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Drama Clickbait Sony Pulse 3D vs. Xbox Wireless Headset

FrankWza

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I have tested Beyerdynamic MMX 300 2gen and they are also shit headphones. Just like this Xbox Wireless Headset. Do you people have low standarts or hearing problems? I can't imagine how so many people can praise these headphones. My conclusion is this: every gaming headset is basically shit, every with microphone or wire/wireless. The only solution to have decent headphones is to buy stereo headphones without any microphone or gaming label on it and no wireless tech.
Not everyone cares to go to the lengths it takes for quality headphones solution. Especially on current gen with the removal of optical. These headsets offer ease of use and good bang for buck when considering the feature set. Also, x only supports licensed usb so using a dac isn’t possible in a lot of cases unless you get the astro adapter or something similar which doesn’t carry hdmi 2.1. It’s easier on PS5 but still takes some work.
 

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Not everyone cares to go to the lengths it takes for quality headphones solution. Especially on current gen with the removal of optical. These headsets offer ease of use and good bang for buck when considering the feature set. Also, x only supports licensed usb so using a dac isn’t possible in a lot of cases unless you get the astro adapter or something similar which doesn’t carry hdmi 2.1. It’s easier on PS5 but still takes some work.
Can you recommend any good headphones for gaming? Like really good?
 

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Can you recommend any good headphones for gaming? Like really good?
I mostly use x2 and 5xx but I’ve been using the 5xx more and more. They’re both in the $150-$250 range so not high end though. What’s your setup? I think W Werewolfgrandma has some higher end stuff if you’re looking for top of the line stuff but I’m sure you know you’re going to need more amping for a lot of that stuff. The 5xx sound way better with extra juice.
 
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Mr Moose

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Rtings :

Pulse 3D has better sound, better wired ( because 3.5 jack ) connectivity, Xbox Wireless has better build quality, mic ( mic recording ), battery, better noise cancellation, better bluetooth, better app support

The "Power-Saving Feature" part is incorrect, I keep forgetting to turn my headset off and it does it its self.
 
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Mr Moose

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Sennheiser HD 800(S)/HD 820


I use them with Sound Blaster AE-9 and they're great.

HD 800 S​

£ 1,399.99
incl. VAT – free shipping
 
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HD 800 S​

£ 1,399.99
incl. VAT – free shipping
They are all crazy prices. I got most of my headphones under half price and wouldn't own any of them otherwise.
My Sony ier-m9's are basically earbuds that cost that much haha.

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Check it the Sennheiser Orpheus if you want to throw up.
 
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Mr Moose

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It's audiophile grade according to Sennheiser. :lollipop_grinning:
That's out of my price range lol *strokes my HD 559's*
They are all crazy prices. I got most of my headphones under half price and wouldn't own any of them otherwise.
My Sony ier-m9's are basically earbuds that cost that much haha.

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Check it the Sennheiser Orpheus if you want to throw up.

I'm waiting for the Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pros to drop below £100 before I get some, even though I don't need another headset :messenger_weary:
£51k? WTF are they made from, diamonds?
 
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dvdvideo

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I have tested Beyerdynamic MMX 300 2gen and they are also shit headphones. Just like this Xbox Wireless Headset. Do you people have low standarts or hearing problems? I can't imagine how so many people can praise these headphones. My conclusion is this: every gaming headset is basically shit, every with microphone or wire/wireless. The only solution to have decent headphones is to buy stereo headphones without any microphone or gaming label on it and no wireless tech.

Or the problem is you, tough to say. I wouldn't trust the opinion of anyone who would say that every gaming headset on the market is basically "shit". Maybe go see an ear doctor. Or maybe you just have bad taste in sound.
 
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Mr Moose

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Or the problem is you, tough to say. I wouldn't trust the opinion of anyone who would say that every gaming headset on the market is basically "shit". Maybe go see an ear doctor. Or maybe you just have bad taste in sound.
A lot of people think A40 TRs are good, but to me they sound really shit, I like the Mixamp though. The HyperX Cloud II's sound much better IMO, and cheaper.
 

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Or the problem is you, tough to say. I wouldn't trust the opinion of anyone who would say that every gaming headset on the market is basically "shit". Maybe go see an ear doctor. Or maybe you just have bad taste in sound.
Or maybe it is you who have low standart for good quality sound? Mass market is full of cheap plastic fancy toish headphones instead of good quality. Regardless of my hearing, my brother have also tested all these headphones along with me and he says exactly the same thing and he is the guy that only listen to blueray dts hd ma audio and accepts no less.
 

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Or maybe it is you who have low standart for good quality sound? Mass market is full of cheap plastic fancy toish headphones instead of good quality. Regardless of my hearing, my brother have also tested all these headphones along with me and he says exactly the same thing and he is the guy that only listen to blueray dts hd ma audio and accepts no less.

Nope, I have plenty of "real" headphones and these. And the opinion that these are decent for the price and a good option for many people isn't the minority, it's by far the majority, so it's not just me. Having preference for one or another headset is one thing, very understandable, to say they are all shit is another.

I hope you didn't intentionally to them without adjusting the equalizer......that woukd explain at least your opinion on these ones.
 
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rofif

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I have tested Beyerdynamic MMX 300 2gen and they are also shit headphones. Just like this Xbox Wireless Headset. Do you people have low standarts or hearing problems? I can't imagine how so many people can praise these headphones. My conclusion is this: every gaming headset is basically shit, every with microphone or wire/wireless. The only solution to have decent headphones is to buy stereo headphones without any microphone or gaming label on it and no wireless tech.
I care about audio and it's all a fucking snake oil.
Years ago I concluded that koss porta pro hits 10x it's price or even more and pulse 3d sound just about similar to my ear. If this gaming headset is so bad, I really can't hear it
 

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I care about audio and it's all a fucking snake oil.
Years ago I concluded that koss porta pro hits 10x it's price or even more and pulse 3d sound just about similar to my ear. If this gaming headset is so bad, I really can't hear it

Speaking of Porta Pro's, had some many years ago and grabbed another set recently, wow, they surely do perform way above the $20 I paid for them! Not perfect by any means, but really, really fun to listen to.
 

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Speaking of Porta Pro's, had some many years ago and grabbed another set recently, wow, they surely do perform way above the $20 I paid for them! Not perfect by any means, but really, really fun to listen to.
Exactly. Fun! I found that fun is better than accurate
 

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Exactly. Fun! I found that fun is better than accurate

One great think about new speakers and headphones, is that it's in that unique category like a new TV that allows you to go back to all of your content and enjoy it all again with hopefully new or better experience. Very few things are like that.
 
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