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Introduction, and I am in the market for a pair of <£60 headphones.

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post #1 of 6
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Hello everybody, my name's Andy and I'm from the UK. 

 

A couple of weeks ago, my Turtle Beach PX21's left earcup kicked the bucket and I took it back to the shop for a new one. I got a new one, but found a fault on it the first time I plugged it in. Basically, whenever the three and a half mil jack is plugged in, I get farting noises and weird staticky-feedbacky sorts of sounds.

 

I've got fed up with Turtle Beach's build quality, and as I was going to go and choose another headset I realised that I don't actually want a specifically gaming-marketed product. I also don't really need the mic built in, as I have a webcam mic I can use. I play the violin and love pretty much every genre of music apart from rap, and I know that headsets are known for having disappointing sound quality.

 

So my call for recommendations is for a pair of headphones for around £40 to £60 that has better sound quality than the PX21, and is suitable for gaming and music. I use the onboard sound of an ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3, so if you think I should get a cheapish sound card then please say.

 

Finally, the most important thing for me is comfort.

 

I hope that I haven't been too picky for my price point, and that it isn't too awkward to make recommendations.

Thanks in advance.

post #2 of 6

AD700 is good for gaming and has very good comfort.

post #3 of 6
Thread Starter 

Hmm, it's over twice the price I'm willing to spend. I'm not sure that I can stretch to that amount, do you have any suggestions for about £40-£60  ($60-$95)?

post #4 of 6
Thread Starter 

I'm more interested in the music performance than the gaming performance, and I've had a look at the Sennheiser HD215 and HD 429, both of which seem fairly good for me. Any thoughts on those?

post #5 of 6
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Originally Posted by AndyMossers View Post

I'm more interested in the music performance than the gaming performance, and I've had a look at the Sennheiser HD215 and HD 429, both of which seem fairly good for me. Any thoughts on those?

Sorry. I don't have much experience with low end senns. I would do some research on both of them.

post #6 of 6
Thread Starter 

Thanks for your help. I think I'll probably go for the HD 215.

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