Plantronics Rig 500E

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The Plantronics Rig 500E (check out my review) are one of my favorites headsets to come out this year. It was the first of its kind in being a modular headset dedicated to the eSport enthusiast. From swappable ear cups to headbands and more in the future, the Rig 500E offer amazing comfort and sound for a reasonable price of just $150, which includes both sets of ear cups.

*Compatible with PC/Xbox/PlayStation

Astro A40 TR Headsets

 

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The all new Tournament Ready (TR) headsets from Astro Gaming provide the best in professional gaming audio. With swappable Closed or Open back ear cushions, you will be able to enjoy any type of sound for any type of gaming environment. The audio has been fine tuned by Audio engineers to get the best out of popular titles such ass Halo, Call of Duty, CS: GO, and more. The Astro A40 TR Headset and MixAmp Pro TR retails for $250 and will sure be at the top of any hardcore gamers’ Wish List.

*Compatible with PC/Xbox/PlayStation

SteelSeries Siberia 800 (Formerly H Wireless)

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The SteelSeries Siberia 800 (formerly H Wireless) are still hands down one of my favorite headsets to use, not only for gaming but for all multimedia purposes. These headphones offer some of the best 7.1 Surround from any gaming headset and its wireless receiver is well worth the $300 price tag. Having it connected to your entertainment center makes the Sibera 800’s great for private listening.

*Compatible with PC/Mac/Xbox/PlayStation/Mobile

Logitech G633 & G933 Artemis Spectrum 7.1 Surround

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Logitech released the G633 and G933 Artemis Spectrum headsets which features 7.1 on both headsets, RGB customization, programmable G keys and either a wired or wireless option. The G633 is the wired of the two and will run for $150 while the wireless G933 come in at just $200. Both headsets are great for PC gamers and the RGB illumination adds that bit of personalization – especially when paired with other Logitech peripherals.

*Compatible with PC/Consoles/Mobile (The G933 also works for Home Theaters)

Plantronics Rig Flex LX

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Plantronics re-released their popular Rig headset with the Rig Flex LX, which now includes their special LX1 adapter for the Xbox One controller. This Flex LX headset is an absolute must for any Xbox One gamer on a budget. Great sound, superb comfort and amazing price of $50, this should easily be the go to for anyway looking to upgrade from their standard mic. The Flex LX also comes in a Special Edition model fine tuned for better game audio which is available only on Newegg.com as of now.

*Compatible with Xbox One

Polk Audio Striker P1

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Now for my PlayStation gamers on a budget, the Polk Audio Striker P1 mixes great rich Polk sound, with an awesome feeling premium headset. Coming just shy under $100 at $90, the Striker P1 is a great choice for a budget upgrade.

*Compatible with PlayStation 4/PC/Wii U