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Alright, I appreciate allll the help guys. Here is what I've come up with.

Creative X-FI XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Professional (It got better reviews than the regular X-FI Gamer card, I personally hate Fatal1ty haha.) $135.99


Audio-Technica A700's
$118

and to get myself a mic as the headphones don't have one.
Logitech Standalone USB Mic $19

Any suggestions on changes, or things that are better bang for the buck?
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post #12 of 13
If you're going to spend that money on the Fatality name I'd say swap the card out for the Auzentech X-Fi Prelude, its the best X-Fi out there, with better driver support, and everything... swappable op amps and its only $20 more after MIR.

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post #13 of 13
The Fatal1ty sounds identical to the XtremeMusic and Gamer. I'd try to find a music, you should be able to pick one up for less than $50 on ebay.

For gaming, no Grado for sure, and I'd go with the DT770s over the A700. The A700 is ok, but lacks feeling and the bass isn't very punchy at all. The DT770 has pretty ridiculous bass, nice for explosions.
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