Listen up! 5 gaming headsets vie for sound supremacy

At a Glance

Logitech offers a cheaper solution for 7.1 surround sound by ditching some bells and whistles and keeping what makes their premium headsets great.

Price when rated: $79.99

Pros

  • Affordable 7.1 surround sound
  • Comfortable and durable cloth material
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Unappealing colors
  • No customizable G-Keys
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At a Glance

The Astro A40s are the all-encompassing headset for every console, PC, and MP3 player and provides an unprecedented sound experience when paired with the MixAmp Pro.

Price when rated: $249.99

Pros

  • Comfortable and customizable
  • MixAmp Pro delivers awesome surround sound
  • Works with all consoles, PCs, and MP3 devices

Cons

  • Complicated setup
  • Messy wires
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At a Glance

The new Siberia Elite headset from SteelSeries is not only gorgeous but one of the best-sounding devices on the market.

Price when rated: $200

Pros

  • Extremely comfortable
  • Powerful sound

Cons

  • Relateively expensive
  • Mediocre microphone
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At a Glance

Ozone's Rage RT is a great headset for the budget-minded gamer who needs a lightweight and comfortable headset.

Price when rated: $41.99

Pros

  • Aggresively priced
  • Detachable microphone
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Feels cheap
  • Loose headband
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At a Glance

The SteelSeries Flux In-Ear Pro is the perfect option for high-quality gaming or music listening while on the go—if you can afford the premium price tag.

Price when rated: $129.99

Pros

  • Easy to use for mobile gaming
  • Plenty of comfortable ear tip options

Cons

  • Expensive for earbuds
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