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Top 10 Rated Gaming Headsets 2014

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Gaming headsets are not solely for gaming; you can use them for listening to music, Skype, or chatting with friends. We selected our 10 favorite gaming headsets based on the following qualities:

1. Sharp, realistic audio
2. Surround sound
3. Comfortable to wear even for a long time
4. Good construction
5. Swiveling, padded ear pads
6. Blocks out ambient noise
7. Detachable or adjustable boom mic
8. Special features that enhance gameplay
9. Good value

2.4/5 GHz dual frequency
Compatible with Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
Rechargeable lithium polymer battery
15 hours of gameplay

Turtle Beach is introducing the Ear Force XP400, a headset compatible with the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The Ear Force XP400 uses the wireless Bluetooth…
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USB gaming headset
40mm drivers
9.8” x 4.4” x 13.2”
1.2 lbs.

This gaming headset from Creative Labs provides amazingly clear and immersive audio, something remarkable for a headset under $100…
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Logitech G930  9/10

Gaming headset with 7.1 surround sound
Advanced Dolby
Compatible with Windows PCs
9.8” x 9” x 4.3”
1.8 lbs.

Sound quality doesn’t get much better than this. This Logitech gaming headset works wirelessly with a USB recharging base that lets you recharge the headset as you play…
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Razer Carcharias  8.5/10

Gaming headset with circumaural ear pads
3.5mm jack
40mm drivers
4.3” x 8.7” x 10.2”
1.4 lbs.

Perhaps one of the most comfortable gaming headsets out there, the Razer Carcharias fits over the entire ear and is softly cushioned in all the places…
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Gaming headset for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360
Two 50mm speakers
10 Hz to 25 KHz frequency
348 to 364 grams

Not only does the Y-250 gaming headset from Thrustmaster sound great, but it looks great too. 50mm drivers are encapsulated in the ear cups to deliver a large sound for the best gaming experience. Highs and lows are reproduced accurately…
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Ear Force XP300  8.5/10

2.4/5 GHz dual band
Rechargeable lithium polymer batteries
15 hours gameplay

Turtle Beach, a company responsible for some of the highest quality wireless gaming console headsets, is introducing the Ear Force XP300…
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Creative HS-800  8.5/10

Gaming headset with detachable boom mic
40mm neodymium drivers
16.5” x 8” x 12.8”
1.1 lbs.

Swiveling ear cups make this gaming headset comfortable to wear even if you have a large or unusually shaped head. The ear cups are also softly padded…
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Gaming headset for PS3
50mm speakers
12-foot cable
USB powered
10” x 9” x 4”
1.4 lbs.

With the mic monitor on this Ear Force P11, you’ll hear yourself talking along with the sounds of the game. The headset fits comfortably…
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Ear Force X12  8/10

Gaming headset and amplified stereo sound
50mm speakers
USB powered
8.8” x 6.8” x 3.8”
1.4 lbs.

The Ear Force X12 from Turtle Beach is a high quality gaming headset for the reasonable price of $50.83. The ear pads are designed to fit comfortably…
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Universal gaming headset
3.5mm connector
2.2m cord
7” x 3.5” x 12”
10.4 oz.

A versatile headset from TekNmotion, the Yapster TM0YB100A lets you listen to music, Skype, play games, or chat with these comfortable over-the-ear ear pads…
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