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Postby MrMarvin » Sun May 10, 2015 6:54 am

I am after some gaming wired headphones. Budget upto £100 any suggestions?
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Re: headphones

Postby Techfreak-SSM » Sun May 10, 2015 12:01 pm

I'm using Steelseries Siberia v3's which i purchased @ Dreamhack last year.

Pro's:-

Comfortable ears cups which work with the suspension headband have used them for over 8+ hours continuously.
3.5mm jack but comes with adapter for seperate mic and headphone connection.
Built in mute switch in the left earphone.
Great for just throwing in your bag
Also works with mobile phones.
Able to drownout dreamhack music :)

Cons:-

3.5mm connections required
No USB connectivity

Found them for around £59.99 http://bit.ly/1E05wmx
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Re: headphones

Postby Freelance » Sun May 10, 2015 2:38 pm

Get a decent pair of normal headphones, and a separate mic if you need one. Chances are both will be better.
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Re: headphones

Postby Merson » Sun May 10, 2015 4:59 pm

HyperX Cloud, best bang for buck headphones going.

Obligatory Linus review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaMi8dMWNbI

Rev 2 is out but that's USB "7.1 surround sound", plus they cost £25 more.

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Re: headphones

Postby xconspirisist » Sun May 10, 2015 9:10 pm

I'm not the best to give advice here - I buy first and do my research later (if at all) :P I have these (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Creative-Blaste ... a+3d+recon) which I like very much. There are a much cheaper version available which is here (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Creative-Blaste ... T7FAK3BTNZ).

Pros;

Extremely comfortable
Audio quality that I'm happy with, and I play a lot of deep base music
Excellent battery life
Hassle free drivers and compatibility

Cons:

The plastic headband and mount is brittle. Mine cracked, but nothing a little bit of plastic cement cannot fix :P

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Re: headphones

Postby iMess » Tue May 12, 2015 5:39 pm

Budget Option
August EP650 (stereo) but omg they are as comfortable as Bose. Primary Bluetooth but you get option 3.5mm jack and lead when the battery dies. Excellent bass and treble balance.

Pros:
Soft leather cups
Great sound
Bluetooth / NFC
3.5mm to continue when battery dies
Lightweight
Folds for travelling

Cons:
Stereo
Lightweight (can sometimes feel fragile)

Modmic
Pros:
Removeable
Can be added to any headphones
Dedicated mic

Cons:
Picks up surrounding noises
Sold out in the UK :/
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Re: headphones

Postby MrMarvin » Tue May 12, 2015 11:19 pm

Thanks for advice came home today to find out the wife had bought me a set already Kingsten HyperX Clould 2, so good result
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