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Recommendations for Surround Sound Gaming Headset?

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Hey guys, looking for a bit of advice, so naturally I come to the experts at OC : D

I'm looking to purchase some surround sound gaming headphones for Xbox 360 gaming. I've researched the Turtle Beach X41, Astro A40, and Triton AX Pro. I'm about to pull the trigger on the Astro A40, but wanted to know if anyone had any suggestions between these three, or perhaps even a better recommendation for a pair that I haven't considered.

Also, does anyone have opinions on virtual Dolby surround sound vs. true Dolby 5.1? The Astro A40 has virtual Dolby surround, and the Triton's have 4 drivers in each ear for true Dolby 5.1. I'd be all over the true 5.1, but I've read that the Astro A40 has better sound quality while the Triton AX Pro is better for pinpointing enemies with surround sound.

Any info would be much appreciated!
    
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Tritton's and Turtle Beach's products are awful. Don't even consider. In my Xbox days I ran through the AX Pro's in a month. Cords just gave out, mic broke. I've been trough probably 5 Turtle Beach headsets.

The best would be getting the Astro Mixamp and AD700's(best soundstage(over A40), especially for the price). Mod a mic on it like this.
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Tritton's and Turtle Beach's products are awful. Don't even consider. In my Xbox days I ran through the AX Pro's in a month. Cords just gave out, mic broke. I've been trough probably 5 Turtle Beach headsets.

The best would be getting the Astro Mixamp and AD700's(best soundstage(over A40), especially for the price). Mod a mic on it like this.
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