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    ASUS Announces ROG SWIFT PG278Q Premium Gaming Monitor

    So frustrating. I'm doing a new build this weekend (dual 970s with a vii Hero and 4790k in an enthoo primo) and was looking to replace my 30" 2560x1600 Apple Cinema Display with the Swift due to the endless gushing by every single reviewer who got their hands on one of these int he last six...
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    Headset in $400-$1,000 range to pair with Sound Blaster ZXR primarily for gaming?

    Didn't realize that. I could never find the specs for the head-out on my receiver, but always assumed it must be superior to anything I'd ever be able to slot into a motherboard and sort of used it as a reference for quality (which isn't that hard, mind you, since all I've been using is the...
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    Headset in $400-$1,000 range to pair with Sound Blaster ZXR primarily for gaming?

    ...snip... This is what I'd wondered between these and the AKG 712 Pros. The design of the AKGs looks potentially flimsy and I'm nto sure how comfortable the leather strap would be. I'd presume it must be pretty comfortable, since it alleviates the weight and pressure of any solid head strap...
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    Headset in $400-$1,000 range to pair with Sound Blaster ZXR primarily for gaming?

    BTW, I will eventually buy a modmic, no matter what, just because I want to support the effort and the dudes are from my hometown. I just don't want to wait the four months they are currently expecting *just to get some in stock*. :)
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    Headset in $400-$1,000 range to pair with Sound Blaster ZXR primarily for gaming?

    As a sidenote, may I ask: For you audiophones/headphone-freaks -- how exactly do you manage your hobby? I mean, if you are a real audiophile, I know you need more than one headset to address more than one type of purpose and sound. . . but I know a lot of you own like twenty sets and you buy...
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    Headset in $400-$1,000 range to pair with Sound Blaster ZXR primarily for gaming?

    Can I just retain you to follow me around and synopsize my entire life for me? I think most people around me would greatly appreciate your skill. :P Not being a heavy headphone user, I usually turn it "just loud enough", but that has also always been with closed cups. I *think* I listen around...
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    Headset in $400-$1,000 range to pair with Sound Blaster ZXR primarily for gaming?

    Oh, they definitely look exactly as uncomfortable as a lot of people claim they feel, which is what I was afraid of. I held out some hope based on the one discussion I read where a couple small pads/headband modifications supposedly resolved everything. I can not fathom why anyone would...
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    Headset in $400-$1,000 range to pair with Sound Blaster ZXR primarily for gaming?

    I believe the current wait for a ModMic is a minimum of four months. :/ Admittedly, the beamform is what sold me on this (when I heard someone I trust review it and say it actually worked and replaced their need for using a headset at all, I pretty much bought into it and had to try it) --...
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    Headset in $400-$1,000 range to pair with Sound Blaster ZXR primarily for gaming?

    This is what I suspected, though I usually only hear people talk about open-ear in terms of safety or comfort -- but I've never used open-eared phones. In fact, other than a couple $100 gaming headsets (like the Gamescom 770, which is surprisingly decent), the only thing I've actually owned for...
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    Headset in $400-$1,000 range to pair with Sound Blaster ZXR primarily for gaming?

    Sorry for the length. My months of searching and frustration has left me with so much to say! Short: I need a quality set of around-ear headphones that will be great for general use, but will primarily be used for PC gaming while connected to a Creative Labs Sound Blaster ZXR. I am...
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    Exhausted and need input for $4,500 budget for high resolution triple display setup.

    One of the reasons I haven't opted for smaller monitors is that pixel real-estate is pretty important for my services (and is also why I probably won't end up with them set in portrait mode which would make a lot of my coding work a bit awkward, I think). As much as I'd like to play games...
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    Exhausted and need input for $4,500 budget for high resolution triple display setup.

    After a year of researching choices, I am at a loss and totally frustrated. I beg fellow [H]ers for their wise guidance and experience to help me find the right match. Much thanks, in advance. Synopsis: I've got a $4,500 budget to find the best 2560x1600/2560/1440 triple monitor setup to go...
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    ASUS Z77 Motherboards - Official Support Thread

    At 1333mhz, it used whatever the default timings were. However, the timings for the kit at 1600mhz is 9-9-9-24-2N and that is what the XMP profile uses when I set that. As soon as I changed to using the XMP profile yesterday, the problem seemed to go away. I had also made some minor changes as...
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    ASUS Z77 Motherboards - Official Support Thread

    Raja@ASUS: First, thank you for the reply. I've seen you put a lot of patience and effort into helping customers in a number of forums across the net. I hated to add one more voice to the chorus of "help me", but since I've been at this new build non-stop for five straight days, I finally had...
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    ASUS Z77 Motherboards - Official Support Thread

    CPU: i7 3770k RAM: G.Skill 32gb (4x8) Ripjaws X (F3-1600C9Q-32GXM) GPU: 2x EVGA GTX 670 4GB Superclocked (04G-P4-2673-KR) PSU: Seasonic Platinum 1000w MOBO: ASUS P8Z77 WS on latest BIOS v703. SDD: Samsung 830 256gb w/ latest firmware (also tested on OCZ Agility 2). OS: Windows 7 Pro This may...
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