Best PC Gaming Headphones

Best PC Gaming Headphones

Purposed to create a world of yours - where you're free of the undesired sounds of day-to-day life - at the touch of a button, is what every noise-canceling headphone oughts to do. While a lot of them do just that, they might not sound as extraordinary as the Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones we recommend. Or it might not be as voguish as the well-performing elegant Bose 700.

I got the DT-770 Pro as a support for mixing, because unfortunately I do not currently have the opportunity to edit my room acoustically for my studio monitors. So now I use the speakers for the regular work, while I use the headphones for the delicate places where I have to work very accurately. To anticipate it: For this purpose, the headphones work great for me!

It was particularly important to me that the entire spectrum is reproduced as unadulterated as possible so that I can make the most accurate decisions, especially in the bass range. The headphones deliver this without any problems.

We've compiled a List of Best PC Gaming Headphones in 2020

Whether the advertised transmission range of 5 – 35000 Hz is maintained, I can not say, I don’t think any human could hear past 20000 Hz; however, all frequencies that are heard for me are played back and it goes damn deep!

​Audeze, one of the most prestigious brands of high-end hi-fi headphones, dived in March 2018 into the gaming industry with a new top-tier gaming headset for high-caliber players. The event was of enormous surprise and truly intriguing; Not only because of the blending of an elitist brand like Audeze with the medium of gaming, but also for the expectations which had arisen by the upcoming of an alluring pair of gaming headsets and the unreal promises they’ve made.

Ergonomics

It doesn’t take long to realize the majesty of Audeze Mobius sound once donning them on your ears. As one of the best gaming headset, the audio quality is the second most intriguing aspect after the immersive soundscape generated by the planar magnetic drivers and Waves Nx technology for 3D audio immersiveness.

Not only does the 100mm planar magnetic drivers emulate the most authentic immersive cinematic experiences, they also achieve an admirable level of precision and responsiveness. The complexity of the captivating, imacculate surround sound with the dramatic and vivid sounds filled with details make it almost impossible to take them off your head. The experience is truly addictive.

HyperX Cloud Alpha

Best Overall PC Gaming Headsets

Why we like it: Over the years, HyperX Cloud Alpha has received plenty of glory for being an outstanding budget gaming headset. It features a comprehensive frequency response that manages to reproduce sounds between 13 Hz and 27 kHz and, thanks to the 50 mm dual-chamber neodymium drivers, achieves a standard of sound that has often been raved for in the gaming industry. The successful recipe of HyperX can be enjoyed on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and various other platforms.

The minimal design is rather discreet and doesn’t resemble the quirky, eccentric appearance that most gaming headsets have. The acoustic performance is taken to the next level. By displaying a beautiful extension at both ends of the audio spectrum, the Cloud Alpha pulls off a detailed and broad musical scene that delivers a lifelike experience and allows you to immerse yourself into the action and gain as much insight from the auditory elements as possible.

The assembly is mostly made of plastic, but an aluminum-steel construction is used on the joints and the headband. As a result, the headset remains very light and still looks stable and robust. Its detachable microphone is of the highest quality we’ve run into, communicating with the Cloud Alpha gaming headset is fun and seamless, the Alpha is extraordinarily clear and is endowed with noise cancellation technology.

Key Features

  • Extremely complex and versatile
  • Accurate 3D audio imaging
  • Resourceful sound spectrum with excellent bass and crystal clear sound
  • Fairly precise detatchable microphone

Alternatives:

Upgrade:
HyperX Cloud Mix
Budget Version:
HyperX Cloud II

 

Sennheiser GSP 600

Excellent High-End Headset for PC Gaming for Professional Gamers

Why we like it: The headphones use dynamic drivers with neodymium magnet. Claimed sound reproduction frequencies from 10 Hz to 30 kHz. The audio performance of the Sennheiser GSP 600 is excellent, and since the GSP 600 is a high-end professional gaming headset, it is even more superior to that of the top pick, the Cloud Alpha.

The comfort is outstanding, too, with thick leather cushions. The Sennheiser GSP 600 gaming headset uses a non-removable microphone located on the left side. In general, I agree with the Sennheiser statement about the high quality of the microphone. Indeed, it records the voice well. The recording retains the timbre, dynamics, and details of speech.

We, therefore, have the right here to a well-controlled, precise, and above all, immersive sound rendering. These headphones subtly promote extreme bass to reinforce the sound base and to give more depth and impact to the bass. The seat is good. The timbres are well respected, we feel the impact and the depth of the bass, even if we have known more impressive on this last point.

Key Features

  • Extremely complex and versatile
  • Accurate 3D audio imaging
  • Resourceful sound spectrum with excellent bass and crystal clear sound
  • Fairly precise detatchable microphone

Alternatives:

Upgrade:
Sennheiser GSP 670
Budget Version:
Sennheiser GSP 350

Asus ROG Delta

Runner-Up: Premium PC Gaming Headphones with Cross Platform Compatibility

Why we like it: This helmet is clearly a very high-end product for people looking for excellence. This helmet, which has received HI-RES certification, is fitted with four DAC Hi-Res chips directly taken from the manufacturer ESS, a guarantee of excellence at first sight.

The QUAD DAC from EES. Simply put, a chip has the role of translating sounds. The Asus ROG Delta has four! The idea is that they are each dedicated to certain types of sounds: high, medium, low, and very low. This will allow you to have a clear sound and which will allow you to evaluate the distances involved.

Despite the weight of 387 grams, there is no excess pressure, because the headband is laid with a soft pillow and lined with artificial leather. Plump ear cushions completely envelop your ears and isolate from the outside world.

Aesthetically, this ASUS ROG Delta headset is sober, no cheap plastic, normal, you would say since we are on a high-end segment. The headband which comes to rest on the top of your head is covered with padded imitation leather. You will not feel it since these headphones remain very light.

Key Features

  • Extremely complex and versatile
  • Accurate 3D audio imaging
  • Resourceful sound spectrum with excellent bass and crystal clear sound
  • Fairly precise detatchable microphone

Alternatives:

Upgrade:

Budget Version:

 

Alienware AW988

High-Grade Wireless PC Gaming Headsets

Why we like it: The AW988 has some nice surprises in store for us in terms of sound performance. Overall, the sound rendering delivered is homogeneous, rather well defined and precise. They offer a softer and more balanced reproduction in the high-mid / treble, but they are stingy in the higher frequencies. Note that the wired (and therefore passive) use reveals the best of the headphones with an extremely well balanced and extensive rendering.

The headset in question boasts 7.1 surround sound with rich, according to the manufacturer, bass, as well as AlienFX’s proprietary RGB backlight. The AlienFX software, which offers 160 modes that are sharpened for specific games., looks no less rich. The headset is equipped with a folding microphone with a noise reduction system.

The battery capacity is 1200 mAh. This is enough for 15-16 hours without AlienFX backlight and for 8-9 hours with it. The microphone of the AW988 consists of a flexible intermediate part allowing it to be placed precisely and easily in front of the mouth. It cuts automatically when raised, but it is possible to do so by the dedicated button.

Verdict

Although Alienware is mainly invested in the commercialization of PCs or laptops intended for players, the manufacturer The result is a high-performance gaming headset that is pleasant to use in front of your own PC.

Key Features

  • Extremely complex and versatile
  • Accurate 3D audio imaging
  • Resourceful sound spectrum with excellent bass and crystal clear sound
  • Fairly precise detatchable microphone

Alternatives:

Upgrade:

Budget Version:

Alternatives

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