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Looking for a headset/headphones to replace my Logitech G430

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hello!

I've been using the Logitech G430 headset for a few years now but the plastic broke on them recently so I need to get something new.
I've been looking at either getting a new G430 or upgrading to Sennheiser GSP 300/350. I'd like too keep the cost as low as possible because I'm planning a new PC build this summer. The GSP 350's are as high as my budget would allow.

What should I do? Are the Sennheisers any good? Do you guys have any other recommendations that would be better with my budget? I'll be using them for FPS- and racing games, music (Hard rock and metal mostly) as well as to watch action movies. If there are a better setup using headphones and an external mic that would be interesting as well because I want as good sound quality and comfort as possible with my budget. 

I want them to be closed and over-ear but other than that I don't really have any requirements other than good quality

Thanks in advance!

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The HyperX cloud 2 and Steelseries Arctis 7 are also good options. 


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I am a huge fan of steelseries.  I have been using my wireless H model for years.  Right now their arctis 7's are a little on sale. But they have other options.  Arctis 7 are high wireless.  If you wanna go more money they have extremely high end wireless or wired  ones also.   https://steelseries.com/gaming-headsets/arctis-7  PC Gamer Heradset of the year.

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the GSP 300/350 is one of the best headphones under the $100 dollars budget, it is from Sennheisser after all and check out the review of the headset from this guy.

 


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Sennheiser G4ME Ones are really good. Mic is fantastic, really comfortable ear cups. HardwareCanucks reviewed them iirc.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Thanks guys! This week I'm able to get Sennheiser G4me Zero for the same price as the GSP 350, should I buy them? Are they better than the GSP 350? I'm not worried about the 7.1 surround that the GSP350 has but G4me Zeros doesn't since I never used it on my G430. Regarding the G4me Ones they unfortunately aren't an option since I need closed back headphones/headset. 

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Thanks! I've now looked around a bit more and are thinking about the Audio-Technica ATH-M40x.

If I get those I'll probably also get these: https://www.brainwavzaudio.com/collections/headphone-pads/products/headphone-pad-angled?variant=5990832133

Are those better than the G4me Zero if I don't care that much about a mic? Are there anything better at that price? 

 

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