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Old June 5, 2012, 08:53 AM
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Originally Posted by trayton View Post
Anyone know how often these good headsets (I guess the analog 5.1's) go onsale etc? What kinda price ranges are we looking at?

Will it still sound good with on board sound or would we need a much better sound card?
The Tritton hDA 5.1's go for $100 or less. The Roccat Kave's are about $120. The Kave's are the better of the two,and well worth the extra $20. If you shop around,I'm sure you will find them at an even better price. On board sound can't do a good set of headphones any justice. A decent 5.1 analog sound card is what you need when plugging in a set of decent headphones. Good sound cards can be had for about $70,and even a bit less. At the end of the day,it's well worth getting something really decent. You won't have to consider an upgrade for a long long time.
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