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Old 07-11-2007, 12:29 AM   #11 (permalink)
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hate to jack the thread, but i didn't think making another thread to ask a simpler question would be necessary...does anyone know if my mobo supports 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound? i was thinking of getting some speakers for music and movie watching...plus it says if i plug in my headphones in the front, the back audio ports turn off...and if my front ports are off, then my rears are on..so i thought that was kinda cool

edit: nvm i think its 7.1...but ill just get something cheaper instead of 8 speakers
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These speakers are AMAZING sound quality for the price...I have their 5.1 set big brother and I currently only use the front 2 and middle and its AWESOME with my cheap Audigy SE.
Newegg.com - Logitech X-230 32 watts RMS 2.1 Black Speaker System - OEM

Newegg is having a 9 buck sale right now through a promo code so they can be had for like 40 after shipping which for the quality you cant beat....for a headset these are on sale right 23 bucks plus shipping right now and they are very good for the price..
Newegg.com - SENNHEISER PC 140 Supra-aural Headset - Retail
I have the logitech x230 myself. But it sounds sooooo muffled... feels like it lacks treble. I think I've been spoiled with my previous Altec Lansing speakers 2.1, the Altec Lansing speakers I have is HEAVEN compared to the Logitech x230. But hey, I got the x230's (brand new) for free from a friend, so I can't complain.
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ive seen sum of those altec lansing speakers round the place but never thought much of them. but by the sounds of it they must be pretty good.
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best sounding headphones under $200

RadioShack.com - Home Entertainment: Accessories: Headphones: Koss UR40T Full-Size Titanium Headphones

i've bought 3 of these in the last 5 years (because they get lost or stolen)
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Under 200? I think not these are the best under 200.

Newegg.com - SENNHEISER HD555 3.5mm/ 6.3mm Connector Circumaural Stereo Headphone - Retail

Also he wants a headset to game not just headphones, I just ordered these
Newegg.com - iCEMAT Black Siberia 3.5mm/ 6.3mm Connector Circumaural Headset - Retail
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those icemat ones look **** good. ive always wanted a big nice set a gaming headphones to see how good it sounds. or creative megaworks
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I was going to get a cheap 30 buck set of Sennheiser PC140 for gaming...UNTIL I saw those icemats...The moment I saw them I knew I would be waiting to get them lol. I hear they sound great too and are incredibly comfy.

I got mine off buy.com for 49.99 heh
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wait....

so i need something to plug into my speakers... which ones do i get? ppl don't want hearing pistols and rockets and rifles when i'm gaming....
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Get the Sennheiser PC 140 while they are 8 dollars cheaper than they ever were....trust me they are a good set and if you don't like the behind the ear sytle then get the Planetronics
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Get the Sennheiser PC 140 while they are 8 dollars cheaper than they ever were....trust me they are a good set and if you don't like the behind the ear sytle then get the Planetronics
oh ok thanks a bill.... i'll just book mark that icemat...
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