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I'm getting a new headset which I really need badly and wanted to get some advice on some. I'll be getting em from Best Buy since I've got a $100 giftcard there and selling it for the cash isn't an option. Anyways, are these any good and what about wireless headsets?

Price Range for headsets I'm looking at

Plantronics Wireless Headset

Plantronics GameCom 777 Wired Headset

I may be able to get one of these, if I can I'm thinking about the Razer headset, anyone know how they are with headsets? But I'm not sure if I will be getting one of these or not, the $100 or less ones are more in my budget unless these are just far superior. Link Here
    
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I have a Sennheiser headset that is quite nice. They perform well and are comfortable for the duration of long sessions.

These might be of interest.
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if u happen to have a best buy with a nice home audio section in it like mine i would suggest trying to find a pair of Audio Technica AD700's they can be bought for around 120 retail at best buy (100 or less on amazon) and are some of the best set of headphones i have ever owned with perfect sound positioning and clarity in games. most of the Headsets dont really have good drivers inside of them so i tend to stray away from "gaming" labeled headsets. as for a mic i would also pickup a zalaman clip on mic although i doubt best buy would have that

edit: if u must get a headset with a mic clipped on i have heard great things about the Corshair HS1 come to think of it here is a review.http://www.maximumpc.com/article/rev...headset_review
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Those are the ones, err, sortof like what I have now, and I don't really like em. I'd prefer a wireless one if they're any good, but I also like huge ear pieces on headsets lol.

Trying to keep the mic/headset as one since I tend to lose clip-on mics or desk mics for some reason. I have heard of those though and they are nice.
    
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post #5 of 21
Fair enough.

Do you think you might be able to get headphones? They might be more along the lines of what you are looking for ("huge ear pieces").

you could salvage the mic from your headset and use that in conjunction with the headphones... maybe?
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Those are the ones, err, sortof like what I have now, and I don't really like em. I'd prefer a wireless one if they're any good, but I also like huge ear pieces on headsets lol.

Trying to keep the mic/headset as one since I tend to lose clip-on mics or desk mics for some reason. I have heard of those though and they are nice.
yea i taped mine to my cord soon im going to use braided flex so it looks cleaner id look at the HS1's tho
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post #7 of 21
Mionix Keid 20

big ear pieces and very comfortable

best microphone in this pricerange

http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/a...id_20_review/1
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I found a nice set I like in store, but can't find it online for some reason. Anyways, I currently have these I'll be returning to help get some nicer ones.

Plantronics Audio 355

40mm driver size
20Hz-20kHz speaker freq response
100Hz-10kHz mic freq response
    
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post #9 of 21
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Originally Posted by bryce View Post
I found a nice set I like in store, but can't find it online for some reason. Anyways, I currently have these I'll be returning to help get some nicer ones.

Plantronics Audio 355

40mm driver size
20Hz-20kHz speaker freq response
100Hz-10kHz mic freq response
lol-some mic response. the other specs really in practical terms, tell you nothing.
post #10 of 21
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o.o? some mic response? Don't think I'll get much better than that from bestbuy in my pricerange for what I'm wanting.
    
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