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No customs in Hong Kong! But shipping costs from EU/US is a pain.
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I'm planning on getting the g35s for 30% gaming and 70% internet /music/ videos.

Basically what I'm looking for is gaming headsets with some decent bass. I had the corsair HS1s (basically vengeance 1500s) and while they were comfy, sounded great and gave good directional awareness in games the bass was extremely lacking to say the least even with an equalizer that maximized it.

The only bad things I've heard about the g35s is weight and some stereo music playback. The latter worries me a lot because I will listen to a lot of music and watch a ton of YouTube videos.

Any other suggestions? I don:t know much about headphones so help is appreciated.
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Originally Posted by ZombieJon View Post

No customs in Hong Kong! But shipping costs from EU/US is a pain.
I just ordered new fan assemblies for my AXPs from Hong Kong. 10 bucks for the fans but 30 for shipping.
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I'm planning on getting the g35s for 30% gaming and 70% internet /music/ videos.

Basically what I'm looking for is gaming headsets with some decent bass. I had the corsair HS1s (basically vengeance 1500s) and while they were comfy, sounded great and gave good directional awareness in games the bass was extremely lacking to say the least even with an equalizer that maximized it.

The only bad things I've heard about the g35s is weight and some stereo music playback. The latter worries me a lot because I will listen to a lot of music and watch a ton of YouTube videos.

Any other suggestions? I don:t know much about headphones so help is appreciated.

there is a good condenser microphone with a magnetic clasp called the Antlion Modmic. you can attach it to any headphone.



http://www.modmic.com/

if you really want some bass get the Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 tongue.gif
    
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Modmic is the greatest product ever to gamers.

seriously people were hacking up Labtec microphones.

    
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Mic isnt important to me, I don't even care if the headset has it. I need something with a good midrange sound stage because that's where footsteps are usually heard (at least that's what reviews say, damnded if I know where it comes from lol) budget is really around the 150 mark, I dont have the money for 300 headphones right now and need something to replace my hs1s quickly.
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Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 ohm cost $180. the ear pads are velour and replaceable. yoke is made out of aluminum and screwed in. headband is made out of spring steel. padding on headband can be replaced. they will take a beating.

Logitech doesn't sell replacement pads, you have to send the whole thing back every 6-8 months when you wear out the pleather thumb.gif





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I can't buy those DT770s at ncix which is a 30 min drive away. That's why I was looking for something a little more mainstream. I'm on my phone right now so I can't link you to the page but if you go to the ncix.CA (.com might work as well) then you can see the headphones I have at my selection.
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HiFi store? I have family there and been to one. create a Paypal account or get a credit card? if you want the headphones bad enough you will find a way tongue.gif

I can't look at a list of gaming headsets and tell you which one is better tongue.gif
    
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