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post #1 of 19
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Alright, i'm going with the xfi xtrememusic but i'm still puzzled at what headset i should get. I kind of want the steelpad 5h headset but then i think, i want to be able to use the xfi to its full potential with surround sound... HELP!!! >.<
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post #2 of 19
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836502003

I own that headset and spend up to 40% of my day wearing them and it is an excellent headset. It has very good sound quality, surround sound, and the mic is good to. Basically they are the best gaming headphones I have ever used and I would not hesitate to drop $50 on them again.
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post #3 of 19
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anything with more padding or bigger ear cuffs?
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post #4 of 19
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826106070


I absolutley LOVE these things. I can wear them literally all day. I have walked away from the computer forgetting they were on my head until they got yanked off after taking 5 steps. The sound is AMAZING. In CS I can hear exactly from which direction that enemies(allies too but) are approaching me. The cord is extreamly long also which is a plus. The Mic is A++. I have never had a problem and it has a little mute button, so there are no problems with ventrillo.

And even better, it has its own little sound card and works through the USB making a little bit of a performance increase unless you have a soundblaster or somthing.

Good Luck in your purchase...but thats just my 2c
    
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post #5 of 19
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... i 'm getting the xfi, no usb please ><
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post #6 of 19
I'd get the Shure E3c headphones.
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post #8 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by selectodude
I'd get the Shure E3c headphones.
i just found earbuds??

and plz NOT i repeat NOT USB.... i'm getting the xfi sound card , i cannot have USB.

Also, with the steelpad 5h not being surround sound but "virtual" surround sound does that mean the xfi won't make it sound a whole lot better?
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post #9 of 19
The X-Fi will make anything sound better.
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post #10 of 19
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well yes, but what i'm asking is would it make surround sound headphones sound alot better then "virtual" surround sound headphones.
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