do not base your recommendations on a bunch of reviews or numbers online! I can do that myself. I need genuine info

Heres what I look for:
  1. Must utilize the connectors for my 5.1 soundcard (ie: NO USB!)
  2. Sub-100$ highly preferred
  3. Ear cup must be able to dampen outside ambient noise (ie: Roommate's TV)
  4. Must have a microphone boom on the headset

If you intend to sell me a headset (Im open to offers), Please PM me about it.

Also Please provide links if you are referring to a specific price
    
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And maybe a decent cord length? lol
    
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you aren't going to find what you're looking for... but then again your requirement for sound quality is a bit skewed... do you even know what "+95 db/S:N Ratio" means?


1. don't get 5.1, get an x-fi and a pair of cans.
2. for sub $100 get a pair of ATH A500's or Senn HD555's. The A500's will offer more isolation.
3. get a clip on zalman mic
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
you aren't going to find what you're looking for... but then again your requirement for sound quality is a bit skewed... do you even know what "+95 db/S:N Ratio" means?


1. don't get 5.1, get an x-fi and a pair of cans.
2. for sub $100 get a pair of ATH A500's or Senn HD555's. The A500's will offer more isolation.
3. get a clip on zalman mic
1. I want these for gaming. True directional sound comes from 5.1
2. ......
3. I already have a Mic clipped to my montior, I want something that will pick up my voice more, and less of my roommate's TV
    
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I've got a the Medusa 5.1 ProGamer Edition V2 headset http://www.medusa-usa.com/medusa-51-...-v2-p-896.html and absolutely love them, much more comfortable than any other headset that I've owned even after many hours and great sound quality
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/S...edusa51/1.html
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1. I want these for gaming. True directional sound comes from 5.1
2. ......
3. I already have a Mic clipped to my montior, I want something that will pick up my voice more, and less of my roommate's TV
You pretty much ignored my and others advice in your previous thread.
I implore you to head over to head-fi.org where people game and
are audiophiles as much as we are here, and take their advice if
you ignore ours.

Your 5.1 from your motherboard will still be crap, you should seriously
invest in a sound card and nice set of cans.

Please explain to me why true directional sound only comes from 5.1 headsets.
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
you aren't going to find what you're looking for... but then again your requirement for sound quality is a bit skewed... do you even know what "+95 db/S:N Ratio" means?


1. don't get 5.1, get an x-fi and a pair of cans.
2. for sub $100 get a pair of ATH A500's or Senn HD555's. The A500's will offer more isolation.
3. get a clip on zalman mic
I told him a while back to get some A500's, he didn't like that. He still thinks that 5.1 headsets are the pwnzors. Hahhaha I'm finding this quite amusing.

@phospholipid yeah he still wants 5.1 and will settle for nothing less. Ahh well if he wants to ignore us that's ok too.
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