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How much do you spend on headset/headphones?

How much do you spend on headset/headphones?

  • Free (bundled headphones)

    Votes: 907 7.9%
  • up to $25

    Votes: 1,366 11.9%
  • up to $50

    Votes: 1,936 16.8%
  • up to $100

    Votes: 2,314 20.1%
  • more than $100

    Votes: 3,763 32.7%
  • I don't use headphones

    Votes: 1,239 10.8%

  • Total voters
    11,525
  • Poll closed .

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#1
How much do you spend on headset/headphones?
 
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#2
I spent $79 on my last set.
 

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#3
mine cost 5$, so i voted 0$ thats the closest.
 
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#4
Wasted almost a 100euro on 5.1 Headset once - big mistake. Won't ever buy anything beyond stereo which is best for FPS sound whoring and comfort.
 

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#5
About $150 on my Corsair Vengence 2000 Wireless set.
 
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#6
200$-300$ is my price range
 
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#7
havnt exceeded 50$
 
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#8
spent about 250 on my pc350 games when they first came out.
 
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#9
I salvaged (found?) two pairs steelseries headphones, and used the working parts until I got them to work properly. So I spent 0 on them.
 
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#10
17 dollars once the rest is free with other hardware or I listen to my 4.1 setup.
 
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#11
i have spend for my corsair vengeance 1500 81€ and is my first high level headset ,i have used in the past low price headset like che microsoft 3000 xl live chat worth 24€ .
Talking about headphone if i have the money i would go over 100€ or plus but i dont have a work right now so only spend 20€ on my sony mdr-EX50LP good sound for the price to use with my phone xd.
 
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#13
I spent 300€, I probably won't need to spend that much ever again.
 
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#14
None...don't use them.

LC
 

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#15
Voted free as I won my current ones (Sony something, they're ok) in a Facebook contest. I would spend way WAY more than $100 if I could.
 
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When I bought my Sennheiser 280 Pros they were on sale on amazon for like, one of the best buys I ever did, had a pair of Grado SR-60's I believe, were nice but didn't care as much for the open design.
 
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#17
I spent about $110 on my current Roccat Kave 5.1ch headset, and I enjoy it for the most part aside from the headband and the sheer weight of the headset. I haven't cared to get into audiophile gear, so if I can tolerate the way a headset or speaker system sounds, it is fine with me.
 

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#18
I think we should have a clear boundary between $100+ and $200+.

Currently using TF10 for my daily use, but my "headset/headphone" (not earphone) is Creative Fatality so that puts me in the less than $25 range. Is that a good thing or bad?
 

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#20
Don't buy them due to not needing them.
 
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#21
Don't use them.
Also, I like my ears to breathe.
 
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#22
Using a Sony MDR-MA900 that I got for $199.

I think we should have a clear boundary between $100+ and $200+.
Yeah, there's a pretty big range of headphones in the 100 to 200 USD range to have its own category... maybe even the 200 to 300 range as well.
 
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#23
Picked up a pair of AKG k172HD's for next to nothing, like $60 BNIB! There was an in store sale that day plus they (CanadaComputers) price guaranteed the monitor i bought the week before which was a $50 return! So i lucked out i guess :)

Otherwise they would've been closer to $125. Which is reasonable i think :eek: Added a Fiio e6 for like $30, so less than a Cnote and i got a pretty decent portable setup :rockout:

I can't take my vinyl with me on the road anyways so why bother spending the $$$ ;)

Eventually i would like to get either some Grados or AudioTechnicas for home useage but the AKGs are doing just fine ATM :pimp:

I was previously using a pair of SkullCandy 50/50 IEMs that i scooped on clearout from BB, but they didn't last. IEMs hardly ever do IME :eek: They were Ok, a tad bass heavy (funny to say that in an IEM) but easily tamed with EQ.

Wish i still had my dads ancient set of KOSS fones :cry:
 
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#24
Gotten mine free. Use headset when I need to talk over mic(Which is rare), or headphones when I'm in a room with others and don't want to disturb. So rarely use headphones/set with my computer. Mostly use headphones when I'm listening to music on my Ipod or phone.

When I use them, I use a Sennheiser HD 56(The most comfortable headphones I've ever used). Or a König something(The most uncomfortable headset I've ever used) when I need a mic.
 
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#25
Budgeted $100 for some....... haven't found that perfect one just yet....but when i do , its up to $100