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Looking to spend 75 dollars including shipping on some new headphones (Mine just died).

Been looking at http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826504004 and they seem pretty nice but I know nothing about headsets.

They have to have a mic on them since I'm on vent whenever I'm on my computer.

Any advice?
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post #2 of 11
Damn those are nice looking
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Damn those are nice looking
Yeah! They look comfy I know nothing about headsets though

Old headset sounds like a screaming banshee now
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5.1 headsets are weak in comparison to quality and gaming immersion in comparison to a good set of stereo headphones. I have a pair of Turtle Beach HPA Earforce 2.0s that I bought at one time thinking they would give me the edge to my CSS skillz, but I find my HD555s or AD700s far superior both in quality and accuracy. With the wider sound stages and bigger drivers the sounds are more vibrant and life like.

Here are some good headphones (just outside your budget)

HD555s
A700s
AD700
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also recommend HD555s x2 my dad has a pair and they sound great! But don't ever plan on getting Razer's HP-1's i got mine for a steal for 60$ BNIB but they have HORRIBLE rear sound, and overwhelming fronts. I'm really looking at the Icemat Siberia's since I heard good reviews about it.
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Guys,

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Looking to spend 75 dollars including shipping on some new headphones.
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post #7 of 11
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Those are all really nice sets but just a little above my budget. I'm basically just looking for a good, comfy, long lasting pair.

I could always up my budget a little but I'm really trying to keep it low right now (Driving to and from work is getting costly ).

Really just wanna see what my options are with the current budget.
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post #8 of 11
I would save up a little more and get the HD555 or A700/AD700. A good pair of headphones is timeless, it will last you a long time.
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post #9 of 11
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Guess I should throw the XtremeGamer back in the rig
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post #10 of 11
well why did you take it out in the first place? if you have a dedicated soundcard definantly use it it'll only improve the audio quality

and you should send suggestive letters to Newegg asking them to stock Audio Technica's A500s those would most likely fall in your budget
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