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OK, haven't had much time to look into headsets.. but it seems the quality sets are pretty expensive.

Can anyone point me to a pair of decent budget-oriented mic/sets? Definitely under 100 each.

And no more girl friendly ideas? Lol.. that's fine, she seems to dig BC2. Kept me up past 2AM playing a few nights ago.
$100 each is not budget lol. You can get a decent mic like the zalman under $10. If you want really good headphones for FPS that are the most comfortable under $200, get the Audio Technica AD700. Except if you don't like the lack of bass.



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$100 each is not budget lol. You can get a decent mic like the zalman under $10. If you want really good headphones for FPS that are the most comfortable under $200, get the Audio Technica AD700. Except if you don't like the lack of bass.




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OK, haven't had much time to look into headsets.. but it seems the quality sets are pretty expensive.

Can anyone point me to a pair of decent budget-oriented mic/sets? Definitely under 100 each.

And no more girl friendly ideas? Lol.. that's fine, she seems to dig BC2. Kept me up past 2AM playing a few nights ago.
Don't look for headsets. Look for quality headphones for under $100 (Sennheiser HD 555's can be had for less than $100), and then buy a separate computer microphone for $10 or less (everyone seems hell bent on these Zalman clip-ons).



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$100 each is not budget lol. You can get a decent mic like the zalman under $10. If you want really good headphones for FPS that are the most comfortable under $200, get the Audio Technica AD700. Except if you don't like the lack of bass.




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Lol.. I guess I should have stressed the "under" part of "under 100 USD."

Do you mean these: Cause.. if so, 90 is pretty doable, and her birthday is coming up soon.

They def. have to be comfortable, we both get headaches from wearing cheap headphones. Plus she wears glasses and I'd guess if they're even slightly uncomfortable, that might magnify the problem.

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Don't look for headsets. Look for quality headphones for under $100 (Sennheiser HD 555's can be had for less than $100), and then buy a separate computer microphone for $10 or less (everyone seems hell bent on these Zalman clip-ons).





Oh snap
Hadn't thought of that. We have one desktop USB mic. She uses it with Skype, it's some logitech cheapo unit, but does it's job. Might not be ideal when you're playing BC2 though. I'll look at clipons.

Stupid question: Do I need a headphone amp for any of this? One set will be run off an X-Fi XtremeMusic, and the other off er.. I think it's a Realtek 888 onboard.
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Yeah those. Definitely get those if you're picky about comfort. They don't need amps.
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Lol.. I guess I should have stressed the "under" part of "under 100 USD."

Do you mean these: Amazon.com: Audio Technica ATH-AD700 Open-air Dynamic Audiophile Headphones: Electronics Cause.. if so, 90 is pretty doable, and her birthday is coming up soon.

They def. have to be comfortable, we both get headaches from wearing cheap headphones. Plus she wears glasses and I'd guess if they're even slightly uncomfortable, that might magnify the problem.



Hadn't thought of that. We have one desktop USB mic. She uses it with Skype, it's some logitech cheapo unit, but does it's job. Might not be ideal when you're playing BC2 though. I'll look at clipons.

Stupid question: Do I need a headphone amp for any of this? One set will be run off an X-Fi XtremeMusic, and the other off er.. I think it's a Realtek 888 onboard.
The X-Fi should be sufficient, but I don't know about the on-board realtek. Depends on the Impedance of the headphones.

that everyone keeps going on about.
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Ok! Thanks guys, I'd be in the dark without you here. I'll check out some reviews tonight. More than I had hoped to spend, but if we can get quality for ~90-100 a set, could be worth it.
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