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What microphone do you use?

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What do you use? A headset, or a stand alone microphone? Does it sound ok?

I just need some ideas about what mic to buy.

I have no large headphones, just the ones I use for my mp3 player (Sennheiser CX500's). I may get a stand alone microphone as I like to play games through my surround sound speakers, but previous mics in the past have proven too weak to pick up my voice. My mic would have to be on the other side of my desk so I would need one to really pick up voices well.
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post #2 of 8
What's your budget?

The mic I use is excellent but probably considered expensive for a "gaming" device.
post #3 of 8
I use a Zalman clip on and no one complains about my quality or loudness.
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post #5 of 8
logitech noise cancelling 20$ mic

EDIT: nvm they're 8$, posted by ^^^^^^^

they really are noise cancelling
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post #6 of 8
Some 30$ headset I bought at microcenter mic was pretty nice at picking up my voice And could not detect noise in my speech. Can't see standalones due to an experience of not being able to pick up my voice, some Logitech crap
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post #7 of 8
Zalman clip-on mic. It's actually good!
post #8 of 8
Stand alone 3.5mm desktop mic. Preferably Plantronics.
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