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post #11 of 32
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Originally Posted by CountChoculaBot View Post
If you have an X-Fi, why do you want USB?
Again I completely agree, if you have such a good soundcard why waste it with a USB garbage headset?

Platronics and Logitech are going to be the two best companies for you to look at in terms of headsets. Personally I prefer good headphones and a clip on mic but thats most likely out of your range.
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i just got these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826158051

very soft and comphy.
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I'm pleased with my Microsoft Lifechat LX-3000. Comfortable, passable audio quality, and a great mic.
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post #14 of 32
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I want USB because theres reports i read of Creative's Vista drivers failing to work with microphones normally.
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post #15 of 32
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I want USB because theres reports i read of Creative's Vista drivers failing to work with microphones normally.
I bought a Rocketfish headset yesterday from Bestbuy- I am in love. It is the best sounding USB headset I have ever used.
    
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post #16 of 32
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I want USB because theres reports i read of Creative's Vista drivers failing to work with microphones normally.
Mine works. Get some Sennheisers, I have the hd212's from there and they are great. They are refurbs but mine were in perfect condition.

http://www.getpartsonline.com/other-...ennheiser.html
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post #17 of 32
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Mine works. Get some Sennheisers, I have the hd212's from there and they are great. They are refurbs but mine were in perfect condition.

http://www.getpartsonline.com/other-...ennheiser.html
I need the mic, the headset i consider just being there to hold the mic in place and to hear other people.
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Get these, you will not regret it - Sennheiser PC-350
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Get these, you will not regret it - Sennheiser PC-350
Far far beyond my price range.
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post #20 of 32
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I want USB because theres reports i read of Creative's Vista drivers failing to work with microphones normally.

I have an older xfi card (3-4 years old) and have had issues with vista. I finally gave up on it a week ago and am using onboard sound and have had no problems since. I'm not sure about the newer cards though.

The biggest issue with a gaming headset is, imo, comfort. Get a set that goes around the outside of your ear. If it sits on your ear it will start to get uncomfortable during longer playing times.
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