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Old 04-20-08, 09:02 AM   #1
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Default Astro A40 Gaming headphones

Well finially got my email notifcation saying there ready for my preorder completion, Should be shipping out on monday or tuesday this week, Can't wait to hear these babys.
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Old 04-20-08, 09:58 AM   #2
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Those look really nice. They are expensive though, let us know how you like them.
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Old 04-20-08, 10:40 AM   #3
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+1

I love my HD-555's but I've had to be really creative with getting a microphone to work with it.
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Old 05-09-08, 05:29 PM   #4
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So what is the verdict on these? I am curious as I am looking for a new set of highQ. The ones I am looking at are out of stock everywhere, and I just bought a new asus xonar card.

Designed to work with vista..
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Old 05-10-08, 01:08 PM   #5
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So what is the verdict on these? I am curious as I am looking for a new set of highQ. The ones I am looking at are out of stock everywhere, and I just bought a new asus xonar card.

Designed to work with vista..
Sound great mixer is real cool too', Pretty compfortable to me, Have all kinds of cables too hook up diffrernt ways etc. xbox 360, home theater, pc. I've been playing rainboe six with them sound way better then the sennheiser pcx noise canceling headphones I had , They are built of quality.
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Old 05-10-08, 02:31 PM   #6
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Tried finding some pictures of the insides of these headphones, but couldn't... I still assume that these are built in the same way the tritton x360 are, so you could get something almost identical for a lower price. These do look a lot better though!

EDIT: Thought these we're surround headphones but apparently that's not the case. Sorry for that!
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Old 05-10-08, 03:24 PM   #7
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@toss I bought a triton usb rumble 5.1 and the drivers don't have ass work in vista64.


I already ordered the headset yesterday. I didn't see the need for the mixer on a pc. If I had an xbox I would have gotten the mixer as well.

I had narrowed it down between the sennnheiser pc350, and these. Both were around the same price, and I like the added features these had.

I will let everyone know what I think of them when they get here next week.
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Old 05-17-08, 03:20 PM   #9
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@toss I bought a triton usb rumble 5.1 and the drivers don't have ass work in vista64.


I already ordered the headset yesterday. I didn't see the need for the mixer on a pc. If I had an xbox I would have gotten the mixer as well.

I had narrowed it down between the sennnheiser pc350, and these. Both were around the same price, and I like the added features these had.

I will let everyone know what I think of them when they get here next week.
how do you like the headphones
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They are nice. I am not blown away, but the quality is very nice. I would recommend they to anyone looking for a pair.
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I'll be honest the 5.1 dont have presition on the rear speaker, I have months trying better configuration with my xfi but I cant have better performance.

if you use the zalman or razer 5.1 you can hear all surround efects very presition.
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I'll be honest the 5.1 dont have presition on the rear speaker, I have months trying better configuration with my xfi but I cant have better performance.

if you use the zalman or razer 5.1 you can hear all surround efects very presition.
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