Gaming Headphones - So much of choice

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I am looking at getting a nice pair of gaming headphones soon, for sub R1000.
The Roccat Kove looks really sweet but would appreciate opinions on the matter :)

What do you have and what do you recommend?

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If you could get yourself a tad higher than R1k you could get the Diablo 3 headset.

http://www.prophecy.co.za/steelseries-d ... 13505.html

Its the one I would go for but right now my camera needs a tripod and battery so no new headphones for me... :(
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Anakha56 wrote:you could get the Diablo 3 headset.
with features like:
  • random 2 second lag with a rare "dead" 10 seconds
    volume is capped 5 regardless of labelling. (volume levels 6 through 11 available from the RMAH for a modest fee)
it's a steal!

also, isn't that "Roccat Kave"? (or Kone?)

my check list for good headphones
1) are they comfortable?
2).. i'm done...

sound is such a perceptual thing you will need to experiment to find the kit you prefer...

also, overpriced, platinum plated, panda-furred-woo headphones are very much a con and will offer you nothing much more than the ~R200 variety...
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My Sennheiser HD201 [under R300] cans have served me well for many a year.
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lol ditto i got same headphones they good
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i need new headphones as well, only my left side of my current headphones plays sound :lol: , and my mic also went last week,

this one can do

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rustypup wrote:sound is such a perceptual thing you will need to experiment to find the kit you prefer...

also, overpriced, platinum plated, panda-furred-woo headphones are very much a con and will offer you nothing much more than the ~R200 variety...
+1.

Skullcandy is proof of this. imo they are nothing more than R50 headphones with fancy colours and bling attached.....break very easily
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Sennheiser make AMAZING headphones, so im sure it will be the same for these
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careful on those razer headgear, they are overpriced and fall in pretty much every category the Pup mentioned... they are also very uncomfortable.

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http://www.audiowarehouse.co.za/product ... 86c7141af7

This is pretty much what you want, very efficient, comfortable, get the job done and with a reliable brand... and most important, does not break the bank.
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HiJack - -

I am looking for simpleton headgear that uses a USB connector, no stereo plug that goes into some sound-device.
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My Logitch H360's gave up the ghost of several years of abuse, so I went out agot myself a pair of H800's
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I havent used them yet, but will play some D3 tonight and let you know what my thoughts are on them.
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Your bumping because...? :P

I have a set of Logitech Clear Chat Pro. Works wonders for when you have surround sound and want something for TS or vent. The other one I can semi recommend is the Logitech G35. It has a virtual surround emulator. Both are usb.
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I would recommend the sound blaster tactic 3d alpha by creative labs. Gives that cinema quality bass when watching movies and gaming

http://www.takealot.com/imports/moreusa ... b0041oqkic

Dual Mode - Analog or USB
THX certified
Detachable mic
3D surround

http://www.creative.com/soundblaster/tactic3d/products/
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Hey guys thanks for all the feedback.
I eventually got myself some SteelSeries Siberia V2 headphones which, I must say, is pretty awesome ;)

http://steelseries.com/products/audio/s ... siberia-v2
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