Top 10 Best Gaming Headphones

1) HyperX Cloud2) Logitech G4303) Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Four4) Sony PlayStation Wireless Stereo Headset 2.05) Logitech G930
HyperX Cloud Gaming HeadsetBuy nowLogitech G430 Gaming Headset Buy nowTurtle Beach XO4 Headset Buy nowSony PlayStation Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0 Buy nowLogitech G930 Gaming Headset Buy now
Average User Rating (4.5 / 5) (4 / 5) (4.2 / 5) (4.4 / 5) (4 / 5)
Compatible WithPC, PS4, MAC, Mobile Phones, Xbox One (Xbox One stereo adapter required)PC & PS4Xbox One (Xbox One stereo adapter included) & Mobile devicesPS4, PS3, PS Vita, PC, MAC, Mobile devicesPC & PS4
WirelessNoNoPartly when used with Xbox OneYes

Battery life up to 8 hours
Yes

Battery life up to 10 hours
TypeOver-earOver-ear Over-earOver-earOver-ear
Audio QualityHi-Fi capable 53mm drivers7.1 surround soundHigh performance 50mm drivers7.1 virtual surround sound7.1 surround sound
Noise Cancelling MicrophoneNoYesNoYesYes
Micophone DetachableYesNoYesMicrophone built into headsetNo
On-Cable ControlsVolume control and muteVolume control and muteVolume control and mute (Controls on Xbox One stereo adapter included)Volume control and mute (On-headset controls)Volume control, mute and three programmable G-keys (On-headset controls)
Cable Length1m

2m extension cable (included)
2.33m0.9mWireless range up to 10mWireless range up to 12m
Connection Type3.5mm audio jackUSB or 3.5mm audio jack3.5mm audio jackUSB or 3.5mm audio jackUSB
Additional Ear Cushions1 x Set of velour ear cushionsNoNoNoNo
Warranty2 year3 year1 year1 year3 year
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6) Official Xbox One Stereo Headset7) Turtle Beach Ear Force X128) Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Fury9) Tritton Kama Stereo Headset10) Comm-Play CP-Pro2
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Average User Rating (4.2 / 5) (4.3 / 5) (3.8 / 5) (4.3 / 5) (4.7 / 5)
Compatible WithXbox One (Xbox One stereo adapter included) & Mobile devicesPC, Xbox 360, Mobile phonesPC, PS4, MAC, Smart devicesPS4, PS Vita, Mobile devicesPS3
WirelessPartly when used with Xbox OneNoNoPartly when used with PS4No
TypeOver-earOver-earOn-earOn-earOver-ear
Audio QualityPremium 40mm drivers5.1 surround sound40mm fullspectrum drivers40mm drivers40mm drivers
Noise Cancelling MicrophoneNoNoYesNoYes
Micophone DetachableNoNoYesNoNo
On-Cable ControlsVolume control and mute (Controls on Xbox One stereo adapter included)Volume control, bass control and muteVolume control and mute Volume control and mute Volume control and mute
Cable Length1m4.87mUSB cable - 1.8m

3.5mm cable - 1.2m
1m4m
Connection Type3.5mm audio jackUSB or 3.5mm audio jackUSB or 3.5mm audio jack3.5mm audio jackUSB
Additional Ear CushionsNoNoNoNoNo
Warranty1 year1 year2 year2 year1 year
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A Guide To The Best Gaming Headphones

Gaming headphones are designed to enhance your gaming experience, it’ll typically come equipped with high quality drivers and a microphone although some microphones are hidden as its built into the headset.

The audio and microphone quality will depend on how good the headset is, our table will break down the features so you can see what one would be the best gaming headphones for yourself.

Although most gaming headsets has a 3.5mm audio jack to enable you to use the headset to listen to audio from other devices too, if you’re at home this shouldn’t be an issue but some of the microphones don’t detach from the headset and even if it did using a gaming headset to listen to music in public is not really ideal as you may want something more stylish such as some wireless headphones.

 

Table Information

Our goal is to find you the best gaming headphone, so after analysing and researching each individual gaming headset, we’ve compiled that information into an easy to read top 10 best gaming headphones table.  The ratings are based on:

Price – Does the functions of the headset justify the price?  Of course the headsets which cost over £100 will usually have more features and be of higher quality but if there are other headsets on the market a lot cheaper with similar or slightly less features and quality then the expensive headsets won’t rank as high on our table.

Features  – What functions does the headset offer?  We’ll be carefully analysing the headsets which offer functions to make your life more convenient.

Usability – Closely related to features, can the headset be used for multiple purposes?  E.g – Can you also use it to listen to music from a mobile device?

Quality – What quality of materials has been used in the construction of the headset?