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please recommend me some headphones and a sound card

looking to spend $150, a little more if it is worth it.

i've read over the OCN guide to headphones and I really can't choose.

i know nothing about sound cards.

soundcard needs to be PCI.

i play shooters and like hip hop

thanks.
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I'd say some senn HD555s and then try to find an old X-Fi extreme Music for about $50
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JVC HA-RX900 Headphones are great. You can them here:

http://www.keenzo.com/showproduct.asp?ID=1254128

Soundcard: creative X-FI xtrememusic

The JVC HA-RX900 got GREAT reviews.

another one i suggest SENNHEISER HD555 they got great reviews on newegg too. Sennheisers are really popular i decided go with somthing different and i picked the JVC HA-RX900 over the senns

Here is a really good thread to help you pick your perfect headphones.

http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards...-headsets.html
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