10 Best Gaming Headsets | April 2017

10 Best Gaming Headsets | April 2017
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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. Truly immerse yourself in the game by blocking out all external distractions with one of these great gaming headsets. Ranked by audio quality, special features, and cost, they will ensure you hear every bit of the action and your fellow players will clearly hear you. Skip to the best gaming headset on Amazon.
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The Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum have adjustable RGB lighting, so you can set them to blood red to warn family members to stay away when you are heading into the middle of an epic battle. They also support simultaneous USB and analog connections.
  • available wired or wireless
  • three programmable g-keys
  • battery doesn't last long
Brand Logitech
Model 981-000586
Weight 1.9 pounds
Rating 4.1 / 5.0
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The ASTRO A40 comes in white for Xbox use & black for PlayStation use, which is perfect for OCD gamers. Both models can be used with PCs. Its omnidirectional mic might pick up your family pleading with you to take a shower after you've been gaming nonstop for days, though.
  • customizable speaker tags
  • can position the mic on either side
  • connection cable is too short
Brand ASTRO Gaming
Model 3AH4T-XOX9W-504
Weight 2.5 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0
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The Razer Kraken Pro V2 offer excellent sound quality for the price and lag-free communication. They aren't the most attractive model, but if you have the same bloodshot eyes and twisted grimace as the rest of us while gaming, that will be the least of your worries.
  • available with 40 or 50 mm drivers
  • flexible bauxite aluminum build
  • easily customizable sound
Brand Razer
Model RZ04-02050100-R3U1
Weight 1.7 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0
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The sleek Kingston HyperX Cloud are designed in Sweden and deliver superior audio performance and a comfortable fit, plus they are still affordable if you've spent all the rest of your money on the newest Call of Duty because of their game addict-friendly price point.
  • compatible with consoles and pcs
  • tangle free braided cables
  • xbox one adapter is not included
Brand Kingston
Model KHX-H3CL/WR
Weight 2.7 pounds
Rating 4.2 / 5.0
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Sophisticated in technology, the Sharkoon X-Tatic SR gives you a crucial sound advantage for epic gaming sessions, with its multi-dimensional detection to hear enemies coming from every angle. There is also a mic mute for the litany of profanity you spew when you die.
  • includes a sound control unit
  • supports a second headset
  • comes with all necessary cables
Brand Sharkoon
Model 000SKSTSR
Weight 2.5 pounds
Rating 4.1 / 5.0
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With their easily-accessed volume control, the Sennheiser GAME ONE will let you crank up the sound as you toss that grenade, ensuring you hear your enemies' death screams. They also have a sturdy design that comes in handy if your opponent catches you with a grenade first.
  • fit dumbo-sized ears
  • isolate you from background noises
  • can't make up for poor gaming skills
Brand Sennheiser
Model 506080
Weight 1.3 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0
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The SteelSeries Arctis 7 offer continuous frequency-hopping, reducing any transmission lag, so you can tell your opponent how much they suck immediately after taking them out of the game. They will definitely hear you clearly, too, because of the bidirectional mic.
  • mic cancels out background noise
  • airweave cushions wick away moisture
  • retractable mic for travel
Brand SteelSeries
Model 61463
Weight 2.2 pounds
Rating 4.4 / 5.0
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The LucidSound LS30 offer you wireless freedom to quickly run to the bathroom while still talking trash to your enemy. The variable mic monitoring also lets you hear your own voice, so you stop ticking off everybody by shouting at them.
  • battery lasts for marathon sessions
  • plush memory foam earcups
  • double as passive music headphones
Brand LucidSound
Model LS30
Weight 2.3 pounds
Rating 4.6 / 5.0
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The Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro feature a nifty Superhuman Hearing Mode that enhances barely perceptible audio cues, like footsteps and weapon reloading, so you can go SEAL Team Six all over your opponents and take them down before they know what hit them.
  • bass boost for satisfying explosions
  • separate chat and game volumes
  • mic mute to cover up your sobs
Brand Turtle Beach
Model TBS-2228-01
Weight 2.1 pounds
Rating 4.6 / 5.0
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Being delivered from the brand that is known for giving you some of the best headphones to jam out, the Sennheiser GAME ZERO will suck you into the game, so you can take out more zombies than ever before. You'll also be privy to crystal clear team communications.
  • foldable for easy transport
  • withstand losing tantrums
  • can drown out your mom or girlfriend
Brand Sennheiser
Model 506079
Weight 1.6 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

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Last updated on April 28 2017 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as behind the computer screen, Brett can either be found hacking furiously away at the keyboard or perhaps enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He hopes to one day become a modern day renaissance man.