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Old March 21, 2011, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Stock View Post
Really, if you're looking for headphones and NOT headsets (mic attachment), look into picking up a pair of used Sennheiser HD 555's or ATH-AD700's. These two should be easier to find in Canada for under $100. The HD 555's are more of an all around pair, whereas the AD700's have anemic bass BUT have one of the widest soundstage for FPS games. If your budget can stretch by $50, you can sometimes find used Beyer DT880 or 990.

These are stereo suggestions of course, but if you have the right sound card/equipment there's plenty of reviews indicating that Dolby Virtual works all the same.
It's hard to suggest stereo cans when the OP asks for a 5.1 set, but those are two good choices. Don't bother with the DT990, they're not worth the money compared to the DT880 600ohm..Mmm T1 drivers..drool..

OR the new Fischer Audio FA-011 ..I'm picking up a pair when it's in stock, and from the current reviews, it's fantastic for gaming

Although you will need at least a basic amp set up for it...which will set you back another 120$ at least.
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