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Lord Letto
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So My Logitech G35 Headset I bought from Newegg.ca back in February of last year (2017) just broke last night when I went to take them off my head, I got it refurbished on sale for a total of $58.74 (After taxes, 13% HST here in Ontario), I liked them sadly they are sold out/not available & if they are it's insanely expensive due to them being discontinued, so I'm looking for a replacement for the same or less what I paid for them & looking on ca.pcpartpicker.com there's 6 options apparently so I'm looking for opinions on what to get to replace them: 

1) Kingston HyperX Cloud II with a free copy of Rainbow 6 Siege , available from 3 different 3rd party sellers on amazon.ca with prices of $38.13 with free shipping to $39.46+$13.32 shipping ($52.78 total): https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B016PDY7DQ/?tag=pcp0f-20 

2) SteelSeries 3H, also available from 3rd partys on Amazon.ca, 2 new for $43.69 total after price & shipping or 1 refurbished for $23.84+$14.91 shipping ($38.75 total): https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B001R8YX7A/?tag=pcp0f-20 

3) Patriot Viper V360, 1st to be listed elsewhere than Amazon.ca (though it's the cheapest option) & though it's all 3rd party sellers, 1 of them is fulfilled by amazon, prices start at $43.99 with free shipping: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B015WCVMS4/?tag=pcp0f-20 

4) G.Skill Ripjaws SV710, Only listed on amazon but actually sold by amazon instead of only 3rd partys, $45.22 w/ free shipping: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B015YEIVVG/?tag=pcp0f-20 

After taxes those would be the only ones under what I paid for the G35, but here's 2 more options that wold cost a bit more after tax 

5) Razer Electra V2 (3.5mm version instead of USB) for $56.99 w/ free shipping from amazon themselves, 1 available in warehouse deals as used-very good (Small cosmetic imperfection on interior of item. Item will come in original packaging. Packaging will be damaged.) for $48.16 w/ free shipping: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B075SV2Z29/?tag=pcp0f-20&th=1 

6) Logitech G430 (Newer/current version of the G35 from what I could find/tell) for $57.04 w/ free shipping from amazon themselves, 1 refurb from a 3rd party fulfilled by amazon for $$43.99 w/ free shipping: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00CQ35C1Q/?tag=pcp0f-20 

What of those would you recommend (Assuming it's not a scam, something I suspect the Cloud II w/ R6S as being), any other recommendations in budget? I Plan on placing the order sometime early next week or the week after at the latest. 

on 2nd glance, another possible option could be the Creative Labs Sound Blaster EVO, Though I don't think it comes with the mic, if the mic is included i'll consider it, $41.99 w/ free shipping from a 3rd party fulfilled by amazon: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00DUTIY0Q/?tag=pcp0f-20

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11 minutes ago, Lord Letto said:

 

Sibera 200s are usually cheap and fine, they're like $30 USD for us though, seems higher in CAD in general
https://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIAHMV82G1843&Description=Steelseries Heatset&cm_re=Steelseries_Heatset-_-9SIAHMV82G1843-_-Product

I edit my posts a lot, Twitter is @LordStreetguru just don't ask PC questions there mostly...
 

Spoiler

 

What is your budget/country for your new PC?

 

what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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Since I don't actually own any of those headsets, I can only influence your decision marginally so please consider... I currently have the older version of the Logitech G430 (I own the G230) and aren't that bad for the price. Since they were discontinued (I think?), you can buy refurbished ones of pretty cheap (~26 USD ) on Amazon. The only complaint with these headphones are that my ears would begin to hurt after 4+ hours of usage so for long gaming sessions or whatever, it would not be optimal. The pain isn't too great or anything but it's just a minor annoyance. It isn't as bad as a minor headache but are pretty annoying if you cannot deal with pain. The sound quality aren't going to be amazing but if you're going to play esports' titles then these should do. So from that list, I would cross out the Logitech G430 because I would expect the other ones to have higher quality ear cups, and probably better quality audio.

"May your frame rates be high and your temperatures low"

I misread titles/posts way too often--correct me if I don't.

