$100 Gaming Headset Roundup

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Looking for your next gaming headset under $100 to help you get the most frags? We've got you covered with this round up!
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  • The Arctis 5 headset we used is the original 2016 version, not the current 2019 revision. The newer revision adds extra ear cushioning, offers a couple EQ updates (and DTS Surround X 2.0, although the legacy Arctis 5 also received this via a software update), and has minor aesthetic changes. We welcome these updates, but they don't change our overall verdict on the headset. Apologies for the confusion!

    Linus Tech TipsLinus Tech Tips16 dagen geleden
    • @Berg Globus well we said we dont want the immigrants bc we dont have space for them, dont have money for social stuff, work is kinda hard to find.. and generally Poles are territorial.. we like immigrants but on a small scale, to much shit happened in history. I personally dont give a frick.. for me it doesnt matter if we had them or not and stuff, bc i want to live somwhere else, govrment is ruining this coutry year after year and our president is a fkn joke.. And to add to that... here people still react like crazy, or scared when they saw a man with different skin colour.. maybe not the youngest of us.. but people like 35 and up.. its always so weird..

      M Ξ P i KM Ξ P i K5 dagen geleden
    • @M Ξ P i KI was thinking about going abroad and studying in Poland (I'm German) and tbh it kinda turned me off. Some of our city's cut their relationship to polish city's because they where openly homophobic but yeah. I know that not all polish people are like that. Tbh looking around Europe there isn't so much good anymore. At least Hungary, Poland and Holland/Netherlands have right winged governments, the rlly right winged party in Germany is rising and most European countries support what frontex is doing and ignoring the help that immigrants need while sayin "Our European Values Are So Good And We Really Value Human Rights"

      Berg GlobusBerg Globus5 dagen geleden
    • @Berg Globus i found it funny our goverment sucks as hell too, school are kinda ok i guess? And about homophobic people.. yeah imagine that 1 news paper put singns across town with "lgbt free zone" for fake news and wievs and now half of people in eu thinks we have them everywhere, that is stupid haha 😅

      M Ξ P i KM Ξ P i K5 dagen geleden
    • @M Ξ P i K yeah... German people can be strange sometimes. Tbf our school isn't that good in teaching English... But still use translate than. I won't say most Germans are unlikable but they can be a bit distanced and we have a dangerously strong right winged movement and my government is pretty bad. So yeah a lot of people are not good. But I guess that's comon in Europe. Like so many countries are homophobic

      Berg GlobusBerg Globus5 dagen geleden
    • @Flav C except I'm from Europe, not America lmao

      Berg GlobusBerg Globus5 dagen geleden
  • Beanie used during a headphone review.... Even purely B-roll, still not good. Shows a lack of professional discernment. "If you have larger ears..." (B-roll ears completely covered by a thick beanie) I basically learned these examples are not good for gaming by any means.

    Tim RalstonTim Ralston6 uur geleden
  • So my headset mic blew after watching this video!!!! CONSPIRACY!!!!! So after watching this video 3 more times, I bought the HS60 Haptic, and WOW Ive never had headphone that did this! However they will take some getting used to they arnt as comfy as my HyperX but Ive only now used them for 2hours. THANKS FOR VIDEO!

    SpykeJuggaloSpykeJuggalo22 uur geleden
  • You forgot mine 😭😭😭 Sennheiser GSP 300 www.amazon.com/dp/B01KV3BB0S/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_imm_J8034NRKR4ZW1AYQVX03 And it's on sale rn

    Daan NYSaDaan NYSaDag geleden
  • watching this I got the impression that all of them are just bad

    DavidDavid2 dagen geleden
  • I've noticed woth my blackshark v2, the pop filter helps a lot with the harsh tinniness of the mic as well as the tuning for the mic in synapse

    Nick GrayNick Gray2 dagen geleden
  • the stealth 600s are good on xbox i use them and it’s not as bad as he makes them sound

    Michael LiebtagMichael Liebtag2 dagen geleden
  • steelseries headsets suffer a major flaw due to the driver software i had 2 sets and both did this to me they occationaly swap channels left becomes right and visaversa the only way to swap them back is to unplug them and plug them back in

    ujamboujambo3 dagen geleden

    Dan MaloneyDan Maloney3 dagen geleden
  • I'd go for the Corsair Void Elite over the Haptic, it's just straight up a better performing headset for pretty much the same price (30% better high range frequency for just a 5 dollar increase)

    MISTER SIRMISTER SIR3 dagen geleden
  • I actually gotta disagree with this, HyperX makes the best quality gaming headsets you can buy in my experience

    Garrett GreenGarrett Green3 dagen geleden
  • Turtle beach sucks

    Stanley KinzingerStanley Kinzinger3 dagen geleden
  • Do yall think bluetooth headsets are nice?

