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I'm in Canada, so there aren't too many options. Looking for god quality (surround) sound with a good mic. Basically it's for gaming, so I want to know if someone is walking behind me and commmunicate with the team.

Was looking at DirectCanada Here and Here

Lower price is obviously a plus, not sure I can dish out more than 75 or so bucks...at least it'll last a while.
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Would you be opposed to a traditional set of headphones with a Zalman clip-on mic? The X-Fi's headphone surround processing is far better than what "5.1" headphones can provide, and that would allow you to get much better overall sound. In short, the more parts there are in a given "thing", the less money spent on each part (in this case, the drivers for the headphones).

Something like the AKG K81-DJ, perhaps?
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(edit: LOL can't rep you )

I was told about that, but I'm not sure how neat\\comfortable that would be? I saw the Zalman one clips onto the wire, so doesn't it fly around everywhere?

I remember seeing some Xi-Fi headset with mic...but can't find it anywhere.

I'll look up that AKG K81-DJ, thanks.
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post #4 of 6
Audio Technica A700/AD700 with a cheap clip-on mic.

I would stay away from 5.1 headphones.
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I recommend the AudioTechnica ath-a700 or the Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO , I love both. I use both on different computers, one for movies, the other for gaming, they sound about the same to me. Also, both have excellent build quality.
    
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I second Chipp's suggestion. K81's are an excellent pair of headphones that have outstanding value for $60-70 USD. And yes, I used mine for gaming when I owned them (primarily Call of Duty 4).
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