 

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Bump, for clarification: 
The HyperX Cloud 2 I linked is fishy, I Have amazon investigating if it's legit then I'll go for it considering the number of recomendations but if it turns out to be a scam then I would need to look at other options, the Xyperx Cloud 2 is normally around $100ish so would be out of my budget, If I had that budget then something like the Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum RGB or the Corsair Void Pro RGB would also be options. 
I Liked the G35 I had, I'm not a audiophile so I'm more looking for something with build quality & a good warranty if I buy new instead of used/refurbished, The G35 was 7.1, circumaural, mic included (Though I may not use it anytime soon, it would be a nice to have just in case/for the future) & USB so I'd like to check those boxes off for around $58-59, say $60 Canadian.

15 hours ago, Streetguru said:

Sibera 200s are usually cheap and fine, they're like $30 USD for us though, seems higher in CAD in general
https://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIAHMV82G1843&Description=Steelseries Heatset&cm_re=Steelseries_Heatset-_-9SIAHMV82G1843-_-Product

Considering it's a 3rd party seller from China & looking at some of the reviews, it's possible that it could be a Chinese knockoff?

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Just had a look for new 7.1 headsets on eBay after getting a email with a flash coupon for 15% off everything today only (ends 9 PM ET, so about 5 hours), Here are some branded offerings I found in North America:

Redimp GH100-B for $22.94 CAD+$15.56 CAD shipping+$6.64 USD estimated import charge from the US: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Redimp-Stereo-Gaming-Headset-for-PS4-PC-7-1-Virtual-Bass-Surround-USB-Wired-Co/382647421533?hash=item5917904a5d:g:vL8AAOSwiwZb~I~w:rk:1:pf:0

SADES SA-901 for $27.25+ $13.62 shipping: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Sades-Gaming-Headset-Stereo-7-1-Surround-Sound-USB-Headphone-W-Mic-Pro-For-PC/311824700825?hash=item489a335599:g:QioAAOSwyi9aAokG:rk:2:pf:0

Sades SpiritWolf for $27.26 CAD+$15.62 CAD shipping+$7.16 US estimated import charge: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/New-Updated-Sades-SpiritWolf-7-1-Surround-Stereo-USB-Gaming-Headset-W-Microphone/173697637932?hash=item28712f9e2c:g:xaoAAOSwfPlbvLVo:rk:5:pf:0

Same headset from a Canadian seller for $46.28 with free shipping: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/2017-New-Updated-SADES-Spirit-Wolf-7-1-Surround-Stereo-Sound-USB-Computer-Gaming/302984315517?hash=item468b45c27d:m:mKj2OQif2NIllQ0KzXrGqEA:rk:9:pf:0

Sades SA-903 for $44.12 with free shipping: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/US-Sades-SA-903-7-1-Surround-Sound-Gaming-Headset-Headband-USB-w-Mic-For-PC-Blue/233034221116?hash=item3641ec063c:g:LLkAAOSwry1aAmeS:rk:6:pf:0

SADES 902 for $31.35 CAD+$15 CAD+$7.64 US estimated import charge: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/PC-MAC-Gaming-Headset-SADES-902-7-1-Surround-Sound-PC-Headsets-USB-Over-Ear-Ga/233052778682?hash=item36430730ba:g:IRgAAOSwNTNcGCQm:rk:7:pf:0

SADES A7 for $31.46 CAD+$16.09 CAD+$7.67 US estimated import charge: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/SADES-A7-7-7-1-Surround-Sound-Stereo-Gaming-Headset-With-USB-LED-MIC-And-Vibrati/183591981616?hash=item2abeef5230:g:rAYAAOSw-yJcGFVY:rk:11:pf:0

SADES A60 for $36.67 CAD+$15.08 CAD+$8.28 US estimated import charge: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/A60-Headsets-7-1-Surround-Sound-Headphones-With-Mic-USB-PC-Gaming-Stereo-High/153197265606?hash=item23ab44c2c6:g:GzEAAOSwPR9brPOc:rk:16:pf:0

Sades R7 for $36.11 CAD+$16.16 CAD+$8.24 US estimated import charge: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Gaming-Headset-Sades-R7-Virtual-7-1-Channel-Surround-USB-Wired-Over-Ear-Computer/382647418662?hash=item5917903f26:g:6~QAAOSw5iRb~I5D:rk:22:pf:0

SteelSeries Siberia 150 for $29.99 CAD+$27.66 CAD+$7.49 US estimated import charge: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/SteelSeries-Siberia-150-Gaming-Headset-with-RGB-Illumination-DTS-7-1-Headphone/264064981926?hash=item3d7b7fdba6:g:Q5wAAOSwiwZb~-gm:rk:43:pf:0