    Stanley KinzingerStanley Kinzinger3 dagen geleden
  • why no logitech :(

    31Hosaf31Hosaf4 dagen geleden
  • I bought a headset back in January. The headset cord is now going bad. Hopefully they will replace it. The headset was only 28$ but it should last longer than 3-4 months.

    BraveCougarBraveCougar4 dagen geleden
  • Is any one going to tell em that their captions are wrong 5:12 and above.

    Suleman QasimSuleman Qasim5 dagen geleden
  • Try the Panasonic SHP9500 with a V-Moda boom pro mic = the best gaming headset.

    LG RamirezLG Ramirez5 dagen geleden
  • "Black shart"

    Syndro DomeSyndro Dome5 dagen geleden
  • I would recommend the Sennheiser Game One. These are actual Sennheiser headphones they slapped a mic on. They're open back and have a great sound quality for a rather cheap gaming headset. They are also very comfortable and light, but still robust.

    Wilhuff TarkinWilhuff Tarkin6 dagen geleden
  • I have some iTeknic IK-BH002 that were given to me as a present by my sister, but I have that same problem, where if I try to use the microphone on the headset, it only has an option to use it as hands free, and if I dont change the audio output from bluetoth stereo to hands free it just stops working the sound, and as you can guess the hands free audio output is so bad that it looks like you are listening trough a 1980s fix phone speaker. I wish I could see better what you did to configure those headphones to use microphone to, at 5:56 , just to see if I can do the same with mine.

    Francisco TugaFrancisco Tuga6 dagen geleden
  • exceedingly mediocre?

    AlexAlex6 dagen geleden
  • What's up with the subtitles from ca. 5:20 on? 😅😄

    PixelSheepPixelSheep6 dagen geleden
  • Hyperx cloud 2s being mediocre?? Bruh?

    YadYad6 dagen geleden
  • Hyperx cloud 2?

    YadYad7 dagen geleden
  • shp9500, if you know what I mean

    NarbnatorNarbnator7 dagen geleden
  • I wish everyone who clicked on this video the most love, peace and abundance. You’re so much closer than you realize.

    WigadamaWigadama7 dagen geleden
  • would love to see a comparison in 100-200 between headsets and studio headphones/decicated mic options

    Josh O'LoughlinJosh O'Loughlin7 dagen geleden
  • at 5:11 wtf 😳 back to 1960 level mic 🤣

    The ONESIDERSThe ONESIDERS7 dagen geleden
  • @linustechtips Can you please do a video how Headphone equalizer work, Thank You!

    _diiv_diiv7 dagen geleden
  • The only viable option at that price range is the Coolermaster MH752. You are welcome.

    Marcel MeyerMarcel Meyer8 dagen geleden
  • tbh I like open backed headphones one of the big reasons why I like my AKG K701

    MarkusMarkus8 dagen geleden
  • HyperX is the best, say what you wanna say...

    NogardNogard8 dagen geleden
  • Sennheiser GSP 300 Gaming Headset CDN$ 89.00 on amazon competes with all of these.

    Eddison CampbellEddison Campbell8 dagen geleden
  • What's the diff. between the Razer Blackshark V2 and the Razer Blackshark V2 X?

    Jonathan SunigaJonathan Suniga8 dagen geleden
  • As a Corsair HS70 Pro user I approve de recomenation. Probably among the best headphones I have ever used, even when comparing to my seinheisers or my d hyperx cloud 2. Just really good sound quality and above average wireless with next to no letency

    Frederico CunhaFrederico Cunha8 dagen geleden
  • Just avoid gamer tech. There are SO much better headsets for not much more, that are audiophile grade.

    Gozew StuffNThingsGozew StuffNThings8 dagen geleden
  • Did you just call the HyperX Cloud 2 mediocre?

    JustShayJustShay9 dagen geleden
  • Man, I was second guessing an $80 usb Mod Mic. Not anymore.

    CC JittersCC Jitters9 dagen geleden
  • Still using my Sennheiser hd598

    jon petersburgjon petersburg9 dagen geleden
  • how is the audio technica headset so cheap for you guys? in europe it is 200€ and also audio technica is considered to be on the same level as eg beyer dynamics

    ebo3000ebo30009 dagen geleden
  • "That is why we are here to hurt the environment for you." Thanks to your sacrifice. I now have someone to blame for dumping 3 mega tons of oil into the river.

    NaraxNarax9 dagen geleden
  • How is TB still in business? when i was in middle school i always bought TB because they were cheap and never had any of them last very long

    xJvicexxJvicex9 dagen geleden
  • I have the cheaper version of the razer headset, razer blackshark v2 X, and the mic is way better on mine! Absolute steal at around $60! Was just supposed to be a temporary headset, but im going to keep them. Super comfy, and excellent positional audio.

