Best Budget Gaming Headsets Under $50 2017

Best Budget Gaming Headsets Under $50 2017

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Budget gaming headsets have become extremely popular.  You can now get a good pair of gaming headsets for under $50, that offers good sound quality, comfort, reliability and great design language. You don’t have to break the bank to get a decent pair of headphone. So whether you’re looking for a headset to chat with your friends while gaming or a deeper sense of immersion in your gaming experience, these budget headsets will get you there. They are listed by price from cheapest to the more expensive, so you’re sure to find a gaming headset in your price range.

Each Gaming Headsets listed below is given and Overall RATING out of 10 based on Design, Feature, Sound & Value.

If you’re a first-time buyer of a gaming headset please read  Buyer’s Guide – How to find the right gaming headset to enhance your gaming experience HERE


Beexcellent Gaming Headset

The Beexcellent Gaming Headset is the ideal headset for the novice or first-time buyer on a budget. It allows you to immerse yourself in games. It’s compatible with Xbox One, PS4, Computers, iOS and Android devices and more.  The earpieces and headband have a lot of padding so it’s very comfortable when you wear for long hours. The Beexcellent headset isolates sound really well and block out outside interference for uninterrupted gaming. The sound is really fantastic with equal balance and range.

The mic on the headphone sounds clean and clear. You can also put the mic up and out of your way for those times when you don’t need it. There is a volume knob on the cord to adjust your volume levels.  It also has a 3.5mm headphone jack with an adaptor extension so you can plug in audio and mic separate if you want to. You can also light up your Beexcellent headset via the USB cord to give your headset a kool look. For the money, the Beexcellent Gaming Headset is a pretty impressive pair of headset that a bargain.

The Beexcellent Gaming headset gets and Overall RATING of  8.2 out of 10




Sades Over-Ear Stereo Bass Gaming Headset

Sades OverEar Headsets have a nice build and feel. It can be used with PS4, New Xbox One, PC, iOS and Android devices. Set up is easy just plug and play. The ear pads have a high-quality feel which is extremely soft and comfortable making you feel quite at home when gaming for long hours. Sound quality is pretty good and the mic is very clear with good noise reduction that’s great for gaming and chatting. The Shades Over Ear Headset is a great alternative to the Beexcellent Gaming Headset.

The Sades Over-Ear headset gets and Overall RATING of 7.5 out of 10




Plantronics GAMECOM 818 Wireless Headsets

These wireless headsets are very light on the head and very comfortable to wear for a few hours gaming. It has a range of 40 feet which is pretty decent considering the price. This headset can easily last an entire day on battery. The sound quality is good with decent noise canceling. The build quality is a bit flimsy and it feels cheaply made despite the price, especially when compared to both wired headsets listed above. Another thing to consider is that it will start to feel uncomfortable on the ear after wearing for long hours. If you’re looking for a dirt cheap pair of Bluetooth gaming headset and don’t mind the cheap build quality, the Plantronics GAMECOM 818 Wireless Headset is a decent option.

The Plantronics GAMECOM 818 Wireless Headset gets an Overall RATING OF 6.8 out of 10




Logitech G430

The Logitech G430 with Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound is a step above the cheaper and more affordable gaming headsets on this list. The G430 is lightweight and comes with soft sport ear cups that are able to swivel 90° degrees for that added fit which provides comfort especially when gaming for long hours. Cushioning on the ear is soft and deep which is very surprising for a gaming headset in this price range. Sound quality is pretty great very clean and clear even better than the headsets listed above. The surround sound is activated through a driver that you have to download from Logitech’s website and it’s only compatible with Windows machines. The mic sounds pleasant with noise canceling to keep unwanted background noise away. One thing I love about the G430 is that it offers live monitoring and this means whatever you speak into the microphone you can hear in the headphones, this is a feature that a lot of the gaming headsets don’t offer in this price range. There’s also a control panel on the cord that has a mic mute switch, headphone volume control and a clip on the back so you can clip it to your shirt.  The G430 is compatible with PS4, and Windows devices.

The Logitech G430 headset gets and overall RATING of  8.5 out of 10



HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Heads

The HyperX Cloud Stinger is my favorite budget gaming headset on this list. The Cloud Stinger is the most affordable and budget friendly headset you can get from HyperX. Comfort is key with the Cloud Stinger headset, there is a leather padding inside of the headband that provides a nice cushion for your cranium and each ear cup can rotate 90° degrees and also pivots allowing them to fit perfectly over your ears. The ear cups have memory foam cushions that are very soft and comfortable so gaming for long hours won’t be a problem even for those who wear glasses. Sound quality is excellent the best in class and even as good as more expensive headphones. The mic is able to move up, down and bend to or from your face so mic quality will depend on how you position your mic. It’s compatible with Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, Mac and Mobile devices. One thing to note, if you own an older Xbox One you will have to buy a separate adapter. The HyperX Cloud Stinger is the absolute best budget gaming headset in the lower price range that you should definitely buy…

The HyperX Cloud Stinger gets and Overall RATING of 9.0 out of 10



If you have any questions about these gaming headsets above or would love to share your best budget gaming headset please comment below I would love to hear from you



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