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anyone know a good headphone or headset and a good sound card?
I have no idea but I have heard Xtremegamer sound card is good but I do not see a mic jack on it
    
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Do you have a budget?

Good value sound cards:
X-Fi XtremeMusic (discontinued, but can be obtained off line...)
X-Fi XtremeGamer

Top Line sound cards:
Auzentech X-Fi Prelude

Head sets:
I'm basically against headsets...

Headphones:

Beyer Dynamics:
DT770 Pro-80s

Audio Technica
A700s
AD700s

Sennheisher
HD555s
HD580s
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post #3 of 7
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Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post
Do you have a budget?

Good value sound cards:
X-Fi XtremeMusic (discontinued, but can be obtained off line...)
X-Fi XtremeGamer

Top Line sound cards:
Auzentech X-Fi Prelude

Head sets:
I'm basically against headsets...

Headphones:

Beyer Dynamics:
DT770 80pros

Audio Technica
A700s
AD700s

Sennheisher
HD555s
HD580s
yes I want good headphone and a good sound card but not expensive

for the Xtremegamer do I plug my mic on my pc's mic port not on the sound card?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102006
Edited by superx107 - 5/13/08 at 1:09pm
    
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well a price range is always helpful

I edited it after u quoted it, added links
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post #5 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post
well a price range is always helpful

I edited it after u quoted it, added links
for headphone up to 65 dollars maximum
can you tell me which jack do I put the mic in for the Xtremegamer?
    
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the XtremeGamer has a flexijack, which is the mic jack
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Quote:
Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post
the XtremeGamer has a flexijack, which is the mic jack
ah thanks for telling me this

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