Gaming Headsets

Forum discussion tagged with Gaming Headsets.
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    Killer Deal: Astro A40 TR Headset w/ MixAmp M80 Now Just $130

    Give your games a sonic boost with this discounted headset combo. Killer Deal: Astro A40 TR Headset w/ MixAmp M80 Now Just $130 : Read more
  2. Marshall Honorof

    Roccat Noz Gaming Headset Review: Good Enough for the Price

    The Roccat Noz sounds good in a game and feels pretty comfortable, but it's not the best headset in its price range. Roccat Noz Gaming Headset Review: Good Enough for the Price : Read more
  3. Marshall Honorof

    Review HyperX Cloud Stinger Wireless Headset Review: Great Sub-$100 Sound, No Strings Attached

    The Cloud Stinger Wireless nails just about every major selling point in a wireless gaming headset, but you can't customize it. HyperX Cloud Stinger Wireless Headset Review: Great Sub-$100 Sound, No Strings Attached : Read more
  4. Marshall Honorof

    Review Astro A40 + MixAmp Pro Headset Review: Great Sound Meets Great Customization

    The Astro A40 + MixAmp offers gorgeous sound quality and lots of customization options without getting overwhelming. Astro A40 + MixAmp Pro Headset Review: Great Sound Meets Great Customization : Read more
  5. Marshall Honorof

    Review SteelSeries Arctis 9X Headset Review: Great Sound, Wireless Frustrations

    The SteelSeries Arctis 9X provides great sound and a comfortable fit, but almost every new design decision comes with a drawback. SteelSeries Arctis 9X Headset Review: Great Sound, Wireless Frustrations : Read more
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    HyperX Cloud "Surround Sound" just sounds bad.

    I recently purchased the cloud revolver S which comes with a surround sound button. The base headset sounds fine, not an upgrade over the cloud alpha I had been using up to that point though, so the main selling point was that surround sound button. To me, when I turn it on, the sound just...
  7. J

    Headset Mic Not Working When Gaming

    Headset: Having this problem with MH752 and G633. I do not have this issue with the G930 or G430. All of these are USB headsets. Motherboard: Asus z170-a Problem: My mic works just fine when on my desktop, Steam, and surfing the internet when talking in Steam Voice, Discord, and Skype. When I...
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    Headset with mic and audio together with computer with audio and headphone jacks

    So i built a PC recently and coming from Xbox, I already owned a Hyperx cloud alpha that has the audio and mic in 1 3.5mm jack whereas my PC has the audio and mic jacks separate. I havent been able to find a solution or a cable such as 3.5mm to usb ect to fix this just wanted to know if anyone...
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    Looking for a best budget headphone under $50

    Hi, i wanna get a good budget headphone for gaming and some music like edm and clubbing music . I have 4 choices to pick Samson SR850 Superlux HD668B Supetlux HD669 Avantree Audition(black,red) Mpow 059 All price are same . Which one have the best sound for gaming and music ? And does it can...
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    What is the best gaming headset for me? (Ps4)

    Hello people, I need a gaming headset for my ps4. I especially play fps, so I really prefer true 7.1 surround audio. I also prefer good audio, a good mic and good comfort. I can game for hours. It’s not necessary for me, but it would be fun if I could listen too music with the headset. I noticed...
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    what do i do if i can´t hear out of my Billboard BB569 Performance Multimedia Headset when i plug it into my chromebook

    what do i do if i can´t hear out of my Billboard BB569 Performance Multimedia Headset when i plug it into my chromebook
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    Hyperx stinger core sound fix WIN 7

    Hey! I'm using Hyperx stinger core headset on PC with a splitter (headset is actually made for ps n xbox). The problem is with sounds. Bass sounds are over higher pitches, so basicly sounding ingame is kind of impossible. Can anyone recommend a good equalizer software for windows 7. (Equalizer...
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    Headphone static and distorted audio

    Hi! I'm having the following issue recently and ran out of ideas. Any help would be appreciated. My PC setup is the following: CPU: Intel Core i5 4460 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H Ram: 8 GB Kingston Hyper X SSD/HDD: Crucial CT250BX and a Seagate ST1000VX000 GPU: Gigabyte GV-R929OC-4GD R9...
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    Arctis 7 Charging issue

    Hello! So I just got the Arctis 7 2019 edition at Best Buy and I had them for almost a week now. At first when I would place them to charge, I didn’t focus on if it would show a Led or something to show that it is charging. And I was just wondering if the headset is just supposed to just not...
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    bluetooth headset mic doesn't work, but instead my built in laptop mic works

    Basiclly, I have a bluetooth Headset with a built in mic (JBL T460BT), but when i try to use it, it doesn't work, but my laptops built in mic works instead. I tried messing with the sounds settings, but nothing works, either my sound just disappears, or everything is all... how do i say this...
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    my headset won't work

    I have a headset with 2 plugs, 1 headset which is a jack and 1 microphone which is a usb, my computer (desktop) will recognize my headset jack, but it will give me the option for headset or mic and not both, if I plug in my USB, the computer will not even recognize it.
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    So I want to get into VR Gaming, and have some questions.