    Ruben HorneRuben Horne9 dagen geleden
  • I own the Stealth 600’s, why have my friends never told me the mic sounds so bad? 😥

    Kevin AP7Kevin AP79 dagen geleden
  • Where's the Logitech X?

    Dan PDan P10 dagen geleden
  • Where's the Corsair option?

    levyweasellevyweasel10 dagen geleden
  • Corsair Void Pro - because everything else feels like a burden

    John DoeJohn Doe10 dagen geleden
  • They put the wrong script in the captions lol

    Pratik RawalPratik Rawal10 dagen geleden
  • thanks for the video, it helps a lot

    João Paulo Teixeira MacielJoão Paulo Teixeira Maciel10 dagen geleden
  • Watched the video.. didn't notice the drop. Never used subtitles before..ugh

    Blitz HackerBlitz Hacker10 dagen geleden
  • meh no Sennheiser in a sub 100 roundup? Guess its more expensive on the other side of the pond because here its ~80ish €uros.

    en1malen1mal10 dagen geleden
  • Hyper x is the way to go

    PA- PYROPA- PYRO10 dagen geleden
  • So I’m not the only one who sets their address as Beverley hills 90210

    Ads RBadAds RBad10 dagen geleden
  • I find it mildly interesting that the cloud 2s got an "exceedingly mediocre" from you guys and were the favorite cheap headset of Dank Pods... Wish you had some H.E.A.R.S like my dude so we could compare with our own subjective opinion... Like obviously there's problems with that compression and filtering through whatever the audience has for audio, but I maintain that it's useful anyway

    Steven RandallSteven Randall10 dagen geleden
  • What about the pulse 3d headset? It is great value for money I think

    Tejan SinghTejan Singh10 dagen geleden
  • Best gaming head(phones), cheapest to most expensive in a reasonable budget: Philips SHP9500, ATH-AD700X, DT990pro, AKG K712. All have pros and cons. Get a modmic or a desktop mic and enjoy being able to actually hear shit.

    WalkerWalker11 dagen geleden
  • Uhm, why does this video have hardcoded black bars?

    Georg FGeorg F11 dagen geleden
  • where are the HyperXs?! For example, the Cloud Alphas!

    João SoaresJoão Soares11 dagen geleden
    • sorry i wasn't paying attencion on the end part because of my HUGE frustration

      João SoaresJoão Soares11 dagen geleden
  • No hyperx than none of them are good trust

    FoxtraFoxtra11 dagen geleden
  • i think the turtle beach is the best

    Hilpeä LölliHilpeä Lölli11 dagen geleden
  • lol, no cooler master mh75x...

    h4X0r99221h4X0r9922111 dagen geleden
  • I was waiting for the disclaimer at the end advising to not buy any "Gaming" headset because they are all built like shit and the MIC is always garbage. Buying a gaming headset is like buying a single-use kitchen appliance. Total waste of money in 95% of cases. Spend your money better by buying a sub $100 audio grade set of headphones with a separate MIC which there are plenty to pick from on the cheap both to plug directly into the headset 3.5mm jack, attach via magnet or a table MIC. At least this way you can use the headphones for more than just games, instead listen to some music or watch movies with and you'll get sound that isn't ass.

    mdemmdem11 dagen geleden
  • Please do wireless roundup

    vadim negruvadim negru11 dagen geleden
  • HyperX Cloud 2 EZ Clap

    WolfieeeWolfieee11 dagen geleden
  • Corsair’s headphone costs 300€ here… hella expensive

    Killer KingKiller King11 dagen geleden
  • Why didn't you include Sony's Pulse 3D headset?

    KuterBreathKuterBreath11 dagen geleden
  • did anyone get subtitles about graphics cards?

    Ethan HannEthan Hann11 dagen geleden
  • There is Mpow Air wireless gaming headset for just 50 bucks, with great reviews from youtubers. Can't see any point of buying wired headsets for higher price

    Sergey DemidovSergey Demidov11 dagen geleden
  • Um am I going crazy or was the 3080 thing in this video at some point and now it’s gone. How tf did they do ttat

    ZMSaypolZMSaypol11 dagen geleden
  • How to choose a gaming headset?you don't, cuz they all suck ass. Get a decent headset without mic, then get a good mic separate. Pair it with a soundcard and you good to go

    ZiFFAZiFFA11 dagen geleden
  • Watch the subtitles for this when they get to the Microsoft headset. They accidentally put in the 3080 stuff instead

    Joe KerJoe Ker11 dagen geleden
  • Logitech G PRO X is really one of top headsets for acceptable price around 100 sometimes under depends where you buy then. Blue voice mic best

    EmilEmil12 dagen geleden
  • Not any hyper x headsets?

