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User Info: dsagent7

4 years ago#1
I need one that can work well with the PC as well as the PS3.

I am currently looking at this one

Any other recommendations here would be appreciated.
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User Info: Hitman_Hearns

4 years ago#3
I'm also looking for a new mic (one that works on PS3 as well).

I'm thinking of grabbing this one:

Still not sure though.
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User Info: PraetorXyn

4 years ago#4
Headsets are bad, though. Especially Surround headsets.

Head phones sound much better, and ones with good soundstage will give you better positional audio than surround sound in gaming.

This pair is within your budget, and has some of the best soundstage I've heard:

The caveat of course is that you will need analog inputs on your PC to use them. If you have a sound card with a built-in DAC, like any X-Fi card, you will have analog audio and can also have virtual surround sound for movies if you so choose.

Otherwise, get a DAC like this one:

The AD 700's are very easy to drive, and hence do not require an amp. So you should be set with just the headphones and a DAC.
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User Info: hatmann40

4 years ago#5
^ I recommend those because i've owned them for about a year and honestly its the best headset i've ever had, its extremely durable and the mic quality is great.

User Info: PBrodeur

4 years ago#6
The official PS3 headset with the Razer surround software;

GREAT "surround" sound quality, wireless, works on both platform, long battery life, built in mic that is not cumbersome. Overall excellent product.
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User Info: Shub

4 years ago#7
I can't help with a headset that would also work with a PS3, but if I was buying a PC headset, I'd buy a Corsair Vengeance 1500 (the USB one).
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User Info: r0ge00

4 years ago#8
PraetorXyn posted...
This pair is within your budget, and has some of the best soundstage I've heard:

Great for competitive, but if you're looking for any sort of immersion, the anemic bass won't help out any.

TC, just look at some of the stuff here.

Based on your budget, the Skullcandy Slyr would probably be your best bet.
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