Suround Sound - Headset/Headphone Battle

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Zanith
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Hi im looking for some decent 5.1 or 7.1 headsets. I've looked at a few and the one I like the most are the Psyko 5.1 pc gaming headset that even Rodney has reviewed the thing is I live in the UK and it seams like they dont delver outside North America so with that I have found some more I like.

Which of these are the better headset?

Psyko 5.1 pc gaming headset
Logitech G35 Headset
Tritton PC510 HDA

Slso i would like to know if there any other headsets out there preferably, Analog RCA ones would be my first choice over USB ones, but its not a necessity. As long as the surround sound is decent and decent bass too.


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Those you listed are excellent, but have you consider the SteelSeries 5H or 7H?

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Beware of false 5.1&7.1 like Logitech G35, Plantronics 777 or SteelSeries 5Hv2 USB.
These headsets are ordinary plain stereo headsets with Dolby Headphones or THX True Studio enabled in the crappy integrated USB sound card.
Go 4 a real 5.1 headset and a decent sound card (like a Asus Xonar DG).
Even an Asus Xonar DG with virtual Dolby Headphones 7.1 and an cheap gaming stereo headset (SpeedLink Medusa, Creative fatal1ty) sounds better than a USB headset with virtual 7.1.

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being in europe,check out the Roccat kaves,true 5.1,great build quality and sound,i just love mine.German made.

http://www.roccat.org/

we have finally gotton them out here(canada)

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ltbob
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Just wondering what exactly are these headphones used for? I personally "rate" headphones I buy on the practicality of the usage.

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At the moment Im using the headphones that come with my HTC Desire Z Smart-phone and these are in ear headphones they sound great good bass can hear people in BF3 sneaking up on me but they hurt my ears after a while I dont have the money yet to afford a big name gaming headset but I saw this on Play.com anyone know if these are good?

Ozone Gaming Gear ATTACK Stereo Gaming Headset
http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/15273333/-/Product.html

Also when looking at headphones what specifications are better like impedance etc?

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That headset is good enough.

What specifications to watch for?
-Sound frequency range to be large enough (16Hz-20kHz; most people hear only 20Hz-20kHz).
-Higher impedance means quieter sound (more power needed to drive the headset). For a gaming headset 32-64 ohms is enough. If you go with more you would need an amplifier or an amplified sound card like the Asus Xoanr DG.
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Kagnos
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Huge fan of the G35. Friend has them and borrowed them for some BF3 game play. I loved them, and will be getting a pair ASAP

unknown94
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I prefer headphones since the ear can pretty much hear the noises and can pick up without the added 5.1 and 7.1 inside of the headset. For a cheap stereo headphone there is a cheap one that is called Superlux HD 688B and I modded it for my fitting.

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Get headphones, you don't a gaming headset because you'll find a better deal with headphones. It just take a lot of researching for one.