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I'm going to be getting an Auzentech Prelude to put in my new system. I am currently using the Plantronics 770s. Should I get a new pair? I will be mainly using these for music and gaming...obviously.
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Budget? Actual headphones will sound a lot better than headsets, for both music and gaming. Plus, as long as the headphones have a good soundstage it'll perform just as well as headsets if not better at positional audio.
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Budget? Actual headphones will sound a lot better than headsets, for both music and gaming. Plus, as long as the headphones have a good soundstage it'll perform just as well as headsets if not better at positional audio.
Let's go with headphones then. ~$130
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You can get the Sennheiser hd595 for around that price, they are great headphones that do not require that much power, meaning you don't need to buy extra equipment such as amplifiers to get the best sound out of them.

edit: they are very comfortable, you will forget your wearing them
Edited by CrackClocker - 6/5/08 at 7:39pm
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Oh and they have to be super comfy
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You can get the Sennheiser hd595 for around that price, they are great headphones that do not require that much power, meaning you don't need to buy extra equipment such as amplifiers to get the best sound out of them.
Are they on newegg? Couldnt find them. Every where else has them for >$200
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You can't get more comfortable than the Sennheiser HD5xx series. Check out the HD555. If you need a mic, you can always buy a clip on mic BTW.
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Think I may go with these: http://www.thenerds.net/SENNHEISER_E...FRJexwodH1RdVQ

What do yall think?
Edited by AlphaDog11790 - 6/5/08 at 8:01pm
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post #9 of 9
Yea i would go with the Sennheiser HD-555. They're a little cheaper on Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listi...Q/ref=dp_olp_2

The Sennehsier HD-595's are always around $200.
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