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Topic # 102431 15-May-2012 20:23 Send private message

So my headset has decided to die and I think its time for a half decent one, Sooo can anyone recommend a good gaming headset with mic? Looking to spend around $100


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  Reply # 625735 15-May-2012 20:41 Send private message

For which platform?

I use the official Sony Playstation Wireless Stereo Headset.

Easily get 7 hrs of use before I need to charge and you can use and charge at the same time as long as your USB cable is close enough. 

It also works on PC.

Has a slider for VOIP to Game ratio and another for volume.

I have never used the mic for gaming but have used it for Skype.

about $125 on NZGameshop.com last time I checked






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Master Geek


  Reply # 625736 15-May-2012 20:42 Send private message

Sorry yea for PC

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Geek


  Reply # 625824 15-May-2012 23:12 Send private message

I use Turtle Beach X11s on Xbox (can also be used on PC) and I find them brilliant. They're a reasonably priced headset as well. There are more expensive models with wireless dolby 7.1 surround but I find the X11s to be more than enough.

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 625867 16-May-2012 07:45 Send private message

I am running the Sennheiser PC 350, they are quite good apparent from wear and tear around the earpieces although it still works fine. Although I brought mine for $350.00, you can get them at $299.00 from Computer Lounge.




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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 625878 16-May-2012 08:06 Send private message

Logitech G35 - they are a fraction over your budget but are well worth it.  I've got the wireless version (the G930) and they are the best headphones I've owned for gaming on the PC.

http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview.asp?partid=8870




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  Reply # 626058 16-May-2012 12:42 Send private message

steelseries sibera v2 - $150.

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Geek


  Reply # 631005 27-May-2012 13:18 Send private message

redjet: Logitech G35 - they are a fraction over your budget but are well worth it.  I've got the wireless version (the G930) and they are the best headphones I've owned for gaming on the PC.

http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview.asp?partid=8870


+1 for the G35's; they could do with a tad more bass in my opinion, and configuring some games so that they work well with the virtual surround sound is a bit of a pain (especially BF3); but music sounds excellent and the microphone is not bad at all.
I picked mine up from Alphacity for under $100 several months ago.

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  Reply # 631757 29-May-2012 01:35 Send private message

My mate got the corsair vengance 1300 from computer lounge, $89.00

http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview.asp?partid=16070

Pretty nice set of headphones I would say, looking to pick up a pair for myself when i save some money

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  Reply # 633452 31-May-2012 14:38 Send private message

logitech g35




gz ftw

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