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Hi, I am looking for a mainly music oriented headset with some gaming potential. I currently run a large speaker set up with a Amp (Marantz SR4200), But I am gaming more at night so I need a more subtle way to game and listen to music. I listen to mainly rock and some 90's stuff the orb etc.. , I already have a clip on mic so no need for one to be built in, any suggestions would be grate thanks.
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Do you prefer an open or closed headphone experience?
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post #3 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dealth0072;11782969 
Do you prefer an open or closed headphone experience?

Closed would be preferable but I am not that fussed.
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I was looking for something that was a little more but seems a very nice unit.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by papcrap;11783207 
I was looking for something that was a little more but seems a very nice unit.

I've heard tell that these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826106392 are very nice, i have a pair of headphones that use the same drivers so would imagine the Senn's would be a little better even...
 
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post #7 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rhylian;11783277 
I've heard tell that these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826106392 are very nice, i have a pair of headphones that use the same drivers so would imagine the Senn's would be a little better even...

Is it worth getting a higher end headset for the extra cash outlay vs extra sound quality.
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Have you checked out sennhesiers headphone range and such?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fallen Angel -X;11785071 
Have you checked out sennhesiers headphone range and such?

Thanks I will take a look at more of the range.
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post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by papcrap;11783690 
Is it worth getting a higher end headset for the extra cash outlay vs extra sound quality.

i would think so, especially in FPS where sound quality can lead to directionality of the sound (no I am not endorsing surround headphones here)
 
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