Gaming Headsets

Forum discussion tagged with Gaming Headsets.
  1. ioannis2015v

    Question Onboard audio vs Headset's sound card

    Hello, I am very confused on what is better for my gaming experience. I have an Msi X470 Gaming Pro Carbon which has a Realtek Alc 1220, which is advertised as a decent and good onboard audio chip. My question is if I should buy a gaming usb headset with its own sound card like the Kraken...
  2. ioannis2015v

    Question Kraken TE vs Tiamat 2.2 V2

    Hi, I was looking to buy a new gaming headset from Razer for pc gaming like Pubg, Fortnite etc and I firstly decided the Kraken (in begging 7.1 V2 and then tournament edition) but today I saw a video where among all the other v2 razer headsets there were the tiamat too. In the video it said that...
  3. byler47

    Question Headset vs Headphones?

    ATTENTION ALL AUDIOPHILES! I NEED YOUR ASSISTANCE! Okay, now that I have your focus, here is my conglomeration of my proclamation of questions/statements. Also this is gonna be kinda long... I have a Razer Kraken 7.1 v2 Chroma headset, and it has served me well. It's comfortable, it sounds...
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    Build Advice Time for a rebuild/upgrade - advice please

    Just looking for some comments on my proposed upgrade path, please. I'll try and keep it short! I'm looking at these components: CPU: Ryzen 5 2600X MB: MSI – B450 TOMAHAWK Memory: G.Skill – Flare X Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory DVD: LG – GH24NSD1 Replacement case fans: 2 x Noctua –...
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    Question Should I keep it or ask for replacement?

    Okay so I just bought a monitor from ASUS. VG258Q is the model. I noticed that there's a very very small dot on the display. It bothers the heck out of me. Should I ask for a replacement or should I just keep it and get used to it.
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    Discussion Am I late on this? RGB CPU

    Just got a newegg newsletter about an RGB CPU.
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    Question AHAD 512GB SSD showing 32kb in Zenbook

    I’ve got an ASUS Zenbook UX501VW i7 24GB 512SSD GTX960 Win10 out of warranty. The SSD inside is a AHAD 2280. Win 10. I was watching a film today off the external drive and I got an orange screen crash which I have never seen. I rebooted and since my external SSD also has a recover and fix boot...
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    [SOLVED] GPU stops working after installing any driver

    Hello, I recently bought a used PC, it has Zotac GTX 760 GPU Gigabyte 970A-D3 MB Power Co. ATM 600-FB PSU 16 GB RAM The PC came with win10, and completely in random intervals, the GPU fan stopped working and I got a black screen. After contacting the guy that I bought the PC from, he told me...
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    Question Artifacts on Display with new Graphics Card

    Hello everyone! I need professional assistance with a weird problem with my display. There are strange artifacts (colored horizontal lines) flashing on the display all the time, especially on dark color pictures. The problem appeared after I installed a new graphics card (MSI GeForce GTX 1060...
  10. NightHawkRMX

    [SOLVED] Expert help needed about repasting laptop cpu!

    Hello and thanks for your time! I have question about reapplying thermal paste to an older laptop. I have a Toshiba Satellite L55-A laptop that i am using for a Windows XP retro gaming system. It has a Core I5 3337u 2c/4t CPU and an adequate cooler design with 1 copper heatpipe and 1 fan. The...
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    Question My Gigabyte Aero 14's SSD died. What should I replace it with?

    My laptop's specifications: https://www.gigabyte.com/us/Laptop/AERO-14--GTX-1060#sp I opened the back of my laptop to see the shape of the connection and the SSD so here are some SSD's I am looking at based on that: https://www.frys.com/product/9455051?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG...
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    Question Finding my LG BU40N Firmware version?

    Hi. I'm trying to figure out what version the firmware is on my LG BU40N. How can I do this? Thanks!
  13. V

    Question sim racing with VR

    hello guys, so recently i let my brother get me in to (sim) racing. he was playing f1 for a long team but my feelings were more heading towards the gt3/4 series. so decieded to get asseto corsa for the pc. and as many revieuws have already said. the game is amazing and i fell in love with it...
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    Question taskhostw.exe - potential malware

    Hi all, I'm quite stumped by this and would love to hear some insight into what I'm seeing. I have a desktop gaming PC, and recently i had a run in with an exe supposedly hogging CPU performance. However this is far from straightforward from what I'm seeing. Ok, so occasionally i run...
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    Question Largest capacity drive for a WD MyBook WD3200C032-002 enclosure?

    Does anyone have some idea of the largest capacity drive an old Western Digital MyBook WD3200C032-002 enclosure can take? I got one for free with a very dead (motor doesn't spin) 320 gig WD drive. I connected an old 160 gig SATA drive to it and that worked so the USB to SATA and power board are...
  16. SkyRock1986

    Question RTX 2070 1815Mhz vs RTX 2080 1830Mhz?

    So I want to make a smart purchase on my next graphics card. I found a RTX 2070: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07GHVK4KN/ref=crt_ewc_title_oth_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER I found a RTX 2080...
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    [SOLVED] Ethernet Wall Jack Not Working

    About a year ago we switched to DirecTV and when the tech came out to set it up he mentioned something about disabling our Ethernet jack in our living room so the Genie system would work. Now that we are off DirecTV, the Ethernet jack does not work. Does anyone know how to reenable it?
  18. NWA_Ice_Sphere

    [SOLVED] WiFi disconnecting

    I recently built a new computer and I have a Ethernet cable connected to it and the WiFi keeps disconnecting and reconnecting and it does this every like 20 seconds do I need a new Ethernet cable?
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    Question i7 8700(non K) is sitting at 45-50 degree Celsius.

    Is this normal? How do I test it if it's ok? I am using the stock cooler.
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    Question Hard Disk Health

    Hi all, Can anyone tell me the condition of my hard disk from below image, is it safe to use this hard disk for another couple of months ??