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what headset should i buy?

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#1 red_xiii 420

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Posted 23 December 2008 - 05:15 PM

Iam looking for new headphones to buy 150 or less(for use on my pc), i want them to be wounderful for music as well as incorperate the fancy new sound card features that go into new games.

wounderfull surround sound and directional sound/sound staging (not multispeaker/ 5.1 plz)

awsome bass (subwoofer is very important.)

I do not use a microphone

I prefer closed headphones but open are ok to.

I have the new X-Fi Xtreme Gamer card from soundblaster:

they will be used for gaming, listening to music (metal, pop, rock, and many more, again bass very important)

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 23 December 2008 - 05:40 PM

Worth a look: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=S...mp;aq=f&oq=

I don't know if this particular line will be what you are looking for, but Sennheiser has long been a fine, reliable, quality name in the headphone arena.


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Posted 23 December 2008 - 05:54 PM

The Headroom website has some excellent suggestions. I go to them all the time when I need headphone suggestions. Full-sized headphones are suggested, they tend to provide richer audio over earpad headphones. I have the AKG K701's but those are about $100 more than you're budgeting. Remember, that in order to have good sound, one must have a good sound card, which you do have...sort of. Here are some suggestions to consider, Sennheiser HD-555 Audiophile Headphones, Audio-Technica ATH-M50S Monitor Headphones, and Sennheiser RS 140 Wireless (about $50 out of your price range).

Edited by DJBPace07, 23 December 2008 - 05:55 PM.



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Posted 23 December 2008 - 08:36 PM

The 3 people I know that have them swear they're the best
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#5 DJBPace07


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Posted 23 December 2008 - 10:06 PM

The Porta Pro headphones are great if you are using them in an active environment, such as while working out. I myself prefer headphones that fit into the ear canal for those types of applications. However, they do not provide a large bass unlike full headphones that cup the ear entirely.



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