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    Headphones & Mic Recommendations?

    So new PC parts are on their way; just looking for a solid headphone and table mic combo. I use Skype/Mumble a lot so needs to sound clear. Budget is about $80-100.

    Looking at these right now but reviews are mixed:

    http://www.amazon.com/Samson-Semi-Op.../dp/B002LBSEQS

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836111601

    Appreciate any feedback thanks!

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    The Zalman Zm-Mic1 on the frequently bough together section is pretty good, I've had one for quite a while an it's pretty good. It clips on the headphone cord and the sound is quite clear.
    My go to website for headphones is http://www.head-fi.org you should definitely check it
    here's a user review of the headphone you're interested: http://www.head-fi.org/t/546544/sams...udget-champion

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flaring View Post
    So new PC parts are on their way; just looking for a solid headphone and table mic combo. I use Skype/Mumble a lot so needs to sound clear. Budget is about $80-100.

    Looking at these right now but reviews are mixed:

    http://www.amazon.com/Samson-Semi-Op.../dp/B002LBSEQS

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836111601

    Appreciate any feedback thanks!
    That mic is the one I use and love it, probably best mic I've owned so far and even owned the Zalman ZM-Mic1 which didn't last long at all for me.The USB Logitech though I use it every day for voip / online gaming, cable is pretty long and its crystal clear no background noise.

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    If you don't mind (or even if you like) heavy bass the Razer Electra (I know razer is some times talked down, I'm not a big razer fan myself) seems to be a decent pair for the $50 price. It's also a headset that comes with a retractable mic, so you could also look into that. Don't expect audiophile quality, but for gaming it's seems to be good, according to reviews

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    Personally I use RAZER CARCHARIAS. $60 at best buy. I've had them for 2 years. They are very high quality and the mike is a step above. I love them.
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    Ordered the Logitech mic but not a Razer fan.

    Any other suggestions for a decent headphone set around $50-60?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flaring View Post
    Ordered the Logitech mic but not a Razer fan.

    Any other suggestions for a decent headphone set around $50-60?
    These Takstar HI 2050 are $70 but they're really good headphones and compare to many higher budget ones so if you can squeeze out an extra $10 I would get those.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Notarget View Post
    These Takstar HI 2050 are $70 but they're really good headphones and compare to many higher budget ones so if you can squeeze out an extra $10 I would get those.
    Ordered. Will try them out thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flaring View Post
    Ordered. Will try them out thanks!
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