    KeioKeio12 dagen geleden
  • I will trust you guys with reviewing anything audio related, go watch Z Reviews or DMS

    fclp67fclp6712 dagen geleden
  • Wait, I need to know how much these are gonna indent my hair. That's why I usually aim for a self adjusting headset. Gamer hair is a serious issue

    OlivGamingOlivGaming12 dagen geleden
  • I wish these review could mention if a headset has included voice monitoring or not - it's a very important feature for a lot of people that is hardly every commented on!

    René MurilloRené Murillo12 dagen geleden
  • Arctis 5 the best for the price

    killerzombkillerzomb12 dagen geleden
  • Yo wtf is going on with the under title its complietly weird it is about the 3080 or a pc idk but nice vid

    Jeraruuu BTWJeraruuu BTW12 dagen geleden
  • Hyper X Cloud 2 is mediocre? News to me, I like them quite a bit.

    Jasper HursleyJasper Hursley12 dagen geleden
  • I don't know why I'm watching this when I have some dt770s

    verts_tvverts_tv12 dagen geleden
  • No cooler Master headset? Maybe it's not expensive enough, I don't remember the exact price, but the mic is pretty good in my experiences!

    damagedpig mercierdamagedpig mercier12 dagen geleden
  • Okay, I won't buy those headphones, I will buy one better for studio cheaper... And my motherboard will create 7.1 virtual sound :) (I don't mean windows, I mean in this case Sound Blaster Cinema 2 sofware).

    Francisco ManuelFrancisco Manuel12 dagen geleden
  • Any of them have mic monitoring tho?

    John SmithJohn Smith12 dagen geleden
  • I wouldn't recommend getting any headset under $130, unless it's the Corsair HS60... it may sound (no pun intended) cruel, but if you need decent voice communication and audio to match, such quality simply can't be found below that price threshold.

    Rushboard TechnologiesRushboard Technologies12 dagen geleden
  • thats unfortunate for the stealth 600 g2. the g1 version is pretty fantastic. though turtle beach has been quality dropping for a while now

    Brian HeinrichBrian Heinrich12 dagen geleden
  • I don't know if it's just me but from 5th minute subtitles do not match voice talk. Just feedback. Video is awesome.

    Jacob HGMJacob HGM12 dagen geleden
  • Anyone could recommend me headset with the same price range with the best microphone and not bad for games (I dont care that much about music. I listen music on my speakers). Thanks.

    OverlordOverlord12 dagen geleden
  • 100% meh. My new line. Thanks :D

    ForzaE2ForzaE212 dagen geleden
  • What the heck happened with your subtitle?🙄

    ANNAS 1899ANNAS 189912 dagen geleden
  • no mention of the DACs that come with any of the headsets.... feel like that's a pretty big factor in the way the headsets sound

    Fred ReddFred Redd12 dagen geleden
  • My Plantronics dsp-500 still kick butt today after 20 years for gaming. FYI- I have a pile of new headsets that I have tried on sale and they are all junk.

    sneakywansneakywan12 dagen geleden
  • Cooler Master MH751/MH752 are the best under $100, the Drop + Sennheiser PC38x and beyerdynamic TYGR 300R are the best under $200, and the beyerdynamic MMX 300 is the best under $300... IF YOU NEED A "GAMER" HEADSET WITH A MIC BUILT-IN. I sincerely recommend buying proper headphones instead and using either a desktop microphone with a boom arm or a mod mic that you can attach to your headphone since both the headphone quality and the microphone quality will be immensely better for cheaper. Of course, this might be too much of a hassle for people who just want the simple all-in-one package, so that's why I still have the 4 headphones listed as my recommended headsets, but keep in mind that there's always better and leaving the "gaming" tag behind can help give you better peripherals, especially in the audio world.

    Vector7Vector712 dagen geleden
  • Your french subtitles are even more effed up than usual...

    chucku00chucku0012 dagen geleden
  • If you think the turtle beach’s are awful, then the others must be a gift from god. The microphone would have been better if they updated the firmware. It resolves the background noise problem.

    raginTHUNDERraginTHUNDER12 dagen geleden
  • Went to a fidelio Phillips headset and amp And never looked back.

    carlos santiagocarlos santiago12 dagen geleden
  • Where can I get a quality water bottle like that?

    3x3_is_nine3x3_is_nine12 dagen geleden
  • Bazinga

    3x3_is_nine3x3_is_nine12 dagen geleden
  • I was hoping to see the Logitech G433

    afrobob222afrobob22212 dagen geleden
  • Why these headphones? Many others plp expected and are making comparison with/against.

    Apok101Apok10112 dagen geleden

    TheboogerbombTheboogerbomb13 dagen geleden