Logitech G430 in Canada for $66.10 with free shipping: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Logitech-Surround-Sound-Gaming-Headset-G430-G430-7-1/183498722528?hash=item2ab9604ce0:g:V8sAAOSwFmRbzn3A:rk:3:pf:0


There was also some USB sound cards:
ROCCAT ROC-14-110 JUKE for $26.77 CAD+$16.02 CAD+$7.11 US estimated import charge: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/ROCCAT-INC-ROC-14-110-THE-ROCCAT-JUKE-VIRTUAL-7-1-USB-STEREO-SOUNDCARD-H/254021038770?hash=item3b24d572b2:g:Uv0AAOSwPmVcDu0T:rk:4:pf:0

HyperX Cloud for  $37.71 CAD+$15.10 CAD+$8.42 US estimated import charge: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/HyperX-Cloud-Virtual-7-1-Surround-Sound-USB-Card-HX-USCCPSS-BK/163452853103?hash=item260e8c9b6f:g:4OYAAOSwsGpcJBDb:rk:24:pf:0

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7 hours ago, Lord Letto said:

Considering it's a 3rd party seller from China & looking at some of the reviews, it's possible that it could be a Chinese knockoff?

It might just be a product that's legit but was for the chinese market

 

The knockoffs are typically sold much cheaper than retail

Just a product to look for

Also have you already looked at this video?

 

I edit my posts a lot, Twitter is @LordStreetguru just don't ask PC questions there mostly...
 

Spoiler

 

What is your budget/country for your new PC?

 

what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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52 minutes ago, Streetguru said:

It might just be a product that's legit but was for the chinese market

 

The knockoffs are typically sold much cheaper than retail

Just a product to look for

Also have you already looked at this video?

 

Just got around to watching the video:

1) Are any of them surround sound or just stereo?

2) How do they compare with the Logitech G35?

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11 minutes ago, Lord Letto said:

 

All headphones are surround sound

no idea

I edit my posts a lot, Twitter is @LordStreetguru just don't ask PC questions there mostly...
 

Spoiler

 

What is your budget/country for your new PC?

 

what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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2 minutes ago, Streetguru said:

All headphones are surround sound

no idea

Ok...

I just thought about it, what's the differences between the Patriot V330 & the higher end/more expensive versions (V360/V361/V370)?

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31 minutes ago, Lord Letto said:

Ok...

I just thought about it, what's the differences between the Patriot V330 & the higher end/more expensive versions (V360/V361/V370)?

Probably check the spec pages and compare the drivers and microphones

I edit my posts a lot, Twitter is @LordStreetguru just don't ask PC questions there mostly...
 

Spoiler

 

What is your budget/country for your new PC?

 

what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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Any thoughts/opinions on the Steelseries Arctis 7 (Fall 2018 edition)? I found a set on my local classifieds for $80, of all my options that's what I'm currently leaning towards.

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On 12/29/2018 at 10:19 PM, Lord Letto said:

Any thoughts/opinions on the Steelseries Arctis 7 (Fall 2018 edition)? I found a set on my local classifieds for $80, of all my options that's what I'm currently leaning towards.

Bump. Asked on r/Gaming_Headsets, only reply I got is they're not worth buying, Wireless kinda sucks

 

while someone on r/steelseries had this to say: "

I just got the 2019 edition today. I don't know what the difference is, but I can tell you that the ones I have sound amazing and are also super comfortable. The range on them is insane as well.

I was kind of reticent after some comments about poor sound quality but I have owned very nice pairs of Sennheiser, Audio Technica, and Beyerdynamic and once properly EQ'ed these things sound fucking ace in my book. Very, very impressed."

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Alright, so I decided to go for the Arctis 7, paid for them & going to meet the seller in about 35ish minutes.

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Haven't been mentioned yet, but check out the Corsair HS50 and HS60 which are around your price point..  Key difference between the two is the HS60 has a USB dongle which allows for EQ adjustment and 7.1 virtual surround.  I've been using the HS60 at home on my personal rig for over a year now, and find them to be comfortable with glasses during long gameplay, and have a good sound table even without adjustments to the EQ.  Let me know if you have any questions.

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