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Hi im looking to get a pair of head phones but im just not sure what brand to go for. I want to spend around $100 dollars maybe a little more. Any recommendations?

Ill be using them for gaming and Rosetta stone.

Thanks
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what sort of gaming?
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[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Technica-ATH-AD700-Open-air-Audiophile-Headphones/dp/B000CMS0XU"]Amazon.com: Audio Technica ATH-AD700 Open-air Dynamic Audiophile Headphones: Electronics[/ame]


use shopping.google.com to find better prices. There is no better pair for gaming under $100

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With or without a mic?
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post #6 of 37
I got the HD555's back in November but if the HS1A(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826816002&cm_re=corsair_headset-_-26-816-002-_-Product) were out I would of gotten that over the HD555 anyday.
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post #7 of 37
beyerdynamic dt990! i've never felt more immersed in a game, its like having a second sense of sight through your ears lol, they do come with a rather hefty price tag though :/ a more budget pair that is also astounding for gaming is the audio technica ad-700, these headphones are also quite good for music

lol guy above already beat me to the ad-700, theyre great dude
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post #8 of 37
Does it need to be a headset with a mic?

If so, the Sennheiser PC350 is pretty awesome. The mic quality is outstanding, and the headphones are... well.. quality.

If you don't need a mic, lots of people will steer you toward the Sennheiser HD555's or the Audio Technica AD700's. Those are both awesome choices.
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Logitech G35 all the way. king.gif
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post #10 of 37
blind recommendations help no-one tbh.
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