"Any audiophile will tell you that it's important to get yourself kitted out with a good pair of headphones. Any gamer will tell you that a good microphone is important. So what if you're both? I've seen and used good quality headphones with great sound, and it really does make a difference.
However what these headphones usually lack is a microphone, which if you're a gamer on a broadband connection, is now a pretty vital piece of kit. Many a time I have had to resort to using a pair of headphones with extremely poor audio quality...."