Top PC Gaming Headset Table Comparison and Review 2012

Gaming Headset Review Table January – February 2012

Brand / Model Number/ GPH Rating/ AwardsPriceHeadphone: Ear Coupling / Driver / Speakers / Headphone Input Impedance / Frequency Response (headphones)/Microphone: Microphone Frequency Response/ SNR/ ImpedanceConnectors/ Cable Length/ Weight/ Additional Details/ Warranty InformationWireless
Sennheiser PC 360 Gaming Headset/
Hi-fi sound and accoustics / driver XXL velvet ear pads with cushioned headband / 50 Ohms / 15–28,000Hz / 2 speakers / Vented earcups (Open-Aire) /
Volume control in the right earcup /
E.A.R. Technology / Open acoustics
50–16,000Hz / Automatic microphone mute/ Noise Canceling clarity which eliminates background noise/ -38dBV/Pa sensitivity2 x 3.5mm / 3m / 9.8ft/ 300 grams/ 2 yearsNo
ASTRO Gaming A40 Wireless System – 2011 Design
MixAmpTM 5.8 with game/voice balance control and Dolby® 7.1 Surround Sound / 40mm drivers tuned with ASTRO Audio / 50 ohms / Volume, Mute / Over the EarNoise-Canceling detachable microphone3.5mm Quick Disconnect Cable / 2m / 6.5ft/ 324 grams / 1 yearYes - 5.8 GHz
Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Omega Wireless Gaming Headset
Full Spectrum tunable 50mm audio drivers for great audio performance / Independent voice and game volume controls directly on the earcups / THX TruStudio Pro / 32ohms/ 20Hz ~ 20kHz / Over the EarNoise-Canceling detachable microphoneUSB–to–micro USB cable, and a 3.5mm input for connecting to a game console / 1 yearYes - 2.4 GHz
Sennheiser PC 350
Hi-fi sound and accoustics/ Collapsible Headband / 150 Ohms/ 10-26,000 Hz/ 2 speakers/
Volume control In-line / Closed acoustics / Over the Ear
50–16,000Hz / In-line Mute / Noise-Canceling / -38dBV/Pa sensitivity2 x 3.5mm / 3m / 9.8ft/ 300 grams/ 2 yearsNo
Logitech Wireless Gaming Headset G930
7.1 surround sound / Three programmable G-keys / Adjustable, memory foam-lined headband / Plush, noise-isolating ear pads / On-ear audio controls / 40 mm drivers / Frequency response 20Hz–20KHz / 26 dB noise isolation / Over the Ear
Noise-canceling mic with auto-mute / Reduces background noise and auto mutes when rotated up / Frequency response 100 Hz– 75 kHzUSB–to–micro USB cable for charging base / 2 yearsYes - 2.4 GHz
SteelSeries 7H
Optimized soundscape for crystal clear high, low and mid-tones / 50 mm drivers / Volume and microphone control In-line / Frequency response 18 – 28.000 Hz / Impedance 32 Ohm / Disassembles into 4 pieces / Over the EarUni-directional microphone can be retracted and hidden in the left ear cup / Frequency response 50 – 16.000 Hz / Sensitivity -38 dB / Noise-Canceling2 x 3.5mm / 3m / 9.8ft / 1 yearNo
Razer Megalodon
Razer Maelstrom Audio Engine 7.1 Surround Sound / Onboard Audio Processing / 40 mm drivers / Independent control over the center, front, side and rear speakers/ Frequency response 20 – 20.000 Hz / Impedance 32 Ohm / Over the EarNoise Filtering, Amplified Microphone / Sensitivity -37 dB / Frequency response 50 – 16.000 HzGold plated USB / 3.3m / 10.8ft / 1 yearNo
Plantronics GameCom 777
7.1 Dolby Headphone technology / Ear pods redistribute pressure / In-line volume and microphone / 40 mm drivers / Frequency response 20 – 20.000 Hz / Open-ear design / Over the EarIntegrated boom mic with noise-canceling /Concealed microphone / Frequency response 100 – 8.000 Hz2 x 3.5mm/ USB Connector / 6.5 ft / 1 yearNo
Logitech G35
7.1 surround sound / Three programmable G-keys / 3 Swappable Headband Pads / Plush, noise-isolating ear pads / On-ear audio controls / 40 mm drivers / Frequency response 20Hz–20KHz / Impedance 32 Ohm / Over the EarNoise-canceling mic / Reduces background noise and auto mutes when rotated up / Frequency response 100 Hz – 10 KHz / Sensitivity -42 dBUSB / 3.05m / 10 ft / 1 yearNo
Corsair CA-9011112-WW Vengeance
7.1 Dolby Headphone technology / Extra-deep memory foam earpads / In-line volume and microphone / 50 mm drivers / Frequency response 20 – 20.000 Hz / Impedance 32 Ohm / Over the EarUnidirectional noise-cancelling condenser / Frequency response 100Hz to 10kHz / Sensitivity -44 dBUSB / 3m / 9.8ft / 1 yearNo
Ear Force X12 Gaming Headset
Amplified Audio / Mesh ear cushions / In-Line Amplifier / 50 mm drivers / Frequency response 20 – 20.000 Hz / Over the EarHigh Sensitivity Mic with Flexible Boom / Microphone Monitoring / Frequency response 50Hz - 15kHz2 x 3.5mm/ USB Connector / 16 ft / 6.4 oz (233g) / 1 yearNo
Razer Carcharias
Extended Comfort Circumaural Design / Extrasoft earpads, headband cushion, size-extenders / In-line volume and microphone / 40 mm drivers / Frequency response 20 – 20.000 Hz / Impedance 32 Ohm / Over the EarNoise Filtering, Amplified Microphone / Sensitivity -37 dB / Frequency response 50 – 16.000 Hz2 x 3.5mm/ USB Connector / 3m / 9.8ft / 1 yearNo
Sharkoon X-Tatic SP
5.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound / 8 speakers (4 in each earpiece) / 40 mm drivers / Inline Amplifier and Volume Control / Breakaway Cable / Digital Converter Box / Over the EarHigh quality, detachable microphone with QuickOn connectionOptical / USB / 3 x 3.5mm / 11.8ft / 1 yearNo
PS3 Ear Force PX21
Stereo Expander creates a wider stereo panorama / Mesh ear cushions / 40 mm drivers / In-line Separate volume controls / Frequency response 20 – 20.000 Hz / Over the EarFlexible microphone boom / Chat Boost / Frequency response 50Hz - 15kHz2 x 3.5mm/ USB Connector / 16ft / 6.4 oz (233g) / 1 yearNo
Yapster TM-YP100A
Padded headband / 40 mm drivers / In-line Volume Controls / Frequency response 20 – 20.000 Hz / Over the EarDrop down boom / Frequency response 30Hz-16KHz2 x 3.5mm / 5.5ft / 1 yearNo