Face Off: SteelSeries Arctis 7 vs Sennheiser GAME ONE
Posted 22nd January 2019 By: Derpina    1279 Views
Tech Review – When playing competitively, having high-quality sound can be the difference between winning and losing. Aside from the need to hear accurate gaming sound effects, you also need constant communication with your teammates. Crisp audio is equally important as visual experience. Hence, you should consider buying a professional gaming headset.
This week’s episode of Tipify Gaming Equipment series features two of the best gaming headsets for pros: SteelSeries Arctis 7 and Sennheiser GAME ONE. Both headsets are previous models of the brands, but they have an improved 2019 version released on Amazon.
SteelSeries Arctis 7
Without any hint of doubt, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 is a luxury gaming headset for PlayStation and PC gamers. One look and you can instantly tell that it is designed for competitive and aggressive gaming. The 2019 model is available on Amazon at $135.99 USD, a cut-off price from its original suggested retail price of $149.99 USD. As a new and improved version, the Arctis 7 now carries a 2.4G wireless and lossless audio connection, clearcast bidirectional microphone, v2.0 surround sound, S1 speaker drivers, ChatMix Dial, and 24-hour battery life. It is, simply, the complete package when it comes to gaming.
Going over the build and design of the body, the headset is equipped with Airweave ear cushions and ski goggle suspension band. You can play 24/7 and the athletics-inspired fabric of the cushions will keep your ears cool and dry. Moreover, the suspension headband fit your various head shapes by automatically distributing weight and eliminating pressure points. The mix dials and other audio controls for customization are located on both left and right sides of the speakers.
Sennheiser GAME ONE
The Game One model of Sennheiser gaming headsets excels in the sound quality department. At press time, it retails on Amazon for $125.68 USD, a 50% sale price from its list price of $249.95 USD. We’re confident to say that the headset is a steal as many professional gamers consider it as one of the few gaming gear with consistent frequency response, noise handling technique, and recording quality. With that, the headset is suitable for both gaming and watching movies, indoor and outdoor.
The headset carries neodymium magnet and dynamic drivers, pivotable noise-canceling microphone, 3.5-mm connectivity (TRRS and dual TRS), 116dB sound pressure level (SPL) headphones, and 50-ohm Sennheiser’s model specific transducer technology. As for the body, the headset showcases an open back design that can let air pass through spaces to help your ears cool during hours of gameplay. The headband is ultra lightweight and is equipped with XXL-sized ear cups and plush velvet ear pads to fit all head shapes and sizes.