    Hey all. So I am looking for advice on getting into VR. My rig should be powerful enough. I have a i7 7700k 5.0GHZ OC and two GTX1080 TI EVGA FTW3 Hybrids as well. M.2 970 Samsung Pro and 4266MHZ Trident Z Ram. I been hearing about how new headsets are coming out and what not, and I am...
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    Siberia 840 problem

    Hello! My headset and transmitter don't pair together anymore and since they don't have warranty anymore i can't return them. I bought Asus USB-BT400 bluetooth adapter and the problem is that when i try to connect them with pc i have 2 options. - Hands-Free - Stereo If i choose Hands-Free...
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    Solved! Audio Not Working

    Ok, so I logged on one day to find that my computer was saying that there was no audio peripherals plugged in when there were. My Razer headset was plugged into the audio jacks. Now when I check the device manager under the sounds, games, and etc. tab everything is good. But, I have to copies of...
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    Solved! headphones picking up audio not mic

    so i can't seem to find anything on this anywhere. when i plug my headset (brand new) into the mic jack instead of the mic picking up my voice is the earphones. if someone could explain whats going on and what i can do to fix this odd occurrence. that would be great.
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    Which one for gaming

    I can’t decide which headset should i get but after along research i knew these the best i can get for my budget: Massdrop xSennheiser HD58X Jubilee/HD6XX Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO/880 PRO/770 PRO Audio Technica ATH-AD700x/AD900x/AD1000x AKG K7xx/712 Sennheiser 599/598 Philips x2hr/9500 i want to...
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    Headset's microphone doesn't work

    My new gaming headset's microphone doesn't work. Just bought a Redragon Lagopasmutus> it came in a normal package> its own package was a little bent on a corner(nothing big tho, might've been a little mistake)>I want to use it for a Laptop ASUS X555LB W10>bought a splitter for the new...
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    Tried Everything for my headset to work

    Hello, so I recently built a gaming computer, got all the drives and that downloaded, windows 10, but I noticed my head set was working then all the sudden it stopped, I noticed I did not have Realtek Audio Manager, but all their drivers are on my pc, so I tried uninstalling all then and...
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    Need help finding replacement wires

    I've looked for replacement wires with a male input and 2 male audio/mic for my sound blaster x headset. I've looked on ebay for replacement but I cant find one. anyone know where i could get me a replacement?
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    Choosing the right headset with good mic advice needed !

    Oke guys I do own a Youtube and a Twitch channel and I used my logitech g633 headset for gaming and recording videos. For some reason the mic of the headset is not working anymore and after trying every solution I have decided that the mic is dead (warranty time had passed) so I need to buy a...
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    Dual PC audio setup

    I am using a Blue yeti USB. A Artic 5 Steel Series USB headset. Xenyx Q502 USB mixer For some reason i cannot get the gaming pc to send the audio to the streaming pc, i feel like ive watched 100 different videos, ive done exactly what im told and still the audio either does not come, or it...
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    Mic Not Working

    My headset is plugged in to my laptop running windows 10. I can hear the game audio through the headset but the mic isn't working. I made sure that it wasn't broken so I went on my Xbox and the mic worked fine. When I go to the mic in Sound (Playback Devices) All I hear is a lot of static and...
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    Microphone not working after upgrade to Windows 10 Pro

    UPDATE: crazy stuff going on, after USB audio try and reinstalling drivers my messing finally gave some results. Look at 3rd post please, still need help as it works very inconsistently Hello, so due to the nature of upgrade (windows home -> pro) I can't revert it. I'm using laptop that has 1...
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    My KotionEach headset cant be found

    My wired kotion each headset wont be found by my computer. This was all fine before bit then my computer had a Windows update and it can't be found since. I need help
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    Left Right Audio Balance for PS4

    My hearing is worse on one ear, and I can't find an option to balance sound on PS4 like on Windows. Does anyone know any headset, amplifier(?), speakers or anything where I can change the left and right volume balance? Any help is appreciated.
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    Headphones don't show up under playback devices.

