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I'm about to game with headphones, will I ever want to use my 2 speakers again?

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Cheap uncomfortable stereo headphones, at least they are the muff type...

But now I'm expecting to be in the game even more, will I have a hard time using my old cheap desktop 2 speaker setup after this.

Here I go.
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Never look back.
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post #3 of 12
Depends on the game. If it's not a FPS game and your ears are annoyed from having headphones on, you may want to just chill with the speakers. I do from time to time. Honestly, if I'm not FPSing, I find my speakers to be a lot more enjoyable. My headphones get my ear/hair hot and wet from sweat. It's kind of annoying.
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I never take off my AX 720's, I have them on in the shower right now...
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post #5 of 12
I go back and forth. Sometimes I use my headphones (JVC HA-RX900's) but sometimes I prefer surround sound speakers (Logitech X-540's, nothing special, but does the job alright). Depends on the game I guess, or if my gf is sleeping.
    
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post #6 of 12
I prefer speakers but I have nice speakers. Headphones are definitely the best bang for the buck though. They are great for immersing you in the game.
    
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post #7 of 12
From my own experience speakers are better in the long run. There are some great sounding headphones around but its more comfortable not having to wear anything. Of course quality of the setup matters too.
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tw34k View Post
Never look back.
This. Any serious gaming I do, I wear headphones. I wish I had something more comfortable then my Grado sr80i headphones at the moment. If only I had the coin . . .
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post #9 of 12
I never play FPS games without headphones.
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post #10 of 12
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No actually using the headphone jack on my old cheapo desktop speakers, makes too much of a humming sound.

The HPs probably aren't shielded at all, and so it was a bad test.

I tried GTA4 with them, I didn't see the headphone option in settings, so I'll try again.

But those HPs and that jack sounded really bad. I use them for music when walking sometimes, they don't sound that bad.

Maybe GTA4 audio is alot worse then I realize too, since I've only use the 2 DT speakers.
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