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post #101 of 471
nice guide I just picked up a pair of HD555 from newegg. +rep. thx
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post #102 of 471
I /just/ sat on my Everglide S-500's that I got from Woot a while back. I am now purchasing a set of HD201's from Newegg for $20 shipped.

Thanks for the dedication to this

Out of curiousity, where do the S-500s stack up in that compaison? Sure they aren't considered high quality at all, especially since they're in the same range as HD202/HD201.
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post #103 of 471
cheap, but effective gaming headset with mic attached:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=gamecom%201
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post #104 of 471
I just figured I'd mention that I bought a set of JVC HA-RX900's, and they are absolutely amazing. The sound quality is very crisp and clean, the bass is there but not overpowering, and the soundstage is excellent IMO.

I'm no expert on headphones, but I'm very pleased for a ~$50-60 set.
Edited by Choggs396 - 1/3/09 at 4:27pm
    
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post #105 of 471
Amazing guide.
I have the Sennheiser HD201 headphones - they are amazing. But I generally don't game with headphones - but man, I tried it once and for $25 off Amazon, they are amazing.

I couldn't help but rep you twice for this guide. Good job.
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Where do Razer products fit into this?

- geared at gamers
- 5.1 and 7.1



They are awesome but presumably not the best?
    
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post #107 of 471
Quote:
Originally Posted by Danylu View Post
Where do Razer products fit into this?

- geared at gamers
- 5.1 and 7.1



They are awesome but presumably not the best?
Biggest problem in bold.
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post #108 of 471
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
Biggest problem in bold.

Yep although to be honest, positional accuracy wise, I could have sworn I had the best after using my 5.1 speakers that were poorly set out due to the lack of space.

Price was a bit of a deterrent (against Seinhesser) though.
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post #109 of 471
Regarding Front Ports Sound degrading, Is there anyway for me to split the soundcards port so that I can have both the speakers + headset installed with loss of sound quality?



http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Scan-...P3-Players-Etc)

Something like this? Also will the channels be mixed up (I run both speakers/headphones in the same channel mode 2:0

Or can I improve the front ports inner cable? Electronically isolate it?

Will my powered speakers or headphone quality be degraded more than just using the front ports like I am now?
Edited by beanbagofdoom - 1/5/09 at 3:57am
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post #110 of 471
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Originally Posted by beanbagofdoom View Post
Regarding Front Ports Sound degrading, Is there anyway for me to split the soundcards port so that I can have both the speakers + headset installed with loss of sound quality?
http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards...ml#post4333048


The platronics switcher looks like your item

As for being able to electronically isolate, i'd have to look into that myself, never really asked around the forums for that.
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