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screw usb headsets in my honest opinion, you spend money for a good sound card, why not use it.
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Yeah, if you use USB for audio, you won't be using the Audigy at all. USB headsets are essentially a USB sound card connected to a headset (that, in my experience, sound crappy compared to real sound cards). They're a bit better than onboard audio, but not by much. You're better off using the Audigy.
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screw usb headsets in my honest opinion, you spend money for a good sound card, why not use it.
Yea but the sound card I have isn't really that good lol.

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Yeah, if you use USB for audio, you won't be using the Audigy at all. USB headsets are essentially a USB sound card connected to a headset (that, in my experience, sound crappy compared to real sound cards). They're a bit better than onboard audio, but not by much. You're better off using the Audigy.
Yea I realize that I just don't know how good my sound card really is. The specs only say 5.1 and the USB headphones say virtual 7.1 capable? Wouldn't the USB versions be better then?
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Nah OP that's just a gimmick. Headphones are meant to have only two speakers, and to only be used with stereo output. Listen to "The Virtual Haircut" here with stereo headphones and output if you don't believe that quality headphones can produce surround sound through stereo. I mean, you should, since you listen with two ears, not 7.1

http://onemansblog.com/2007/05/13/ge...ory-illusions/

Similar to 7.1, 5.1 only matters if you're using a six speaker set up. If all you have are headphones you don't even need to worry about all that. You just need stereo. Any fancy 7.1 virtual sound is just a fancy EQ setting that will only distort the music.
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Nah OP that's just a gimmick. Headphones are meant to have only two speakers, and to only be used with stereo output. Listen to "The Virtual Haircut" here with stereo headphones and output if you don't believe that quality headphones can produce surround sound through stereo. I mean, you should, since you listen with two ears, not 7.1

http://onemansblog.com/2007/05/13/ge...ory-illusions/

Similar to 7.1, 5.1 only matters if you're using a six speaker set up. If all you have are headphones you don't even need to worry about all that. You just need stereo. Any fancy 7.1 virtual sound is just a fancy EQ setting that will only distort the music.
So you're saying get the non-USB version? Lol
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So you're saying get the non-USB version? Lol
Yes sir!
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So you're saying get the non-USB version? Lol
Aye!
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Alright well I guess the non-USB version it is!

Now just deciding on a color...they say that black is Europe only for the non-USB ...All they have is blue, red, white, and orange...
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Alright well I guess the non-USB version it is!

Now just deciding on a color...they say that black is Europe only for the non-USB ...All they have is blue, red, white, and orange...
Get white that's the most normal coloured one out of those..
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