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post #21 of 32
i use AKG K240M, hybrid tube/mosfet amp, and an old soundblaster live 24bit for my gaming.
post #22 of 32
Audio Technica ATH-AD700s for headphones definitely.
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post #23 of 32
AD700 is the way to go in that price range..don't look back!
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If the headphones is strictly for Counter Strike then you can't go wrong with Steelsound 5H V2. I used to play open league in CSS like 7 years ago and I did lots of research on headphones. SteelSound 5H V2 is the best headphones for counter strike at a great price, $100. For example, in dust 2, B site near the car, you can hear people running/walking from lower to upper tunnel. It's almost like cheating in a sense. After 7 years of abuse ( I mean abuse!) it's finally broken down on me. The mic started to static according to my friends and I can only hear from the right side of the headphone. It probably would lasted 2 more years if my baby nephew, sister, and whole family didn't keep using it.

If you're looking for something more balance then look elsewhere. The SteelSound 5H V2 is average when listening to movies and music but it's great on FPS games.
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post #25 of 32
I disagree. I own both and consider the AD700s a superior set for cs.
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post #26 of 32
AD700 + Xfi IMO.

I wouldn't recommend a creative card for music, although I personally don't care for the Xonar DG/DX's emulation of EAX.
post #27 of 32
AD700 gets another vote from me.

I am also a sound whore, I fiound myself calling where people are when I played matches (played cevo-p and cal m/p and esea).

I recently upgraded to the Sennheiser hd650s just because I liked em better, but for < 100 dollars you really can't go wrong. With the extra 65 you could put it towards getting a decent soundcard like a xonar.


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post #28 of 32
The AD700 is a very good choice for gaming if you dont mind the lack of bass, Another good choice is the Ultrasone HFI-580. its sound stage is not as big as the AD700. But It also work very good for gaming.

I used to own the AD700 my self before I went to a Ultrason HFI-780 and it did a very good job.
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post #29 of 32
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If the headphones is strictly for Counter Strike then you can't go wrong with Steelsound 5H V2. I used to play open league in CSS like 7 years ago and I did lots of research on headphones. SteelSound 5H V2 is the best headphones for counter strike at a great price, $100. For example, in dust 2, B site near the car, you can hear people running/walking from lower to upper tunnel. It's almost like cheating in a sense. After 7 years of abuse ( I mean abuse!) it's finally broken down on me. The mic started to static according to my friends and I can only hear from the right side of the headphone. It probably would lasted 2 more years if my baby nephew, sister, and whole family didn't keep using it.

If you're looking for something more balance then look elsewhere. The SteelSound 5H V2 is average when listening to movies and music but it's great on FPS games.
Thank, I own'd 3 models of 5Hv2 USB, you right - I really enjoy playing 1.6 with it, but the model is kind of weird after some long time of use - strange noise and the static noise from the microphone, and also the right headphone issue.

I found the 5Hv2 really great for games, even better than 7H in term of pinpoint sounds ingame.


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AD700 + Xfi IMO.

I wouldn't recommend a creative card for music, although I personally don't care for the Xonar DG/DX's emulation of EAX.
I dont want for music, for that I have other models to hear from.
I want sound-card and the headphones for gaming only, I have other comp for music editiong and such.

thanks alot about all the Recommendations of the AD700.
since you guys say is it the best model for gaming on 165$ i'll go with it - thanks.

also, my Budget is boost to 195$ for sound-card.

I've heard alot of great replies on ST by Asus, and also about Creative XtremeGamer/titanium/titanium fatality.
which one?
Edited by avinin1 - 3/1/11 at 5:02am
post #30 of 32

None of those. Titanium HD.


Edited by Simca - 3/1/11 at 5:21am
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