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Old May 7, 2010, 05:17 PM
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Yup. Rather spend 2bills on a good pair of IEMs and 1bill on 5.1 speakers. Would end up with better sound for music AND better gaming immersion then sticking ANY 5.1 cans on your head. That is the biggest weakness of all these surround units...SMALL sound stage. Only so much cheating they can do to make it "feel" better and bigger then it is. YMMV
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Define what you are looking for. Are you looking for sound quality or "surround sound". IF its the latter then yeah they are probably one of the better ones out there in this small niche. This is NOT the same as saying there are not better cans out there. Just none in the microscopic surround sound niche.
Yes,it is for surround sound and you have answered my question. Are there any better 5.1 headphones out there that have been compared to Psyko? Perhaps I should have re-worded my querry in the first place. Thanks AkG.
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Old May 8, 2010, 11:35 AM
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Psyko is the best of the worst, least of all evils, and all that for a healthy 300$ if that's what you really want to hear.

When one could have easy gotten a pair of Beyer DT770s at that price range and enjoy fantastic sound.
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Apparently the Psykos aren't that great: Introduction - Psyko 5.1 PC Gaming Headset Review | [H]ard|OCP
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Turns out I was wrong then...these aren't even the best of the worst
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Hahaha wow. That's a burn. Great surround, bad quality sound. That's too bad...I'm glad I gave up on these a long time ago.
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I just feel sorry for anybody who put down $300 for a pair of shitty headphones. For half the price they could have gotten a nice set like a pair of ATH-AD700s or HD555s.
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Depends on the reviewer and if he is an "audiophile". Like i said a good pair normal cans will kick any 5.1's arse. BUT thats not a fair comp. Might just come down to the tweaking of the sound. IF he was treating them like a normal pair of cans...it could simply be a case of improper tuning. OR just a bad set of cans. I'd wait for a couple more reviews before passing final judgment on them. Shite can and does happen when your sample size is only 1. ;)
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people who are good at games will still be good regardless, and can do just as well with a pair of decent stereo headphones.
Oh yeh!
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That was harsh to read
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