5.1 Gaming Headphones - Which one should I pick?


My soundcard: ASUS Xonar D2

I'm looking for new headphones for myself with high sound quality! The usage is for gaming, music listening (and seldom some movies)... I've done A LOT of research and stuffed with all these reviews there are (Newegg, Amazon etc.).

- Roccat Kave (http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/headsets/roccat-kave/)
- Speedlink Medusa NX 5.1 (http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/headsets/speedlink-medusa-nx/)
- Razer Barracuda HP-1

They all have 5.1 sound, which I want, but Barracuda's build quality is really critisized by many users...

So now, it's between Roccat Kave and Speedlink Medusa NX 5.1 - Medusa 13€ cheaper. Which one would you recommend, or is there some other good headphone set?

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  1. You may want to consider the Razer Carcharias headephones . You can get them for $70 on Amazon, & the reviews seem to be better than those of th Barracuda HP 1's

    Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B001PTH0VW/ref=dp_olp_new?ie=UTF8&condition=new

    Review: http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/1777/razer_carcharias_gaming_headset/index.html

    Review: http://www.fudzilla.com/content/view/13950/40/

    You can also read reviews on Newegg. I may get these myself in the spring. I need a new set of headphones anyway.
  2. I'd stay away from the HP-1's; I went from them to my older Tritton AX Pro's (using a ASUS Xonar D2), and the HP-1's weren't even competitive in quality...
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