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Old 18-02-19, 01:19 PM
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Putting more than two drivers in one pair of headphones is a fad. Getting good quality headphones is the way to go. Most games target headphones for positional audio and you can run software for Dolby Atmos if that's not the case.


As an added bonus they won't suck for music.

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Old 18-02-19, 01:32 PM
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Putting more than two drivers in one pair of headphones is a fad. Getting good quality headphones is the way to go. Most games target headphones for positional audio and you can run software for Dolby Atmos if that's not the case.


As an added bonus they won't suck for music.
Centurion don't suck for music. At all. The sound quality is really rather amazing.

If they weren't as good as I believe them to be I would have sent them back or sold them/given them to a friend. As I said though, they are very good. I would not want to rely on them for audio but then I have thousands of pounds worth of headphones. So I would feel that way. To your local noob though? I would say they could well be all you would need. The only thing they lack to me is volume, but that is obvious given I run amps and pre amps and god knows what else. Do bear in mind I am also half deaf from my days of competing in the car audio world lol. So I like my music very loud.

If you tweak a surround headset (if you even can, you need a high end one) then positional audio is very good. Better than any of the headsets and headphones I have, even with Atmos.

There are a few downsides though. Cable length is short and they are HUGE and heavy. So they are nowhere near as comfy for long sessions as my T5P or Grado with big cushions on. However, they are superb in FO4 and that was the reason why I bought them and shall continue to use them. So I guess in a way it's kind of like a flight yoke or steering wheel. You buy them for one game mostly, so if you don't play those games then don't bother as they really are only good at surround. Not tried them in a movie, but that's because I don't really watch movies.
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Old 01-03-19, 05:56 AM
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2x8gb Black 3200mhz nothing much to say about it other than I will finally be able to upgrade now I have all 3 parts. Since Corsair released the newer ram which I do like the look of I did the sensible thing and went for the discounted cheaper offer mainly as ram is expensive enough as it is but I may get another 16gb kit at a later date if prices fall further really depends on if I'd ever need it.

So Monday I can have the fun of rebuilding my PC hopefully it'll go well and not BOOM
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Old 01-03-19, 01:06 PM
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I can't get my BT TV package at my new flat because there's no fibre there. So it's copper for me (oh joy). I do, however, save £25 a month which is a welcome saving. My TV has no tuner, so I opted for a Freesat box instead of a Freeview (I am keeping my BT box but that will go in the bedroom as there is an aerial socket there). You can plug an external hard drive into that ^ and record with it, and I just so happen to have a 240gb external SSD that will be great for it.
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Old 01-03-19, 02:22 PM
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Sony MDR-XB550AP at 29€, just something for walks. Let's see if Sony delivers at that price point, last time I bought inexpensive headphones I just donated them onward since they sounded so bad in comparison to my normal gear.
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Old 01-03-19, 02:32 PM
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Can't exactly post of picture of my latest purchase, but another 12 months of car insurance at £476, stupidly short of cash now this month, but at least I don't need to worry about it for the next 12 months.
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Can't wait for this to arrive.
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After more then 3 years it has become time to say goodbye to my trusty White Nzxt H440 and welcome this bad boy.


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Can't wait for this to arrive.
Niiiiicceeee. I haven't ordered it yet, but it's on the list.
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Old 03-03-19, 07:48 PM
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After more then 3 years it has become time to say goodbye to my trusty White Nzxt H440 and welcome this bad boy.


That is way nicer than that new corsair cube case I just saw.
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