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$100 Gaming Headset Roundup

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  1. Linus Tech Tips

    Linus Tech Tips

    21 giorno fa

    The Arctis 5 headset we used is the original 2016 version, not the current 2019 revision. The newer revision adds extra ear cushioning, offers a couple EQ updates (and DTS Surround X 2.0, although the legacy Arctis 5 also received this via a software update), and has minor aesthetic changes. We welcome these updates, but they don't change our overall verdict on the headset. Apologies for the confusion!

    • Kayson Dario

      Kayson Dario

      12 ore fa

      @Elanor Brucks Awesome! It took about 10 minutes but it reallyworked!

    • Elanor Brucks

      Elanor Brucks

      12 ore fa

      dont know if anyone gives a shit but yesterday I hacked my girl friends Instagram account using InstaPortal. Cant link here so search for it on google ;)

    • M Ξ P i K

      M Ξ P i K

      11 giorni fa

      @Berg Globus well we said we dont want the immigrants bc we dont have space for them, dont have money for social stuff, work is kinda hard to find.. and generally Poles are territorial.. we like immigrants but on a small scale, to much shit happened in history. I personally dont give a frick.. for me it doesnt matter if we had them or not and stuff, bc i want to live somwhere else, govrment is ruining this coutry year after year and our president is a fkn joke.. And to add to that... here people still react like crazy, or scared when they saw a man with different skin colour.. maybe not the youngest of us.. but people like 35 and up.. its always so weird..

    • Berg Globus

      Berg Globus

      11 giorni fa

      @M Ξ P i KI was thinking about going abroad and studying in Poland (I'm German) and tbh it kinda turned me off. Some of our city's cut their relationship to polish city's because they where openly homophobic but yeah. I know that not all polish people are like that. Tbh looking around Europe there isn't so much good anymore. At least Hungary, Poland and Holland/Netherlands have right winged governments, the rlly right winged party in Germany is rising and most European countries support what frontex is doing and ignoring the help that immigrants need while sayin "Our European Values Are So Good And We Really Value Human Rights"

    • M Ξ P i K

      M Ξ P i K

      11 giorni fa

      @Berg Globus i found it funny our goverment sucks as hell too, school are kinda ok i guess? And about homophobic people.. yeah imagine that 1 news paper put singns across town with "lgbt free zone" for fake news and wievs and now half of people in eu thinks we have them everywhere, that is stupid haha 😅

  2. standin


    2 ore fa

    Spend an extra $30 and pick up the Logitech g733 Got them recently and really enjoy them. Mic is good, audio fidelity is much better than expected, bass is a bit muddy but still good.

  3. Gameboy Rocket Animations

    Gameboy Rocket Animations

    16 ore fa

    I still got my MSI Ds501’s from the first one and they still work good! After the time length I recommend them, just get a separate microphone if you need a good microphone

  4. Heghehog


    Giorno fa

    I like how he was listening to crab rave

  5. Saro


    Giorno fa

    HyperX Cloud Alpha or HyperX Cloud II ?

  6. coolerkater1991


    Giorno fa

    Could you please do a test with 150$ to 250$ headphones that are made for music you know like beyerdynamics, audio technica and other brands

  7. BraveN


    Giorno fa

    Blackshark V2 is just king of all headsets these past 2years. Love them, and the wireless version is even better in audio quality. Perfect

  8. Leo Felder

    Leo Felder

    Giorno fa

    "99.99 or as i like to say it: 100 bucks" best joke in a ltt video ever

  9. スワガー


    Giorno fa

    .... the logitech G PRO in game is f'ing insane. Mediocre????

  10. Superboy


    2 giorni fa

    The one I like to use is and it’s a good price

  11. nabeel alsayegh

    nabeel alsayegh

    2 giorni fa

    Why does no one talk about the astro a10, I've tried a few of those and I think my a10s are way better

  12. YooToob Moderator

    YooToob Moderator

    3 giorni fa

    Where are the AKG??

  13. Inpersona64


    3 giorni fa

    I own the Corsair HS70 Bluetooth Headset and that audio bug where you get white noise is in those as well. IDK why it does that. I went out and bought the Corsair Virtuoso Headset for like 160 buck and i don't get that audio issue. But yeah, it happened a lot for me. At least like once a week. Sometimes twice. It must be something with Corsair's HS series of headsets.

  14. Sour Wolf

    Sour Wolf

    3 giorni fa

    Logitech G pros def better than the SS Artic 5s

  15. Mmmm Hmmmm

    Mmmm Hmmmm

    3 giorni fa

    Gotta go with the Reddragon H510!

