Hey! Gamers. Hope you all are doing fine. In this article, we are going to look at some good headsets for streaming. A good headset is a must for streamers, especially if are streaming games.
This guide is made after looking tons of headphones, We looked for headphones that could give good comfort while being durable to last long. And with good sound quality and good Mic quality. Because those are the things in headsets that a streamer needs.
After filtering many headsets, the following are the ones that made into our list for Best Headsets for Streaming.
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|SENNHEISER GAME ZERO||4.2/5||160.45||Check Price|
|HYPERX CLOUD II||4.4/5||99||Check Price|
|JBL QUANTUM 400||3.9/5||99.55||Check Price|
|STEELSERIES ARCTIS 3||4.3/5||69.99||Check Price|
|LOGITECH G433||4.1/5||56.95||Check Price|
1 Sennheiser GAME ZERO – Best Headset for Streaming
In terms of design, Sennheiser Game Zero has a black colored finish with a little red theme. The overall headset is made up of plastic material, which is flexible too. There is also a company branding on the top side of the headband.
The headband can be adjusted to fit your head properly. The earcups with this headset can be rotated sideways. And the headset itself is foldable. Sennheiser Game Zero headset is very durable and can last a long time with you, without any issue. The headset is of Closed-back and Over-ear design.
There is also a volume control slider present at the side of its right earcup.
Sennheiser Game Zero is excellent at comfortability. These headsets have nice padding of soft leather material cushion on both earcups and at the bottom of the headband. Furthermore, Sennheiser Game Zero is super lightweight so you are not going to feel any stress atop of your head.
These headsets can fit almost every head size even with glasses on.
Sennheiser Game Zero is a closed-back headset, which makes good room inside it earcups to give you a good feel of the game you’re playing. These headsets feature a wide range of frequency from 15 Hz to 28,000 Hz ( more than the capacity of a human ear) to produce large varieties of sound.
This headset has a good noise-canceling effect. Furthermore, it has a stereo sound effect which gives good positional accuracy in locating the source of the sound.
In general, sound quality is excellent. The sound is neat and clear, and the Bass with these headphones is good. And does its job more than enough to satisfy its customers.
The Microphone featured with this headset is non-detachable, flip-up, and flip-down design. Of course, the Mic gets mute if you flip it straight upwards. The Mic can be adjusted a little bit.
The capture quality of the Mic is very impressive. It can definitely be used for Gaming, Streaming, or Recording as well. There is no distortion or background noise in the captured noise, making this headset a good option for streamers.
The Microphone and cable are not detachable, so I would recommend handling them with care. Of course, it does means that they are not durable.
This headphone comes with split 3.5 mm Jacks, one for Audio, and other for Mic.
This headset supports multiple platforms that are; PC, Xbox, PS, Nintendo, and Mobile Devices.
- Frequency Response: 15 to 28,000 Hz
- Impedance: 50 Ohms
- Cable Length: 3 m
- Weight: 300 g
- Jack: 3.5 mm
- Type: Closed-back, Over-ear
Q1. Can I use Sennheiser GAME ZERO with my glasses on?
A1. Yes! you can use them with your glasses on without any discomfort.
Q2. If I am not mistaken, there are two variants for Sennheiser GAME ZERO, one is 50 ohm and the other 150. How can I check which one I’m getting?
A2. The answer to that question is very simple. The 150 ohms variant is named “G4ME” and the 50 ohms one is named “GAME”.
Q3. Is the Mic detachable with Sennheiser GAME ZERO and If not is it durable?
A3. No, the Mic is not detachable, and Yes! It is very durable.
2 HyperX Cloud II – Best Streaming Headset
HyperX Cloud II has a really good and relatively decent look. There is a red metal arm attaching the earcups and the headband together. The headband is adjustable and the earcups can be rotated a little bit to give you a proper fit.
There is also a company branding (as seen in the image) at the outsides of both earcups. The headset is very flexible and is able to withhold a lot of tension. Meaning this headset is very durable.
Now first, Hyper X Cloud II comes with two cushions for the earcup. One is of leather material and the other is of velvet material. The velvet material ear cushions are very comfortable, but they can make your ears warm. I would recommend using the leather ones because with them you can wear this headset for a long without any discomfort.
