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Old 09-11-2013, 06:12 PM   #1
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Exclamation 70 MAX Headphones Recommendations Please

I started an old thread a while back but I can't view it ("Content Encoding Error") and I didn't get any that time. So i'll start again...


Budget 70 - $110.59? - EUR 83.19?

Use:
-Games.
-Moves.
-Music.
-General Use.
-I'll be using them 99.9% of the time I'm at the PC.
-I don't have a sound card. Onboard audio. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
-I wear glasses.

With mic preferably, but I don't mind a separate mic if that means better headphones.

I am willing to spend 70 even though that's quite a lot for me,so if I don't have to spend that much please suggest cheaper but good alternatives.

2 online friends have these: SteelSeries Siberia V2 FullSize Headset with Microphone (won't let me link to amazon)

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Old 09-11-2013, 07:12 PM   #3
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Is my Firefox fucked?
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No amazon links borked, fixed with tiny url, ur welcome.
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OK.

Are you taking the piss with those?
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It's what I use. If you don't like them, then buck up and just pick a pair and buy it already.
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You're right...i'll buy the Siberia V2.
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Old 09-11-2013, 07:27 PM   #8
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Here are some reviews (and user comments) you might find helpful:

http://www.gamesradar.com/best-gaming-headset/

http://www.examiner.com/list/top-10-...aming-headsets (click on View the List)

Personally I have Sennheisers which are extremely comfortable.
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I prefer the 5Hv2(or the new 3) compared to the siberias (can't say for the new Elite version). The plastic on the siberias feels a bit cheap especially with its pieces that arent completely solid.
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Spanks.
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gave my balls a slap and just bought the Siberia V2 black. Cheers though guys.

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It's still a very good headset. Enjoy ^^
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I prefer the 5Hv2(or the new 3) compared to the siberias (can't say for the new Elite version). The plastic on the siberias feels a bit cheap especially with its pieces that arent completely solid.
I loved the 5Hv2 when mine was working, but as with most other gaming headsets, the worst part was the fact that it had a cable. After about a year or so of use, the cable broke on me and although I got a replacement, it broke after about 6 months of use. Since then, I've stopped shelling out $ for wired headsets.

I currently use the Corsair Vengeance 2000 Wireless headset:
http://tinyurl.com/pkr8tml

I know it has some shitty reviews, mostly regarding the ear pieces that can break over time, but I've had mine for over a year and a half now and have had 0 problems with it. Plus, it's wireless and even though it boasts 7.1 surround and is not the best sounding headset, it's perfect for gaming and listening to music. The range is also not as good as other wireless headsets I've owned, but they're definitely more comfortable than anything I've used other than the 5Hv2 Steelseries pair I once had.
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