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So I recently posted in the sound card section about getting a certain Barracuda AC-1 card. I have purchased it and am thankful to those who lent an ear.

Anyhow, before my Audigy 4 went the way of Old Yeller (no my computer Old Yeller is not gone yet) I was and am using headphones for almost all my listening. Though I decided that I may just be able to use some better headphones, my current ones are $10 dollar Logitech wrap arounds and I think since I am getting a new sound card I should listen with something that makes the sound card worth it soon.

So, what kind of headphone/headset is in your opinion perfect or will do great for listening to music and gaming on a AC-1. NOTE: I know about the HP-1 Razer headphones that go great with this card. Though the problem is I absolutely need to keep it under $50 bucks or better yet lower.

I assume a lot of you hear (get it hear instead of here...nvm) use a decent set of headphones so help will be appreciated. Thanks.
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Buy my creative hs-900.
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Thanks for the quick post CC. I must say I am looking for a new set and opinions of others so I can go online and be a comparison fiend based on reviews. Thanks though, the offer is appreciated.
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At your budget, I'd recommend the Koss KSC-75's ($10 shipped off Buy.com). They're clip ons, but they're pretty amazing for the price.

http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f4/soo...ksc75s-295561/ <- Note that the HD650's are $350 at most places.
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f4/ksc...sed-me-295741/
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f4/jus...ut-box-284205/ <- DT990's are about $300.

And the good ol' headband mod if you prefer them that way:
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f4/sim...-maybe-232714/

Stick a Zalman mic onto the cord and you've got yourself one of the best budget setups available.
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there is also the JVC HAFX66s that are a very good set of IEMs...

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