Gaming headphones are becoming increasingly popular among serious gamers, and if you’re looking for a quality set to boost your experience, there are 5 headsets that stand above the rest.
The following 5 sets were the highest-rated gaming headphones by TopTenReviews – a respected review site, part of the Tech Media Network, which specialises in comparisons between PC hardware and tech products.
Astro A40 headphones
The Astro A40 headset was deemed the official headset of the Major League Gaming (MLG).
The headset features stereo sound output, 15 – 28,000 Hz frequency response, 50 ohm impedance, 40 mm drivers, and a uni-directional mic to minimalise background noise during chatty game sessions.
Turtle Beach Z6A
The Turtle Beach Z6A set is acclaimed for having eight in-set speakers that create true 5.1 surround sound.
The set features a 20-20000 Hz frequency response, 32 ohm impedance, 40 mm drivers, and is the only surround sound headset to make the list.
Sennheiser PC 330 G4ME
The Sennheiser brand is known for its high-quality, and the PC 330 G4ME set is one of the standouts for gaming.
The set features a 15 – 28000 Hz frequency response, 32 ohm impedance, and the volume control is positioned with gamers in mind, since it is located on the right ear cup rather than integrated into the cable.
The SteelSeries 7H headset is known for featuring clear and precise sounds, and features a snug fit for the head.
The set has a frequency response fo 15 – 28000 Hz, 32 ohm impedance, 50 mm drivers and a unidirectional microphone.
SteelSeries Siberia V2
The SteelSeries Siberia V2 are also highly-regarded headphones in the gaming space.
The headphones feature large 50 mm drivers that reproduce quality sound.
The headset also features 50 – 16000 frequency response, 32 ohm, a unidirectional microphone, and a number of great colours.