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Old November 22, 2010, 07:54 AM
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Originally Posted by TJFordZ View Post
I'm looking to buy a nice 5.1 surround sound headset and was wondering if anyone has some recommendations.

Price doesn't really matter,
I'll be using it mostly for gaming,
Good positional audio is important.

Any suggestions?

I was looking at the Psyko 5.1 PC Gaming Headset, which seems pretty high end. Anyone ever used them?


Also, what is the difference between an analog and usb headset, performance wise?
I have the Psyko 5.1 headphones and have been using them for over a year. This is a true 5.1 analog set of cans that do not require drivers or special set up. Just plug them straight into your sound card. USB requires Dolby or some other form of emulation for 5.1 surround. The Psykos are as close to desk top speakers as you are ever going to get.You mentioned you would be using headphones primarily for gaming and that is EXACTLY what the Psykos were designed for. You will read some negatives regarding the quality of music etc. but they are not all that bad in that area as well. NCIX is selling them for $200.00 and for that price,you can have a set of desk top speakers on your head. They really sound that good when gaming. Driver Heaven has a detailed review of the Psykos used for GAMING. Good luck with whatever you end up with and let us know. Yay Psyko.
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