    Just got a new headset. I can plug it into my sound-card and it works very nicely, due to my sound-card showing up under playback devices. However I would like to be able to use the microphone. But when I plug the headset into the mic and audio ports, then nothing happens. Windows doesn't detect...
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    Microphone no sound with realtek

    My new PC came with Realtek HD Audio Manager. I am using a headset with an adapter. My mic works when I use the High Definition Audio Device driver but doesn't work with the Realtek one. With both of the drivers, I can hear a beeping noise in the background and I am trying to get rid of it. I...
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    I have a hyperX cloudflight headset for 2 days, yesterday i charged it over night and when i got home, i powered it on then of

    I have a hyperX cloudflight headset for 2 days, yesterday i charged it over night and when i got home, i powered it on then turned it off after about 2 minutes, and now nothing happens when i hold down the power button, ive tried lots of methods.
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    Hyperx cloud II mic volume can't be adjusted (stuck at 0dB)

    Yesterday I received my new hyperx cloud2. I plugged it into the USB adapter and plugged the USB into my computer. When adjusting the volume I found that the headset volume was adjustable on the adapter but the mic volume was not, I then went into window's recording devices and found that the...
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    Audio recording via Microphone

    I have seen usb microphones and then comes the mic of the gaming headsets.. most of the gaming headsets come with 2 3.5mm connector separately for mic and sound... but studio quality microphones are connected through usb. I’m asking which one sounds better as i dont know which have a better DAC...
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    When i use my mic in any communication app it makes a ugly sound on the left side

    So i got my spirit of gamer H70 "usb" and When i use my mic in any communication app it makes a ugly sound on the left side it happend before with another headset but i just deleted the driver an it was fixed but i dunno wut to do with this problem now
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    Default Bluetooth audio settings

    Hi. So I have used for a long time my old Bluetooth headphones, but now I bought some new headphones which plug in using the 3,5mm jack. Problem now is that I would like to get the audio quality same as the bluetooth headphones had. I know that it is about the equalizer settings (I have beats...
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    (Headset) ATH M50x's Left side ear does not work.

    my ATH m50 headset's left side does not work. 1. I've checked to make sure the wire plugs worked fine by replacing it. 2. I'm checking the insides of the headset and all the wires doesn't "seem" to be disconnected in any way unless it's something loose in between what i cannot see. Is there...
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    Hyper X Cloud Revolver S Microphone not working correctly

    I just purchased the cloud revolver S and im having an issue when i use the USB connection. When i use the normal audio jack the mic sounds great. When i use the USB connection that controls the surround sound and volume adjustments it causes my mic to sound awful. If anyone knows how to fix...
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    No voice leak

    Greetings. I've been trying to figure out best headphones / headset for gaming. My problem is that noise leak from my current g231 prodigy headset. I play only pubg on pc and i have set up volumes very high for obvious reasons. For example: i shoot enemy->noise leak-> friends hears...
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    Kraken Razor Tournament Edition audio quiet and NO direction

    The audio coming through this headset is suuuper quiet (I go for full game, headset and pc volume when playing games) but this is far beyond unreasonable. Also there is NO difference on the config option for the directional test sounds. The all sound exactly the same. anyone had this? hopefully...
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    PS4 Headset for answering calls while gaming.

    I'm on the lookout for a headset for the PS4 to replace my broken Turtle Beach PX4. The PX4 were connected to the controller so not completely wireless which I'm okay with. At the same time I was able to pair my phone to the headphones via bluetooth which enabled me to answer calls while...
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    Headset Mic Electric static noise problem

    As I was just browsing through the internet my I heard strange noises and figured out it was my headset mic. I tried my headset on my sisters pc and it was completely fine. Sometimes the noise goes out if I put it mess with the cable but it immediately comes back. I've never had this problem...
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    Static noise starts after i start anything that makes sound

    Brandnew headset CoolerMaster 750 makes no noise at all until i start a youtube video, videogame, a discordcall or basically anything that makes sound. Then static noise keeps going until I close the application/go to another site on the internettab. Does someone have any idea what might cause...
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    Static noise with Fiio K1 DAC and HyperX Cloud Alpha Headset

    Hello, I recently bought the HyperX Cloud Alpha headset. I'm usuing it with a fiio k1 amp/dac. The fiio k1 definetely improves the audio compared to my onboard audio (which is from an Asrock Ab350m motherbaord which according to its specs has a 'Realtek ALC887 Audio Codec'...
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    Cloud Flight Headset picking up certain sounds

    I have the Cloud Flight Headset and am using it on my windows 10 Gaming PC, my headset picks up sounds like windows notifications and such but when i use Discord, Google, Spotify etc. i hear nothing... Any one know what could be happening or how to help. PS i tried the headset on my macbook and...
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    Wireless headphones with external microphone?

