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2 years ago#1
Was wondering what kind of headphones would be good for gaming, budget is not an issue since I will be saving up to get them.
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2 years ago#2
Get a pair of regular music headphones instead of ones made for a computer, and then buy a separate USB microphone. People always recommend these:

http://www.amazon.com/Audio-Technica-ATH-M50-Professional-Monitor-Headphones/dp/B000ULAP4U
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2 years ago#3
Slayn posted...
Get a pair of regular music headphones instead of ones made for a computer, and then buy a separate USB microphone. People always recommend these:


I second this.
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2 years ago#4
Slayn posted...
Get a pair of regular music headphones instead of ones made for a computer, and then buy a separate USB microphone. People always recommend these:

http://www.amazon.com/Audio-Technica-ATH-M50-Professional-Monitor-Headphones/dp/B000ULAP4U


I say skip the mic altogether and put the little extra money towards the headphones. But that's just me. I'm stuck in a time where text chat was the norm.
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2 years ago#5
CammyApple posted...
Slayn posted...
Get a pair of regular music headphones instead of ones made for a computer, and then buy a separate USB microphone. People always recommend these:

http://www.amazon.com/Audio-Technica-ATH-M50-Professional-Monitor-Headphones/dp/B000ULAP4U


I say skip the mic altogether and put the little extra money towards the headphones. But that's just me. I'm stuck in a time where text chat was the norm.


And then the rest of us not stuck in 1996 don't mind spending $20 on a mic.
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2 years ago#6
http://www.head-fi.org/t/534479/mad-lust-envys-headphone-gaming-guide-updated-7-18-2013-philips-fidelio-x1-added

had it in my favorites but never read it
2 years ago#7
If money is no problem I would recommend Astro A40's 2013 edition. I know people are going to say they are way to expensive but I think they sound great. You can order them online or your local GameStop should also carry them. You could also try the A50's if your looking for wireless.


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2 years ago#8
If you're looking for headphones then Sennheisers are pretty much considered god tier. I personally play on QC15s for noise cancelling, its very immersive. But if I didn't need NC I would get some sennies.
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2 years ago#9
My Beyerdynamic DT 770s are fantastic for gaming. Get the 80 ohms version as those are easier to drive than the 250 ohms pair.
2 years ago#10
alright thanks for the suggestions all
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