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Old October 11, 2011, 10:19 PM
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For $50 it's definitely a bargain when you factor in comfort and product support compared to its competitors.
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Old October 12, 2011, 05:40 AM
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Would corsair HS1's be worth $50 considering they are regularly $100? Even though they use only 2 drivers?

I just wanted to add I wont be listening to music on them, I have some nice sennheiser headphones for that and a 5.1 speaker system (that I only have set up in 2.1 actually no place to put my other speakers.
Take a minute and check out the CM Storm Sirus 5.1 headphones. $110. You get USB digital 5.1 and 7.1 AND you get 5.1 analog. Analog 5.1 provides a true surround sound. Great for gaming.
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Old October 12, 2011, 08:19 AM
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If you are already using some Sennheisers, why not get a Asus Xonar DX instead of a new headset? I guarantee that the 5.1 simulation is way better than your current onboard sound, and your music will be too. I have no problem identifying where sounds come from with my DX and Audio Technica headphones.
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If you are already using some Sennheisers, why not get a Asus Xonar DX instead of a new headset? I guarantee that the 5.1 simulation is way better than your current onboard sound, and your music will be too. I have no problem identifying where sounds come from with my DX and Audio Technica headphones.
555/595 as well as the AD700 have GREAT sound stage and positioning
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Old October 12, 2011, 08:23 PM
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If you are already using some Sennheisers, why not get a Asus Xonar DX instead of a new headset? I guarantee that the 5.1 simulation is way better than your current onboard sound, and your music will be too. I have no problem identifying where sounds come from with my DX and Audio Technica headphones.
No room on my mobo for a Sound card.
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Ahh. Too bad as I think your money would be better spent on a sound card seeing as you already have Sennys. I'd be tempted to get a USB headset then. I'll let those who've used them speak up with recommendations.
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Fiio E10 - Headphone Bar

One of the best things you can do short of adding a sound card
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I just ordered the HS1's, they are comfy, $50 and apparently sound half decent so I got em.
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I know I got the HS1's and I am quite pleased with them. Just one thing is you will want to mess around with the EQ right away if you listen to music with them. The bass is very lacking but with proper settings on the EQ I have gotten them to sound right and I have certainly noticed the difference while playing games.

And yes they are comfortable. And considering I got them for about $40 it was worth it.
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I know I got the HS1's and I am quite pleased with them. Just one thing is you will want to mess around with the EQ right away if you listen to music with them. The bass is very lacking but with proper settings on the EQ I have gotten them to sound right and I have certainly noticed the difference while playing games.

And yes they are comfortable. And considering I got them for about $40 it was worth it.
I wont be listening to any music on them, I have a nice pair of sennheisers for that, I will find out how much I like them tomorrow, I got express shipping because it was only an extra $0.75
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