    Hi guys, I currently have a August EP650 as my main wireless headphones, but i want to add a micrphone to it. The one i am looking for is a Hama voip micrphone (link below). the quality don't have to be amazing, and this one sounded pretty decent and very cheap. The headphones i am using only...
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    Looking for a headset with low clamp power and soft earmuffs (on ear preferred)

    Hi, I was looking for a headset for some time now but I still could not find the one that I want. I think I am very picky on this one because I had the Razer Megalodon for over 8 years and I loved it but it has finally given up on working and since they are not reproduced I cannot get another...
  49. kaotictherium

    Budget Headset/Headphones Under £80

    I'm looking for some headphones/gaming headset as my previous logitech G430s stopped working in one of the headphones. I do play a bit of games like CS:GO. I currently do have a USB Blue Yeti but without any boom arms or shock mounts and I rarely use it. Any recommendations are welcome, I...
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    Headset - right ear sound alot worse after dropped on floor

    Using Sennheiser Game Zero headset, and the right ear sound got alot worse after I dropped my headset on the floor (landing on right ear) I still hear on it, but significantly worse than the left ear. Ive checked the wires: And everything...
  51. red_wine

    WMR headset not detected after connecting. Driver fails to install.

    I'm having problems connecting my windows mixed reality headset (samsung odessey+) to my laptop (Acer predator helios 300) It should be as easy as plug and play but the laptop cannot detect/make it run. It appears on device manager with error code 31. The led on the headset blinks with no...
  52. Marshall Honorof

    Switch Voice Chat Lets Down Astro's Cool Zelda Headset

    The Astro Zelda: Breath of the Wild A10 looks great and sounds fine, but using it with Nintendo's online voice chat is still a pain. Switch Voice Chat Lets Down Astro's Cool Zelda Headset : Read more
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    Mic not working

    Have a new acer nitro 50-600 and bought onikuma k2 headset for my son and mic not working, the sound registers on test but not on fortnite, please help
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    Sennheiser game zero+ cloud 2 sound card?

    I have a sennheiser game zero headset for my pc and my brother has cloud 2’s for his ps4. I don’t need the mic on the headset. I use the headset for gaming and was wondering if I should use the cloud 2 USB sound card with my headset or plug the headphones into the front port of my case.
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    Where to find a similar aux to the ASTRO a10 gaming headset

    I have an ASTRO A10 headset but I do not know where to find an aux like the one that came with it. The regular 3.5 broke off and now I can't use it. Instead of buying a new headset I thought I could just buy a new aux cable as it can detach from the headset completely but to find the proper 4...
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    Left speaker stops playing randomly (2.1 speaker)

    Hello, I have a bug with my speakers where the left speaker doesn't play or randomly stops/starts the music. It's like if the signal is dropping for random periods of time. This happens when i unplug any aux cable that is connect to the speaker audio controller (it's just a pass through for a...
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    My Razer Kraken 7.1 v2 isnt working

    I went on my pc this morning and i noticed before i put headset on that the rbg lights on sides were not on then when i went on to synapse this came up there was no options to cahnge lights or anything just visit store and 2 other options anyone know what i can do i have reinstalled drivers and...
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    Logitech G430 Mic Volume Issue 2

    Hi there, just hoping some people that are more knowledgeable could help me out. Essentially I have my headset mic set to 100, which is fine other than the fact my friends can always here people sneezing downstairs or when I eat food they describe it as one of those ASMR videos where I'm biting...
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    help with mic and mixer

    I recently bought a shure SM7b and a Yamaha mg10xu mixer. My mic is not picking up my voice but my pcaudio. (like when I play a youtube video/ game it's picking that up but not my voice). I been trying to research online for over 2 hours. I'm completely lost. Someone please help me
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    Connect 2 pcs to a usb headset

    Hello peoples, I currently have two PCs that I used to output audio on both to a mixer and then connect to a 3.5mm headset to hear both PCs with one headset, but I recently upgraded to a usb surround headset and was wondering if there’s a simple way to hear two PCs on one usb headset at the same...