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post #11 of 32
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ok,
I saw that the AD700 (the open version, yes?) is highly recommended for gaming.
Thanks you guys alot.
Now all I need to do is get a new sound card, I will open new topic later.
post #12 of 32
Asus Xonar DX, no need for a new thread.

D1 if you need PCI card.

Also, the A700s aren't bad..they give you a little more bass, but the sound stage is still mostly there. It's just that if you're going for the total gamer headphones and don't need bass and want that treble sound, might as well go AD700s.
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post #13 of 32
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why not go for CREATIVE for EAX tech?
also CMSS..

also, for make sure - AD700 is the best headphones in 165$?
post #14 of 32
Yeah, they are. You could go with Creative Titanium if you wanted, but IMO most of that gaming stuff is trash. Others swear by it, but the emulation Asus gives and the overall quality of music, movies etc the card will give you and because it's cheaper makes it a much better solution imo.
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post #15 of 32
Whats wrong with your SteelSeries??.. Pretty much perfect for 1.6.. I know pretty much all of the ESEA main and invite players I player with all use SteelSeries phones.
Edited by KingFrizzy - 2/28/11 at 11:05am
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post #16 of 32
I play 1.6 all the time and I hear EVERYTHING with my ad700s. I haven't used all that many other sets to play with - plantronics audio 90s, sennheiser hd457 (or something), steelseries 5h v2, jvc rx700, and some older jvcs. the ad700s are the best and most comfortable out of all of those.
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post #17 of 32
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Originally Posted by Simca;12556784 
Yeah, they are. You could go with Creative Titanium if you wanted, but IMO most of that gaming stuff is trash. Others swear by it, but the emulation Asus gives and the overall quality of music, movies etc the card will give you and because it's cheaper makes it a much better solution imo.

sorry for being Refractory, But I want the headphone only for gaming, I dont need it for any kinda of music use.

I talking more about how it is sounds - bass, treble (AFAIK gaming needs high terble and low bass) and creative is like this, no?

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Originally Posted by KingFrizzy;12556821 
Whats wrong with your SteelSeries??.. Pretty much perfect for 1.6.. I know pretty much all of the ESEA main and invite players I player with all use SteelSeries phones.
thanks for the worring.
its alright,works perfectly, but I want something better than the 7H USB.
btw, I find the 5Hv2 better than 7H USB in term of pinpoint footsteps and such.

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Originally Posted by gorb;12556899 
I play 1.6 all the time and I hear EVERYTHING with my ad700s. I haven't used all that many other sets to play with - plantronics audio 90s, sennheiser hd457 (or something), steelseries 5h v2, jvc rx700, and some older jvcs. the ad700s are the best and most comfortable out of all of those.
thanks for the replie, mainly when you say that you have experience with more headphones on market.
post #18 of 32
Well.....if it's ABSOLUTELY for gaming only...then go ahead and get the Titanium for 100 bucks.

Edit:

Just go with the Titanium. It's like 20-25 10 dollars more expensive and it'll put your mind to rest. You'll get all those silly EAX CMSS thingies that you love.
Edited by Simca - 2/28/11 at 12:26pm
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post #19 of 32
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the question is that if the diffrents between them is really high for gaming-use?
again, sorry about sounds refractory - I really want to know all whats better for me.
post #20 of 32
X-Fi cards sound tinny as heck to me. I vote 100% for a Xonar DX. Plus you can use the unified xonar drivers for windows which are a+ compared to those lackluster install packages made by creative that dont even work.

My rule of thumb in PC audio is *avoid creative at all costs* heh.
    
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