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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi View Post
Best headset in the market. That still, you still better off going headphone + external mic. It's a beyerdynamic DT770 32 ohm + boom mic.
Thanks man. Yeah I am looking to upgrade my AD700s in a few months so maybe MMX330s or DT770's will be the answer.

I just looked and can't find any DT770 32 Ohm's...linky?
Edited by Caz - 1/21/11 at 11:19pm
    
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Me too looking to upgrade my Ad700. Does the Dt770 needs an amp or will it be able to run directly from the soundcard (Xonar DX)?
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It'll run...but it's strongly suggested you get an amp..
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I'm trying to decide between a Turtle Beach X11 set (for about $48 shipped), or a SteelSeries 5H v2 (for about $61 shipped). I'm a moderate PC gamer, 20-30 hours a week at most, and I also listen to music via headphones fairly often.
I'm also looking at the SteelSeries 4H, but it doesn't quite have everything that I'm looking for, and on the budget side a Turtle Beach Z1 for more of a cheapie purchase.

Any suggestions/recommendations that could help? Thanks.

EDIT: Just thought I would add that I know that SteelSeries/Turtle Beach/etc all go against the OP of the thread. In my price range ($50-75), these are the better options that have what I'm looking for. I'm not a huge audiophile, but I do enjoy audio. So yeah, if you can help me find something better in my range, I'm all ears.
Edited by |mando| - 3/27/11 at 8:35pm
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EDIT: oops.
Edited by |mando| - 3/27/11 at 9:03pm
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Originally Posted by |mando| View Post
I'm trying to decide between a Turtle Beach X11 set (for about $48 shipped), or a SteelSeries 5H v2 (for about $61 shipped). I'm a moderate PC gamer, 20-30 hours a week at most, and I also listen to music via headphones fairly often.
I'm also looking at the SteelSeries 4H, but it doesn't quite have everything that I'm looking for, and on the budget side a Turtle Beach Z1 for more of a cheapie purchase.

Any suggestions/recommendations that could help? Thanks.

EDIT: Just thought I would add that I know that SteelSeries/Turtle Beach/etc all go against the OP of the thread. In my price range ($50-75), these are the better options that have what I'm looking for. I'm not a huge audiophile, but I do enjoy audio. So yeah, if you can help me find something better in my range, I'm all ears.
Not to be rude, but half the point of the OP was to NOT buy 'gaming headsets' especially if you listen to music at all.

TBH the OP is a little outdated. You should consider the JVC HARX700. They should be good for gaming and should handle music pretty well too. I haven't used them long enough to give my opinion on them but they get good reviews on here.
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Originally Posted by drjoey1500 View Post
You should consider the JVC HARX700. They should be good for gaming and should handle music pretty well too. I haven't used them long enough to give my opinion on them but they get good reviews on here.
I have the JVC HA-RX700s too. They're definitely good for music. In games I can hear in which general direction sound is coming from on the xy plane, but I think they're absolutely horrible for elevation (the z-axis). I often find myself looking for something three feet in front of me to no avail, only to find out five minutes later that the sound was coming from above or below. Can't really pin point sounds with high accuracy, just moderate. And although they're good for music, I can't help but feel that sometimes sounds blend together and that it becomes harder to follow individual instruments. This could just be the track itself. though

But these are the best headphones I've listened to. I won't consider my evaluation too credible until I've listened to better cans.
Edited by cuad - 3/28/11 at 3:58am
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To the guys with clip on mics, where / how do you attached a zalman on a pair of HD201's ? I've kind of got it rigged at the moment.
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post #329 of 471
Thanks.
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 5/2/11 at 11:49am
post #330 of 471
I know that to get proper audio quality i need to forgo a combo headset and boom mic all in one. Therefore, since I use my Desktop's 5.1 surround setup from logitech to play the Bad company 2 and TeamSpeak for Clan chat, can I use throat mics like these for my audio/mic?

http://www.clearercom.com/pc_throat_mic.htm

http://www.iasus-concepts.com/nt/nt-3.htm
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