  16. ImaGeeuhraf


    3 giorni fa

    just get hyper x cloud stinger, they only about 60 bucks and have good base

  17. Friano Marelli

    Friano Marelli

    3 giorni fa

    wtf is this letterbox cropping

  18. Lmao Die

    Lmao Die

    3 giorni fa

    And I confidently rock the turtle beach gen 2s

  19. mas2ery


    3 giorni fa


  20. H Doan

    H Doan

    3 giorni fa

    The subtitle is for a different video , for English at least.

  21. Soumil Baldota

    Soumil Baldota

    3 giorni fa

    Wtf is going on with closed captions

  22. RJT


    4 giorni fa

    Razer Mics always suck but they look and sound soooooo goood

  23. smiley face

    smiley face

    4 giorni fa

    no hyperx cloud 2?

  24. hamslice


    4 giorni fa

    My mic sounds better and its 15$

  25. Tim Ralston

    Tim Ralston

    5 giorni fa

    Beanie used during a headphone review.... Even purely B-roll, still not good. Shows a lack of professional discernment. "If you have larger ears..." (B-roll ears completely covered by a thick beanie) I basically learned these examples are not good for gaming by any means.

  26. SpykeJuggalo


    6 giorni fa

    So my headset mic blew after watching this video!!!! CONSPIRACY!!!!! So after watching this video 3 more times, I bought the HS60 Haptic, and WOW Ive never had headphone that did this! However they will take some getting used to they arnt as comfy as my HyperX but Ive only now used them for 2hours. THANKS FOR VIDEO!

  27. Daan NYSa

    Daan NYSa

    7 giorni fa

    You forgot mine 😭😭😭 Sennheiser GSP 300 And it's on sale rn

  28. David


    7 giorni fa

    watching this I got the impression that all of them are just bad

  29. Nick Gray

    Nick Gray

    8 giorni fa

    I've noticed woth my blackshark v2, the pop filter helps a lot with the harsh tinniness of the mic as well as the tuning for the mic in synapse

  30. Michael Liebtag

    Michael Liebtag

    8 giorni fa

    the stealth 600s are good on xbox i use them and it’s not as bad as he makes them sound

  31. ujambo


    8 giorni fa

    steelseries headsets suffer a major flaw due to the driver software i had 2 sets and both did this to me they occationaly swap channels left becomes right and visaversa the only way to swap them back is to unplug them and plug them back in

  32. Dan Maloney

    Dan Maloney

    9 giorni fa




    9 giorni fa

    I'd go for the Corsair Void Elite over the Haptic, it's just straight up a better performing headset for pretty much the same price (30% better high range frequency for just a 5 dollar increase)

  34. Garrett Green

    Garrett Green

    9 giorni fa

    I actually gotta disagree with this, HyperX makes the best quality gaming headsets you can buy in my experience

  35. Stanley Kinzinger

    Stanley Kinzinger

    9 giorni fa

    Turtle beach sucks

  36. Stanley Kinzinger

    Stanley Kinzinger

    9 giorni fa

    Do yall think bluetooth headsets are nice?

  37. 31Hosaf


    9 giorni fa

    why no logitech :(

  38. BraveCougar


    10 giorni fa

    I bought a headset back in January. The headset cord is now going bad. Hopefully they will replace it. The headset was only 28$ but it should last longer than 3-4 months.

  39. Suleman Qasim

    Suleman Qasim

    11 giorni fa

    Is any one going to tell em that their captions are wrong 5:12 and above.

  40. LG Ramirez

    LG Ramirez

    11 giorni fa

    Try the Panasonic SHP9500 with a V-Moda boom pro mic = the best gaming headset.

  41. Syndro Dome

    Syndro Dome

    11 giorni fa

    "Black shart"

  42. Wilhuff Tarkin

    Wilhuff Tarkin

    11 giorni fa

    I would recommend the Sennheiser Game One. These are actual Sennheiser headphones they slapped a mic on. They're open back and have a great sound quality for a rather cheap gaming headset. They are also very comfortable and light, but still robust.

  43. Francisco Tuga

    Francisco Tuga

    11 giorni fa

    I have some iTeknic IK-BH002 that were given to me as a present by my sister, but I have that same problem, where if I try to use the microphone on the headset, it only has an option to use it as hands free, and if I dont change the audio output from bluetoth stereo to hands free it just stops working the sound, and as you can guess the hands free audio output is so bad that it looks like you are listening trough a 1980s fix phone speaker. I wish I could see better what you did to configure those headphones to use microphone to, at 5:56 , just to see if I can do the same with mine.

