If you are a hardcore gamer then a hardcore headset is right up your alley. PC gamers know the importance of a quality headset. You know the importance of being able to hear the slightest sound, especially when digging into a multi-player shooter or a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). Every advantage you can get and that includes a quality headset.
Let’s take a look at five of the market best quality headsets. They are all winners, but we have rated them in our opinions below, but you as the expert gamer decide for yourselves.
Plantronics GameCom 777 Surround Sound Gaming Headset is off the hook with 5.1 Dolby surround sound. The echoes of action and excitement are heightened with this beauty. The open ear (cushioned) design allows you to hear background noises as well as the upfront in your face action. Build in microphone for ease of speak and keeps your hands free to mind the keyboard. This headset retails for ~$55.99.
AudioFX™ Pro 5+1 PC Gaming Headset is another fine piece of equipment that offers a USB 2.0 plug and play as well as the Dolby 5.1 surround sound. This set has vibration control and microphone mute (hands free). The open ear design is fully cushioned and provided solid stability. This headset retails for ~$67.99.
Siberia Neckband Headset takes a new approach in comfort. This amazing sound blaster rest on your neck with a state of the art built in microphone. The ears are 100% covered with this bad-boy, increasing your comfort and localizing the sounds of the game. Great sleek design and padded neck bar to add to your enjoyment. This headset retails for ~$89.99
Ultimate Pro Gaming Headset offers ergonomically fit earpieces that provide noise filtering and a microphone that is custom and provides noise cancelling. Designed for comfort and top-level sound transfer and surround sound performance the headset is built with durable and longevity in mind. This headset retails for ~$179.99
Astro A40 LMG Audio System is without question top of the line and made exclusively for the hardcore “professional” gamer. This headset is not for everyone, primarily because of cost. This awesome accessory provides crystal-clear sound through enhanced Dolby 5.1 surround sound. Can be adjusted to meet your comfort level padded and molded everything makes comfort only one of its goals. The A40 comes with a mix amp to create your own soundtracks to enjoy while in play. Supports all gaming consoles as well, retails for ~$249.99
There is a huge selection of PC gaming headsets available. Bottom line is, you, the gamer need to decide what you are looking for and what you want to get out of your headset. Of course, reality also sets in as to how much you are willing to or able to spend.