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Old July 13, 2009, 11:43 PM
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Question Which of these 2X headphones should I get?

I was wondering if anyone here can help me with this as I have never bought a pare of expensive headphones before. I am looking at getting either the Steelseries 4H or the Steelseries Siberia Headset(black). I really don't want to spend over $100 if at all possible. So which of these are better? I play allot of MMOG's like Eve Online so I will be using them for extended periods of time. I also listen to some music so sound quality is important as well. However comfort is foremost for me.

....or feel free to make your own suggestions for me but please remember the price area I would like to stay in.
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Old July 14, 2009, 01:53 AM
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i havnt heard much good about the siberia. You may want to look at the razor carachias. may have spelled it wrong but, it seems to be the best bang for the buck right now in the 80$ pricerange
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Old July 14, 2009, 03:41 AM
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I own a pair of the carcharias headset and it's a really good headset, super comfortable in fact it's the most comfortable headset I've ever owned. It's got good all around sound quality with a punchy bass which I really enjoy. The downside is that it maybe a bit out of your price range, it retails for 79.99 USD on their site which is were I bought mine, after conversion and shipping it came to 135 CAD.
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Old July 14, 2009, 08:44 AM
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They look like thay would sortive squish my head do you guys find that to be a problem. Imo I got a big head
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I would actually recommend the Audio-technica ad700/a700's. The ad is open back while the a is closed. If you look around I'm sure you can find a pair for >100...like at amazon.com. I've also heard the JVC HARX 700/900 are very good, again the discrepency is that the 700 are open backed and the 900's are semi-open. and if you need a mic you can pick up the zalman clip on for around $5.
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Go with a pair of headphones from an actual headphone company, not that Siberia and Razer garbage. The Audio-Technica A700's/AD700's are a great suggestion. JVC also makes some good units.
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Ditto for audio technica.
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i would have reccomended a real headphone, as well. but it seemed the guy wanted a headset, thus, the razor caracchas seems to be the best of the bunch for the price range.
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Yes I ordred the razor caracchas I will let you know what I think once they arive
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Razers are simply not good in headphones, they are just a gaming company-not an audio company. Try out Sennheiser or Creative Labs.
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If you extend your budget you could get something from a good company, like Bose, Grato, or AKG.
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