Best Gaming Headset – Comparison Chart

Audio is a big part of playing video games, whether it’s on your laptop, online or on a console. If you want to keep the sound to yourself and get the surround sound feeling without disturbing anyone else, a gaming headset is what you need. Plus you get to converse with your friends during the game.

Column Breakdown

  • Image – a visual picture of the product.
  • Gaming Headset – the product name.
  • Cord Length – is how long the cable is in feet. Those that are wireless are indicated as such.
  • Frequency Response – represents the how high (treble) and how low (bass) the frequencies the speakers on the headset are able to achieve. For gaming, specially if you want to emphasize the booms, want a low first number.
  • Connector – Headsets come mostly with USB or 3.5mm audio jacks to connect to your laptop or desktop.
  • Rating – based on Amazon.com’s 5 star score. 5 stars is the highest score a product can receive.
  • Price – is an estimate of how much the item costs in US$.

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Gaming Headset
Cord Length
Frequency Response
Connector
Rating
Price
Logitech G930 Wireless Gaming Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound Logitech G930 Wireless Gaming Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound wireless 20 Hz – 20 kHz USB 3.9 104.99
Plantronics Audio 478 Stereo Headset Plantronics Audio 478 Stereo Headset 6.5 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz USB 4.3 28.99
Logitech ClearChat Comfort Logitech ClearChat Comfort 8 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz USB 3.7 26.22
Sennheiser HD201 Lightweight Over-Ear Headphones Sennheiser HD201 Lightweight Over-Ear Headphones 9.8 feet 21 Hz – 18 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.1 23.96
Koss CS100 Speech Recognition Computer Headset Koss CS100 Speech Recognition Computer Headset 8 feet 30 Hz – 16 kHz USB 3.9 13.66
Logitech H800 Wireless Headset Logitech H800 Wireless Headset wireless 30 Hz – 15 kHz USB 3.8 72.60
VXi BlueParrott B250-XT Bluetooth Headset VXi BlueParrott B250-XT Bluetooth Headset wireless 20 Hz – 15 kHz n/a 4.2 78.95
Logitech G35 7.1-Channel Surround Sound Headset Logitech G35 7.1-Channel Surround Sound Headset 10 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz USB 4.1 84.99
Razer Kraken Pro Over Ear PC and Music Headset Razer Kraken Pro Over Ear PC and Music Headset 4.3 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.0 64.99
Plantronics GameCom 780 Dota 2 Badged Headset Plantronics GameCom 780 Dota 2 Badged Headset 6.5 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz USB 4.0 59.99
Logitech G230 Stereo Gaming Headset Logitech G230 Stereo Gaming Headset 7.5 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.1 49.99
Plantronics GameCom 780 Surround Sound Stereo PC Gaming Headset Plantronics GameCom 780 Surround Sound Stereo PC Gaming Headset 6.5 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz USB 4.2 77.99
Creative Fatal1ty Gaming Headset Creative Fatal1ty Gaming Headset 8 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz 3.5 mm jack 3.9 27.74
PS3 Ear Force P11 Gaming Headset PS3 Ear Force P11 Gaming Headset 16 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz 3.5 mm jack 3.9 35.78
Turtle Beach Ear Force Z22 Amplified PC Gaming Headset Turtle Beach Ear Force Z22 Amplified PC Gaming Headset 16 feet 50Hz – 15kHz 3.5 mm jack / USB 4.1 71.49
Turtle Beach Call of Duty: Black Ops II Limited Edition Turtle Beach Call of Duty: Black Ops II Limited Edition 16 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.2 59.99
SteelSeries Siberia V2 Full-Size Gaming Headset SteelSeries Siberia V2 Full-Size Gaming Headset 9.8 feet 18 Hz – 28 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.3 61.73
Astro Gaming A40 Neon Color Series Astro Gaming A40 Neon Color Series 10 feet 15 Hz – 28 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.4 149.99
Corsair Vengeance 1500 with Dolby 7.1 Corsair Vengeance 1500 with Dolby 7.1 9.8 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz USB 3.9 109.99
CM Storm Sirus with True 5.1 Surround Sound and Control Module CM Storm Sirus with True 5.1 Surround Sound and Control Module 3.9 feet 10 Hz – 20 kHz 3.5 mm jack / USB 4.2 105.99
Sennheiser PC 350 Special Edition Gaming Headset Sennheiser PC 350 Special Edition Gaming Headset 9.8 feet 10 Hz – 26 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.4 181.71
Beyerdynamic 715565 PC Gaming Premium Beyerdynamic 715565 PC Gaming Premium 8.2 feet 5 Hz – 30 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.6 399.00
Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400 Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400 wireless 20 Hz – 20 kHz USB 3.9 189.96
Turtle Beach Ear Force PX51 Wireless Turtle Beach Ear Force PX51 Wireless wireless 20 Hz – 20 kHz USB 4.1 250.14
Corsair Vengeance 1300 Corsair Vengeance 1300 9.8 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz 3.5 mm jack 3.9 64.98
Razer Battlefield 4 Razer Battlefield 4 4.3 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.2 119.99
Sennheiser PC 310 Gaming Headset Sennheiser PC 310 Gaming Headset 9.8 feet 80 Hz – 15 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.2 68.34
Sennheiser PC 323D Gaming Headset Sennheiser PC 323D Gaming Headset 9.8 feet 15 Hz – 23 kHz 3.5 mm jack / USB 4.3 94.80
SteelSeries 3HV2 Gaming Headset SteelSeries 3HV2 Gaming Headset 3.9 feet 10 Hz – 27 kHz 3.5 mm jack 3.8 29.99
Sennheiser PC 363D Surround Sound Gaming Headset Sennheiser PC 363D Surround Sound Gaming Headset 9.8 feet 15 Hz – 28 kHz 3.5 mm jack / USB 4.5 240.87
Turtle Beach Ear Force X12 Gaming Headset Turtle Beach Ear Force X12 Gaming Headset 16 feet 50 Hz – 15 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.3 48.00
Turtle Beach Ear Force XP510 Turtle Beach Ear Force XP510 wireless 50 Hz – 15 kHz 3.5 mm jack 4.3 239.99
Sony Pulse Elite Edition Wireless Stereo Headset Sony Pulse Elite Edition Wireless Stereo Headset wireless 3.5 mm jack 4.3 121.0
Turtle Beach Ear Force PX22 Universal Gaming Headset Turtle Beach Ear Force PX22 Universal Gaming Headset 16 feet 20 Hz – 20 kHz USB 4.3 74.7
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