Best Gaming Headsets 2012 | Top 10 Gaming Headphones 2012

Checkout the list of some of the best gaming headsets/headphones available for hardcore gamers. Note that along with PC, some of these can also be used with Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 (PS3).

Astro A40



Astro A40 is a gaming headset for those who don’t know the word “compromise” when it comes to their gaming experience. This technical masterpiece has been designed to handle the noisy or crowded environments such as those in gaming cafes. As the headset has been designed specifically for gamers, you can have a comfortable gaming experience for multiple hours without any strain on your ears. Thanks to its external noise blocking capability (both in microphone and headphones) you will have a seamless experience with your teammates during a fast-paced multiplayer game. The only downside is its exorbitant price tag but those, like mentioned earlier, who cannot compromise on their gaming experience, will find Astro A40 headsets extremely irresistible.

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SteelSeries 7H



Any hardcore gamer must have heard about SteelSeries as it is quite a popular name because of the company’s splendid gaming peripherals. Among them, the SteelSeries 7H is their leading gaming headset due to its superb sound quality and simple design. Keeping in mind the requirements of a professional gamer, this headset will surely aid you in your journey towards having a wonderful gaming experience.

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Sennheiser PC 330 G4ME



Sennheiser PC 330 G4ME is the less-expensive version of the popular Sennheiser PC 360 G4ME headset developed by the industry’s well renowned Sennheiser Electronic Corporation. Though a bit cheaper as compared to other top rated gaming headsets, it has all the ingredients that a pro-gamer would want in his/her gaming headset (minus the design). The best thing is that the masterminds behind this headset has developed it with a balanced approach so you will be, at-least, feel content with every aspect if not excited. So if you want a quality gaming experience without disturbing your monthly budget, this headset is for you.

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Turtle Beach Ear Force Z6A



This headset is for those who are not looking for a high quality sound experience but for extremely high quality one. Equipped with eight speaker system, this headphone can deliver the true 5.1 surround sound. A small complaint, though, has been forwarded by few regarding its design as they found it a bit uncomfortable. Anyway, still it is one heck of an investment if you want a high-quality gaming experience.

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Astro A30



Lightweight, adorable design, high-rate performance; say hello to Astro A30. This headset is for those who are always on the go and want something mobile. With decent performance and affordable price, Astro A30 can be wise choice.

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SteelSeries SIBERIA V2



Quality audio output, comfortable design, adorable outlook, and affordable price; time to checkout SteelSeries SIBERIA V2, the next generation of award winning SIBERIA headset. Just like its predecessor, SIBERIA V2 is also said to have all the ingredients of a high-quality gaming headset, with the added advantage of a reasonable price. So if you are looking for a decent headset without compromising your budget, V2 is definitely for you.

Plantronics GameCom 777

Plantronics GameCom 777 is a decent gaming headset that will make you feel satisfied if not excited. The design is fine, the audio output is good, and the price is quite reasonable. So give it a try if you are looking for a decent device without making any changes to your daily budget.

Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Sigma



Creative Technology is a well renowned name when it comes to audio device development. In the list of top gaming headsets, they have their Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Sigma in the list. It comes with software so that you can adjust the audio output according to your needs. Whether you are watching a movie, listening to your favorite music, or playing your favorite FPS, you can adjust the sound according to the demand of the situation. So considering the price tag along with its performance, Tactic 3D Sigma is a good choice for any pro-gamer.

Logitech G35



Logitech is a very popular name when it comes to PC gaming peripherals. Like every other hardcore gaming equipment, they have a decent gaming headset that can satisfy the needs of hardcore gamer. It is loaded with “G keys” so you can program them to perform some frequently called functions without any hassle. The headset has been targeted to a rather young audience so if you feel you are the “one”, give it a try.

Razer Megalodon



Razer is, without any doubt, a very big name in the gaming arena. Whether its gaming mice, keyboards, or other accessories, Razer has a presence in every category. And when it comes to top quality gaming headsets, it’s ridiculous to think that Razer wouldn’t have a product or two in the list. The headset which we have under consideration is the dashing Razer Megalodon. As expected, quality is not an issue with this headset; it’s the price tag which can make you think twice before making a decision. But if “quality has no price” is your slogan, Razer Megalodon is a wise investment then.

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