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post #1 of 10
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Hey guise, I gave my cheap headset to a friend and now i am need of a semi decent headset with a mic. preferably around or under 20 bucks. I am not a audiophile so i most likely will not be able to tell the difference much. also it will be plugged into my laptop that has no awesome audiocard. mostly used for webcam and sometimes CS:S but since im not a super pro gamer it doesn't matter to me much.

tl:dr - need a headset with mic under 20 bucks thats decent
   
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post #2 of 10
The problem you'll have is the sound quality of the mic will be crap.

I've got the fatality gaming headset. My head doesn't get too hot either. But it might be a little out of your budget
post #3 of 10

Sennhesier HD 201s +

.

I own that mic and people say its good.

Any headset for $20 will be an off brand not worth any money. At least with this combo you have decent audio.
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post #4 of 10
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okay thanks for the advice. so if i were to get a separate headset and mic. which mic should i get? i want one tahts decent quality but not bulky
   
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post #5 of 10
Use the mic on your laptop. If this isn't for your laptop, just get some random Sennheiser headset and you'll be fine. It's $20 so you really can't be asking for very much.
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post #6 of 10

I'd like to nominate the

to the mix.
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post #7 of 10
Damn OP, $20 is nothing to work with.
Maybe consider saving up to $50 for the HA-RX700 + Zalman Combo?
Just a freindly suggestion
post #8 of 10
do you have a fry's or a mircocenter near by? I am lucky enough to have a fry's and just picked up a set of Panasonic headphones for 4.99. I seen some headsets with mics too for under $20.

Do you have a wal-mart near by? I am sure you will be able to pick up a head set there too.
post #9 of 10
Creative fatality headsets can be found cheap at times.

My only headset that was under 25,- euro [about 33 dollars] that has a average to good mic and average to good speakers. best bang for the buck for me up till now.

this is from newegg but they can be found cheaper at some stores
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826158082
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post #10 of 10

Thundaman, didn't I ask you if you wanted to buy my RX900 for $30 two weeks ago?

Oh, another thought since you already have a microphone on your Thinkpad:


I own those. I like them.
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