The headband also has a soft material padding at its bottom. There is no stress on both your ears and head with this headset.
The headphone does a tremendous job in terms of positional accuracy because of its 7.1 Surround Sound capability. HyperX Cloud II features 53 mm drivers that make sure you are getting a top-notch sound quality. There is also a good Bass present in these headphones.
The sound quality, in general, is very clear and full of details.
HyperX Cloud II features a Discord Certified detachable Microphone. The capture quality of the Mic is very appealing even without any Amplifier or Sound card. The capture quality is good enough for streaming, recording, or just Discord voice-chats.
HyperX Cloud II comes with a portable separate Amplifier (which is included in the box). The 3.5 mm jacks from the headset are plugged in the Amplifier and then the Amplifier goes into a USB plug. The Amp makes the sound quality go to another level.
HyperX Cloud II is capable of supporting multiple platforms, which are Xbox, PS, PC, Nintendo, and Mobile devices.
- Frequency Response: 15 Hz to 25,000 Hz
- Impedance: 60 ohms
- Drivers: 53 mm
- Connection: 3.5 mm + USB amp
- Cable Length: 1 m + 2 m extension
- Weight: 320 g
- Surround Sound: Yes (7.1)
Q1. Can I use the provided with HyperX Cloud II Amp with my Playstation?
A1. Yes, The Amp can be used with PC and PS since it plugs into a USB port.
Q2. Are the leather and velvet cushions included in the box with HyperX Cloud II?
A2. Yes, They are.
Q3. Is HyperX Cloud II a Closed-back headset?
A3. Yes, HyperX Cloud II is Closed-back and Over-ear headphones.
3 JBL QUANTUM 400 – Best Streamer
JBL Quantum 400 is made up of durable plastic material and has a matte black color finish. The headband is adjustable and has a lot of flexibility in it. There is also a JLB company branding at the top of the headband and the side of both earcups. The earcups can be rotated to give a proper fit.
There is also a control area present at the bottom of its right earcup. You can mute the Mic or change the volume of the sound from there. There is also a third slider button to control the volume of the Game sound and Teammates Voice sound.
Overall, JBL Quantum 400 is very durable and can be used for a long time with normal daily usage.
There is a padding of soft material at both the headband and the earcups. The material used for cushioning of the earcups is plush memory foam. The JBL Quantum 400 is also very lightweight which means you are not going to feel any stress on your head or on your ears.
Overall, JBL Quantum 400 is capable of giving a long and comfortable session without any discomfort.
The JBL Quantum 400 gives good accuracy in terms of the position of the sound produced because of its surround sound. Making them a good option for gamers. JBL Quantum 400 has good terms of Bass and the sound quality is very detailed, clear, and bright.
The headset has a frequency range of 20 Hz to 20 kHz paired with 50 mm drivers giving the best audio quality, like top-notch headphones.
These headsets give a good feel of the game to their users like you are in the game.
JBL Quantum 400 features a non-detachable and retractable microphone. The Microphone can be muted by either pulling the Mic straight up or by the Mute switch under the right earcup.
The Mic cancels are all the background noise and capture the clear and bright sound of the user. The capture quality is amazing
The headset itself is Discord Certified and is a good option for Streamer, Gamers, Recorders.
This headset features a 3.5 mm Jack cable and A USB input cable. Both can be used for using the headphone.
JBL Quantum supports many platforms such as PC, PS, Xbox, Nintendo, and Mobile Phones.
- Frequency Response: 20 to 20,000 Hz
- Impedance: 32 ohms
- Drivers: 50 mm
- Connection: 3.5 mm Aux Cable + USB input
- Weight: 280 grams
- Surround Sound: Yes
Q1. Are JBL Quantum 400 Over-Ear headsets or not?
A1. Yes, they are over-ear headsets.
Q2. Can I connect JBL Quantum 400 to my Cell phone through USB type C to USB type C cable?
A2. Yes, you can connect them that way.
4 SteelSeries Arctis 3 – Decent Looking Headset
In terms of design and build, SteelSeries Arctis 3 has a really nice matte black finish. The headset is simple and decent in general. The earcups with these headsets can be rotated sideways.
