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Holy smokes those went fast...

This morning south east had 7 in stock...
    
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I love me my Steelseries Siberia V2's. They're very nice, but don't read too much into reviews of people saying they are "Cheap".

People tend to mistake light form factor for poor build quality. In fact, they are very well built. The headband style style is made to lighten the load on your head, making longer sessions easier. Same with the ear cup. They have a leather ear cup, closed ear design that works great. These things are pumpers even for music and movies as wellGreat bass w/ all my music (I listen to a broad range of rock, hip hop and metal, w/ some 80s stuff), and explosions in movies are great as well. Everything is crystal, but that may also depend on my sound card as well. The mic is top notch as well.

I've worn them for longggg sessions...like 5+ hour CS:S and CoD4 sessions w/teamspeak 3 in the background.
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I can second the siberias.

I had the V1 versions of those, when the company was still called icemat. They had velvet earcups then.

The biggest issue I had with them was the plastic area where the headband was attached too snapped in half. So I had to glue them back shut, or the retention band wouldn't work.

V1 - Lower sound quality, though still superb. Good price. Uses analog outputs.
http://www.memoryexpress.com/Product...26366(ME).aspx

V2 - Better sound quality, USB.
http://www.memoryexpress.com/Product...26497(ME).aspx
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new budget, 80 with shipping and taxes to california.
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Mionix keid 20

Never had a headset that had such a good microphone for this low price, they are really comfortable to

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i actually found a refurbished pair of the Logitech g35's for 55$, got those, thankyou for bringing them up. BTW a counter to your link:
http://www.officedepot.com/a/product...tereo-Headset/
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No such thing. Sound quality is mediocre at best.

In all honesty, I would recommend the Plantronics as a budget gaming headset over everything presented here up to this point.

Look for brands that specialize and have a long history in making headphones. Brands like Logitech, Steelseries and xxx gaming headphone/headsets is just marketing crap, but hey there's always someone who will buy into them.
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I have a pair of turtle beach X11's that I like a lot. They are very comfortable and sound good. The microphone works almost too well sometimes. I don't know much about this whole feature but they are "self-amplified". I think that helps with xbox use which these will also do. $50 on newegg.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...%20beach%20x11
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I have a pair of turtle beach X11's that I like a lot. They are very comfortable and sound good. The microphone works almost too well sometimes. I don't know much about this whole feature but they are "self-amplified". I think that helps with xbox use which these will also do. $50 on newegg.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...%20beach%20x11
my brother has those for his xbox, and he might of got a bad pair, but they didn't sound as good as i expected them to. Thanks anyways for the recommendation
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