Best Wireless Headphones For Gaming and Music

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Headphones are an important part of a gaming setup. If a gamer wants to gain the advantage over the people he plays against, a headset is necessary. Although some gaming headphones can be expensive, this list has both headphones under 200 or under 100, and headphones that are the best available. Some things you may want to look for is a headset that is light, a headset that is clear, and a headset that has low latency. Looking for the best wireless headphones for gaming can be hard, but with this list, it just became a lot easier. As a bonus, some of these headphones work extremely well with music in addition to the gaming functionality. Overall, this review list should help you make your decision.

As a disclaimer, please explore the information on the headset before purchasing. Make sure it works with certain consoles such as PS4 or Xbox One, as most do, if that’s what you are looking for.

SteelSeries Siberia 800 Wireless Gaming Headset with Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound

Pros:

  • One of the best overall headsets available
  • Multi platform (PC, PS4, Xbox One useable)
  • Dolby 7.1 surround sound
  • Vast amount of customization
  • Low latency and lag free

Cons:

  • Could use a better mic
  • A bit fragile, could be a bit more durable

Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum RGB 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset, Wireless Headphones and Microphone

Pros:

  • PC Optimized, best headset for PC gaming
  • Multiplatform (PC, PS4, Xbox One) compatable
  • Noise canceling mic
  • Solidly built, compact and comfortable
  • Sleek design

Cons:

  • Multiple buttons on side seems exesive, useful only to full customizers
  • Surround sound needs to be fixed on rare occasions

Logitech Wireless Gaming Headset G930 with 7.1 Surround Sound, Wireless Headphones with Microphone

Pros:

  •  Dolby 7.1 surround sound
  • Programmable side buttons for customizability
  • Comfortable and built for long range play
  • Noise cancelling mic

Cons:

  • Certain connectivity issues on powering up
  • Popping noises due to interference, resolves after a few minutes of use

Pros:

  • Extremely clear and high quality sound
  • Comfortable and cool design
  • Push to talk optimized
  • Noise cancelling mic

Cons:

  • Short connection cords, able to be extended with longer cords
  • Default settings are sub par, customization is required for optimal use

Turtle Beach – Elite Pro Tournament Gaming Headset – ComforTec Fit System and TruSpeak Technology

Pros:

  • Extremely comfortable for long gaming sessions
  • Optimized for those with glasses
  • Clear sounds, deep and resonating
  • Amazing quality for what you are paying

Cons:

  • Slightly bulky
  • Stock cords that come in the box are flimsy

Sennheiser GAME ONE PC Gaming Headset – Black

Pros:

  • Optimized for PC gaming
  • Comfortable, lightweight design
  • Easily muted microphone (lift mic arm)
  • Clear and deep sounds

Cons:

  • Parts of the headset is fragile, handle with care when setting down the headset
  • Slightly tight on head, takes some getting used to

Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma Sound USB Gaming Headset

Pros:

  • Relatively cheaper price
  • Comfortable and lightweight design, made for extended gaming sessions
  • Extensive software customization for specific game genres
  • Retractable microphone

Cons:

  • Default gaming bass is loud, able to be changed
  • Weak wiring, we caution to replace the wires sooner rather than later

ASTRO Gaming A40 TR Headset + MixAmp Pro TR

Pros:

  • Gaming headset made for players
  • MixAmp Pro included for extreme customization and control of sound
  • Optimized for PS4 and Xbox One (still works for PC)
  • Clear and deep sound
  • Stream ready, allows for capture of speech when recording/streaming

Cons:

  • Slightly expensive
  • Needs firmware update out of the box, not hard but sort of annoying

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