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    HD555 or A500....purchasing today..HELP ME DECIDE!!!

    I just bought the A500's. As far as comfort goes, I would be hard pressed to find anything more comfortable than the A500's. These are the most comfortable headphones I have ever worn. EVER. Great for gaming, great for music (at least for me). Great value I say.
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    Help me choose! A500 or A700?

    Quote: Originally Posted by warubozu I own a pair of A500s, A700s, and A900s. Since you'll be using your set of cans mostly for gaming with some occasional listening to music I'd suggest you go for the A500s and save some money. The A700s has a sound signature closer to A900s than the...
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    Help me choose! A500 or A700?

    Yeah, I've been leaning towards the A500 simply because I have heard so many people say that to someone first getting into some good headphones or people with untrained ears probably wouldn't be able to tell the difference between the A500 and the A900.
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    Help me choose! A500 or A700?

    Well, my birthday is coming up and I'm thinking about treating myself to some REAL headphones. This would be my first foray into the high quality sound world (should I choose to buy one of these headphones). I came here just around the same time last year to see what was good for gaming and...
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    Thrustmaster T510's... To Buy or Not to Buy?

    http://gear.ign.com/articles/583/583114p1.html I'm really interested in this item because I would LOVE to have some surround sound on my systems, except I can't afford to have a real surround sound setup (noise is the main issue). Does this thing actually reporduce the sound well? I don't...
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    Good gaming headphones? Great sound positioning a must!

    Quote: Originally Posted by Enverxis Gaming is more based on the sound card, I would recommend an Audigy 2 ZS and just a headphone that has good soundstage, headstage and imaging. Yeah, I already have it.
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    Good gaming headphones? Great sound positioning a must!

    Quote: Originally Posted by Richard Martin Don't give up on surround sound in headphones; Dolby Headphone decoding technology actually does produce surround. It's not a gimmick, and gives greater detail than speakers. What is required for Dolby Headphone anyways? I know what it...
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    Good gaming headphones? Great sound positioning a must!

    Thanks guys, I'll look into bluetin.com.
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    Good gaming headphones? Great sound positioning a must!

    Quote: Originally Posted by bracket_cable Here's some help: CPMA Q3 - Challenge ProMode Arena, a "mod" for the game Quake 3 Etys - Etymotic Research, a company that is famous for their in-the-ear headphones. Models like the ER-6i, ER-4P, ER-4S, etc. Shures - Shure is another...
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    Good gaming headphones? Great sound positioning a must!

    Quote: Originally Posted by jesse_w this post is correct. for cpma q3 I prefer my etys to a900s, which are very good. shures are also excellent in this regard. the hd595s are mediocre at best, with most headphones terrible. jesse Are you guys referring to the Beyerdynamics as...
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    Good gaming headphones? Great sound positioning a must!

    Quote: Originally Posted by F1GTR Not to go OT but Far Cry owns CS and AOC owns them all. My vote is for the Beyerdynamic DT770/80's. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...=359165&is=REG I already made some comments in this thread regarding their excellent ability to place...
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    Good gaming headphones? Great sound positioning a must!

    Quote: Originally Posted by PFRfan Dude, you just made me feel like a grandpa... R6 wasn't a looooong time ago: Wolf3D (the original) was my first shooter, and I was a teenager then! I was married when R6 came out. Oh, and yes: Rogue Spear was the most fun I've ever had playing a...
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    Good gaming headphones? Great sound positioning a must!

    Quote: Originally Posted by zaack Any headphone will do when gaming, It doesnt matter what headphone you use. expensive headphones dont mean sh** with EAX/A3D since they make any bad headphone with no positioning at all act like it has many. I completely disagree. Although I do...
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    Good gaming headphones? Great sound positioning a must!

    Ok, I think I have decided on buying some Audio Technica A900's. Now some place to buy them. So far the only place I've seen is www.audiocubes.com. Are there any other places than that? Also, do you guys have any recommendations on a good tabletop microphone? I have one of those Plantronics...
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    Good gaming headphones? Great sound positioning a must!

    Quote: Originally Posted by PsychoZX The CD3000 is the most expensive out of the ones you listed. Which is why you should try and find a used pair. They are about $400 brand new. Yeah I just looked around and I'm seeing some go from 400 to even 700 dollars. Wow. I'll try looking...
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