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I've been readin around and searching threads but I still gotta ask some questions, any imput is greatly appreciated.

So I have a Asus Xonar Essence STX coming in the mail to go in my sig rig, the only thing is I know nothing really about headsets.

I want to know what is the best way to go either a headset/mic combo or a good headset and clip on mic?

If I go with just headphones what wouldgo good with the sound card? I like music movies and gaming is what I'll be doing. I don't chat much in game but would like the ability (clip on or not)
My price point is 75-175$ looking now at 150-350$

ATH-M50s
ATH-A900 Audiophile Closed-back
ATH-AD900 Audiophile Open-air

Looking at the above if no other suggestions are given.
Edited by kiwwanna - 2/4/11 at 1:31pm
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music tastes....
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I pretty much like all music styles, usually listen to flac files. Movies are all bluray quality. Really want something that will cover all bases.
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For bassy music and movies I have to recommend my Beyerdynamic DT770/80 pros. I have a Xonar ST and they make a sexy couple together. Turning on the Dolby Headphone + 7.1 Virtual Speaker Shifter (not as gimicky as you may think) in the Xonar software is amazing for movies and even pretty good for certain genres of music.

If you order through MusiciansFriend I can give you a 10% off discount code I got in the email (which is where I got mine from).

Built in mics are overrated. Just get a clipon one for $20. Quality headphones > headset.

edit: also, Bad Company 2 in wartapes mode sounds like pure sex with these cans.
Edited by Backfat - 2/5/11 at 5:11pm
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