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Old 08-21-2008, 05:18 AM   #11 (permalink)
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For a simple but good gaming setup I would get these along with a cheap USB microphone

Newegg.com - SENNHEISER HD205 3.5mm/ 6.3mm Connector Circumaural Headphone

something like this:
Newegg.com - Logitech 980186-0403 Silver USB Connector USB Desktop Microphone


The HD205 earphones are pretty good, I don't really know too much about headphones yet but I have always had a good ear as I'm a classically trained musician...and I'm pretty sure that these are excellent bang/buck cans as I've used them for almost 4 years now and found them very satisfying for gaming/movie watching/music.
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Old 08-21-2008, 11:36 AM   #12 (permalink)
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this thread has now convinced me to invest in a sound card. I think it'll be a good use of the 3 pci slots I have.
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Mine is the Cyborg 5.1 Surround Sound Headset. Still unopened, cant wait to use it! I'm moving my computer to my room now, im just waiting for my mobo to be delivered to my house today or tomorrow (getting repaired or exchanged by MSI).
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Old 08-23-2008, 11:28 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ricanflow View Post
Get an X-Fi card and this
Newegg.com - SENNHEISER PC151 3.5mm Circumaural Headset


edit:
heres an xtrememusic refurb, but if you use ebay you might find a new one cheaper
Refurbished - Creative Labs Certified Refurbished Products
That combo looks good and I think I'm going with that. Thanks bro.
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I have these: Newegg.com - TRITTON TRI-AI712 4 x 3.5mm Circumaural AX 51 - Gaming Headset

Fricken awesome! I hear everything!
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Old 08-26-2008, 03:29 PM   #16 (permalink)
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ive just ordered a pair of sennheiser HD-555's hopefully there gonna be as good as people say.
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I use Sony DR-BT50 bluetooth headphones with my Dell. They work great with my Nokia too.
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