Whether you are enjoying your game online or offline, the hardware that you use greatly determines the experience that you will have. For many people, this user experience comes from the game controllers and headsets that they use. If you are thinking about buying a new headset for your PC, then below are some of the top gaming headsets available for you in 2016.
Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum
Logitech is an influential name when it comes to a number of PC hardware, and again, it shows up here in the headsets lists. This is a wireless headset that actually justifies its price range. It comes with a USB receiver and several wired connection options. It has extensive equalizer settings that you can customize and even create game profiles on your PC. It even has colored lighting that you can customize according to your gaming preferences. If you are looking for something with an excellent sound quality and sturdy, comfortable design, then this is the headset for you. Unfortunately, it does not come with a case or stand.
Astro Gaming A50 Wireless Headset
Both sound and the ability to communicate with your allies and enemies are important to any gamer. Even though it is one of the most expensive headsets out there, its price range is justified when you look at the experience it offers. With controls just under the ear cups, it delivers excellent sound quality. It comes with a mixamp that acts as a receiver, transmitter, and charger. It is also intelligent enough to turn off when no sound is coming through after a few minutes in order to save the battery. Unlike the Logitech G933, thus, one has a stand for both the headset and mixamp.
Plantronics RIG Surround
Plantronics is also a renowned headset manufacturer, and that is why this list must have the Plantronics RIG Surround. What is interesting about this headset is the price tag and the quality of sound it gives. Priced just below $100, it is comfortable with an excellent microphone. It has an added benefit of a mixer and a connection that easily lets you switch between voice chat on your game and calls on your phone by pressing a button. Lastly, it supports a 7.1 channel audio surround system.
Skullcandy PLYR 1 Gaming Headset
Skullcandy headsets are known for their quality bass output, and this is no exception. Apart from that, it has an optical audio pass-through feature. It has a charging base that doubles up as a stand when the headset is not in use. Even though it does not deliver true surround audio, it is not easy to tell it apart from monsters like the Astro A50.
Razer Tiamat 7.1
This is another headset that was manufactured to fix a common issue with most gaming headsets, lack of bass. It boasts of 7.1 channels surround sound and excellent bass response. Its microphone is hidden under the left ear cup and lacks controls on the headset itself. Instead, it has an in-line control box with numerous buttons. It also stands out given the quality of sound it delivers when playing at maximum volume.
Gaming headsets can be the difference between enjoying your games and just passing time. Luckily, now you know the top headsets available on the market that will go a long way in making you a better gamer.
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