There are two separate headbands with this headset. One for adjustment and that can be taken out. And the other one for the support.
The Headset in general is very durable and is able to withstand a long period with breaking.
The headphone features padding of very soft material cushions on the earcups. The headband is also comfortable. The headset is also very lightweight which makes them even more comfortable.
SteelSeries Arctis 3 can be worn with the glasses on without any problem and can give you comfortable long gaming sessions.
SteelSeries Arctis 3 is capable of producing distortion less neat and clear sound because of its s1 speaker drivers. The frequency range with these headphones is also wide (20 Hz to 22 kHz).
SteelSeries Arctis 3 does a good job of locating the location of the sound produced. However, it’s not that good.
For drivers, SteelSeries Arctis 3 uses 40 mm drivers.
The main pro with these headphones is that their sound is very balancing with detail and clearness in them. In general, sound quality is very appealing.
SteelSeries Arctis 3 has a Discord Certified Mic, But not recommended for Streaming. Pair them up with a good microphone and they are good to go.
The Mic is bendable and can be pulled straight in the earcup.
There are some buttons present at the bottom of the left earcup through which switch Mic and control volume. There are also two plugs present at the bottom of the left earcup. One for USB type C to 3.5 mm cable and the other one for 3.5 mm to 3.5 mm cable.
This headset can be used on multiple platforms.
- Frequency Range: 20 Hz to 22 kHz
- Impedance: 32 ohms
- Drivers: 40 mm
- Connection: 3.5 mm to 3.5mm + USB type C to 3.5 mm
- Weight: 272 g
- Cable Length: 1.3 m
Q1. Can I use SteelSeries Arctis 3 with my Xbox One?
A1. Yes, you certainly can.
Q2. Is SteelSeries Arctis 3 good for streaming?
A2. Yes, they are. Just pair them with a good microphone and you are good to go.
Q3. I usually play games for more than 4 hours, will SteelSeries Arctis 3 get discomforting at that time?
A3. No, They are very comfortable and can give you up to 4 hours of gaming session without any discomfort.
5 Logitech G433 – Cheap Headset for Streaming
Logitech G433 is fabric covered black gaming headset. The headset is made up of plastic material, however, the earcups are covered in soft fabric. The headband is adjustable. The earcups are rotatable to fit properly. There is also a company branding on the outsides of the earcups. The headphone is good at durability, however not the best.
The headphone features padding of soft material at the bottom at the headband. The cushions on the earcups are also comfortable. Logitech G433 is also lightweight, adding that extra factor in the comfortability.
You can wear them for a long gaming session, however, the fabric used on the headphones can get irritating after 2 to 3 hours for some people.
Logitech G433 features 7.1 Surround sound and gives good positional accuracy of the sound. The sound quality in general is satisfying. The sound quality as compared to its price is very good.
There is also a DAC amp included with the headset which can increase the sound quality overall.
The Mic with Logitech G433 is detachable and Discord Certified. The capture quality is very good and it captures the sound with any noise from the background. However, you’ll need to boost the Mic from the settings for the best quality.
Logitech G433 Comes with a USB DAC Amp, Audio, and Mic jack separator.
It is capable of supporting multiple platforms.
- Frequency Range: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
- Impedance: 32 ohms
- Drivers: 40 mm
- Connection: 3.5 mm + USB DAC AMP
- Cable Length: 2 m
- Weight: 259 g
- Surround Sound: Yes (7.1)
Q1. Does the Surround sound with Logitech G433 work with the consoles?
A1. No, Console gets stereo sound. Only the PC gets the surround sound through DAC input.
Q2. Is there any warranty with the Logitech G433?
A2. Yes, there is a warranty card included in the box.
6 Honorable Mentions
6.1 Razer Kraken Kitty
- Excellent at comfort and durability.
- Excellent sound quality.
- Excellent Microphone.
I would rate them 10/10
In conclusion, These are top cheap headsets for streaming. All of them have good Microphone quality except for SteelSeries Arctis 3. Although the Mic with these headphones is great, I do recommend getting a separate microphone to get the best quality.
A Microphone is a must part for the streamers. As well as the sound quality. The headsets should also be able to give good long-lasting comfort for long gaming sessions. So that a streamer can get the best out of their stream.