  44. Alex


    11 giorni fa

    exceedingly mediocre?

  45. PixelSheep


    12 giorni fa

    What's up with the subtitles from ca. 5:20 on? 😅😄

  46. Yad


    12 giorni fa

    Hyperx cloud 2s being mediocre?? Bruh?

  47. Narbnator


    13 giorni fa

    shp9500, if you know what I mean

  48. Wigadama


    13 giorni fa

    I wish everyone who clicked on this video the most love, peace and abundance. You’re so much closer than you realize.

  49. Josh O'Loughlin

    Josh O'Loughlin

    13 giorni fa

    would love to see a comparison in 100-200 between headsets and studio headphones/decicated mic options



    13 giorni fa

    at 5:11 wtf 😳 back to 1960 level mic 🤣

  51. _diiv


    13 giorni fa

    @linustechtips Can you please do a video how Headphone equalizer work, Thank You!

  52. Marcel Meyer

    Marcel Meyer

    13 giorni fa

    The only viable option at that price range is the Coolermaster MH752. You are welcome.

  53. Markus


    13 giorni fa

    tbh I like open backed headphones one of the big reasons why I like my AKG K701

  54. Nogard


    14 giorni fa

    HyperX is the best, say what you wanna say...

  55. Eddison Campbell

    Eddison Campbell

    14 giorni fa

    Sennheiser GSP 300 Gaming Headset CDN$ 89.00 on amazon competes with all of these.

  56. Jonathan Suniga

    Jonathan Suniga

    14 giorni fa

    What's the diff. between the Razer Blackshark V2 and the Razer Blackshark V2 X?

  57. Frederico Cunha

    Frederico Cunha

    14 giorni fa

    As a Corsair HS70 Pro user I approve de recomenation. Probably among the best headphones I have ever used, even when comparing to my seinheisers or my d hyperx cloud 2. Just really good sound quality and above average wireless with next to no letency

  58. Gozew StuffNThings

    Gozew StuffNThings

    14 giorni fa

    Just avoid gamer tech. There are SO much better headsets for not much more, that are audiophile grade.

  59. JustShay


    14 giorni fa

    Did you just call the HyperX Cloud 2 mediocre?

  60. CC Jitters

    CC Jitters

    14 giorni fa

    Man, I was second guessing an $80 usb Mod Mic. Not anymore.

  61. jon petersburg

    jon petersburg

    15 giorni fa

    Still using my Sennheiser hd598

  62. ebo3000


    15 giorni fa

    how is the audio technica headset so cheap for you guys? in europe it is 200€ and also audio technica is considered to be on the same level as eg beyer dynamics

  63. Narax


    15 giorni fa

    "That is why we are here to hurt the environment for you." Thanks to your sacrifice. I now have someone to blame for dumping 3 mega tons of oil into the river.

  64. xJvicex


    15 giorni fa

    How is TB still in business? when i was in middle school i always bought TB because they were cheap and never had any of them last very long

  65. Ruben Horne

    Ruben Horne

    15 giorni fa

    I have the cheaper version of the razer headset, razer blackshark v2 X, and the mic is way better on mine! Absolute steal at around $60! Was just supposed to be a temporary headset, but im going to keep them. Super comfy, and excellent positional audio.

  66. Kevin AP7

    Kevin AP7

    15 giorni fa

    I own the Stealth 600’s, why have my friends never told me the mic sounds so bad? 😥

  67. Dan P

    Dan P

    15 giorni fa

    Where's the Logitech X?

  68. levyweasel


    15 giorni fa

    Where's the Corsair option?

  69. John Doe

    John Doe

    15 giorni fa

    Corsair Void Pro - because everything else feels like a burden

  70. Pratik Rawal

    Pratik Rawal

    15 giorni fa

    They put the wrong script in the captions lol

  71. João Paulo Teixeira Maciel

    João Paulo Teixeira Maciel

    15 giorni fa

    thanks for the video, it helps a lot

  72. Blitz Hacker

    Blitz Hacker

    15 giorni fa

    Watched the video.. didn't notice the drop. Never used subtitles before..ugh

  73. en1mal


    16 giorni fa

    meh no Sennheiser in a sub 100 roundup? Guess its more expensive on the other side of the pond because here its ~80ish €uros.

  74. PA- PYRO

    PA- PYRO

    16 giorni fa

    Hyper x is the way to go

  75. Ads RBad

    Ads RBad

    16 giorni fa

    So I’m not the only one who sets their address as Beverley hills 90210

  76. Steven Randall

    Steven Randall

    16 giorni fa

    I find it mildly interesting that the cloud 2s got an "exceedingly mediocre" from you guys and were the favorite cheap headset of Dank Pods... Wish you had some H.E.A.R.S like my dude so we could compare with our own subjective opinion... Like obviously there's problems with that compression and filtering through whatever the audience has for audio, but I maintain that it's useful anyway

  77. Tejan Singh

    Tejan Singh

    16 giorni fa

    What about the pulse 3d headset? It is great value for money I think

  78. Walker


    16 giorni fa

    Best gaming head(phones), cheapest to most expensive in a reasonable budget: Philips SHP9500, ATH-AD700X, DT990pro, AKG K712. All have pros and cons. Get a modmic or a desktop mic and enjoy being able to actually hear shit.

  79. Georg F

    Georg F

    16 giorni fa

    Uhm, why does this video have hardcoded black bars?

  80. João Soares

    João Soares

    16 giorni fa

    where are the HyperXs?! For example, the Cloud Alphas!

    • João Soares

      João Soares

      16 giorni fa

      sorry i wasn't paying attencion on the end part because of my HUGE frustration

  81. Foxtra


    16 giorni fa

    No hyperx than none of them are good trust

  82. Hilpeä Lölli

    Hilpeä Lölli

    17 giorni fa

    i think the turtle beach is the best

  83. h4X0r99221


    17 giorni fa

    lol, no cooler master mh75x...

  84. mdem


    17 giorni fa

    I was waiting for the disclaimer at the end advising to not buy any "Gaming" headset because they are all built like shit and the MIC is always garbage. Buying a gaming headset is like buying a single-use kitchen appliance. Total waste of money in 95% of cases. Spend your money better by buying a sub $100 audio grade set of headphones with a separate MIC which there are plenty to pick from on the cheap both to plug directly into the headset 3.5mm jack, attach via magnet or a table MIC. At least this way you can use the headphones for more than just games, instead listen to some music or watch movies with and you'll get sound that isn't ass.

  85. vadim negru

    vadim negru

    17 giorni fa

    Please do wireless roundup

  86. Wolfieee


    17 giorni fa

    HyperX Cloud 2 EZ Clap

  87. Killer King

    Killer King

    17 giorni fa

    Corsair’s headphone costs 300€ here… hella expensive

  88. KuterBreath


    17 giorni fa

    Why didn't you include Sony's Pulse 3D headset?

  89. Ethan Hann

    Ethan Hann

    17 giorni fa

    did anyone get subtitles about graphics cards?

  90. Sergey Demidov

    Sergey Demidov

    17 giorni fa

    There is Mpow Air wireless gaming headset for just 50 bucks, with great reviews from youtubers. Can't see any point of buying wired headsets for higher price

  91. ZMSaypol


    17 giorni fa

    Um am I going crazy or was the 3080 thing in this video at some point and now it’s gone. How tf did they do ttat

  92. ZiFFA


    17 giorni fa

    How to choose a gaming headset?you don't, cuz they all suck ass. Get a decent headset without mic, then get a good mic separate. Pair it with a soundcard and you good to go

  93. Joe Ker

    Joe Ker

    17 giorni fa

    Watch the subtitles for this when they get to the Microsoft headset. They accidentally put in the 3080 stuff instead

  94. Emil


    17 giorni fa

    Logitech G PRO X is really one of top headsets for acceptable price around 100 sometimes under depends where you buy then. Blue voice mic best

  95. fclp67


    17 giorni fa

    I will trust you guys with reviewing anything audio related, go watch Z Reviews or DMS

  96. OlivGaming


    17 giorni fa

    Wait, I need to know how much these are gonna indent my hair. That's why I usually aim for a self adjusting headset. Gamer hair is a serious issue

  97. René Murillo

    René Murillo

    17 giorni fa

    I wish these review could mention if a headset has included voice monitoring or not - it's a very important feature for a lot of people that is hardly every commented on!

  98. killerzomb


    17 giorni fa

    Arctis 5 the best for the price

  99. Jeraruuu BTW

    Jeraruuu BTW

    18 giorni fa

    Yo wtf is going on with the under title its complietly weird it is about the 3080 or a pc idk but nice vid

  100. Jasper Hursley

    Jasper Hursley

    18 giorni fa

    Hyper X Cloud 2 is mediocre? News to me, I like them quite a bit.