Sennheiser GAME ONE Review

Our Verdict

Completing at the best out of the considerable number of headsets we have tried, the Sennheiser GAME ONE is our outright top pick, winning it the Editors' Choice Award and title of Best Overall Gaming Headset. This model is incredibly agreeable to wear, notwithstanding for long distance race gaming sessions. It was in every case simple for any other person we were playing with to comprehend what we were stating. The sound nature of this headset is wonderful, doing equity to rich symphonic soundtracks, all while transmitting our partners voices boisterous and clear. The main drawback? The GAME ONE couples its amazing execution with a top notch value that may be more than the vast majority will need to spend on one of these items.
Our Editor's Choice award winner the Sennheiser GAME ONE.

Contrast with Similar Products

Our Analysis and Test Results

Asserting the best spot generally speaking, the GAME ONE barely pushed out the Razer Kraken and the HyperX Cloud II. The Kraken is the undisputed champ for audiophiles that need to capitalize on the soundtrack to diversions, however its mouthpiece quality isn't the best. The Cloud II completed somewhat more regrettable than the GAME ONE as far as mouthpiece and sound quality, however is more agreeable. In any case, the GAME ONE and the Cloud II both retail for about $70 less.

Our Editor's Choice honor champ the Sennheiser GAME ONE.

Our Editor's Choice honor champ the Sennheiser GAME ONE.

Execution Comparison

To rank and score these items, we did tons and huge amounts of research, at that point purchased the majority of the best headsets available today to test one next to the other and contrast their execution with see which is really the best. We tried out both the amplifier and sound nature of every headset, and in addition how agreeable every one is to wear and that it is so helpful to work, with the GAME ONE's full outcomes appeared as follows.

The GAME ONE let sound in and in addition out with its open back structure.

The GAME ONE let sound in and additionally out with its open back plan.

Solace

Representing the biggest level of the general score at 40%, Comfort is our most essential testing metric. Numerous individuals will wear these headsets for a significant long time, implying that even the most perfectly clear sound is absolutely futile if the headset is too awkward to even think about wearing. We had a board of judges experiment with every headset for an all-inclusive timeframe, rating the general solace of every item, and also concentrating explicitly on the ear containers and the headband. Furthermore, we additionally had analyzers that wore glasses attempt on every headset, to check whether any horrendous weight focuses were made. The GAME ONE scored great and is one of the more agreeable headsets that we have seen, yet it isn't exactly the best, acquiring it a 7 out of 10 for its outcomes.

Solace Rating

0

2

4

6

8

Kraken 7.1 V2

HyperX Cloud II

G933 Artemis Spectrum

Diversion ONE

Corsair HS50

HyperX Cloud Revolver S

HyperX Cloud Stinger

Arctis 7

MMX 300

Void Pro RGB

BENGOO X-40

8

8

7

7

6

6

6

6

5

5

4

Product Comfort Rating

Kraken 7.1 V2 8

HyperX Cloud II 8

G933 Artemis Spectrum 7

Diversion ONE 7

Corsair HS50 6

HyperX Cloud Revolver S 6

HyperX Cloud Stinger 6

Arctis 7 6

MMX 300 5

Void Pro RGB 5

BENGOO X-40 4

The velvet-cushioned headband is very pleasant, holding the headset serenely on your head, while likewise safely holding the GAME ONE on your head with no wobbling.

Rotating ear containers help decrease weight focuses.

Turning ear mugs help diminish weight focuses.

The ear container cushioning is likewise canvassed in velvet and is a bit on the firmer side, however by far most of our passing judgment on board was glad to wear the GAME ONE for expanded timeframes — notwithstanding for upwards of 10 hours.

One of our analyzers wore this headset for more than 13 hours.

One of our analyzers wore this headset for more than 13 hours.

We observed the ear containers to be bounty roomy, estimating somewhat over 1.25" crosswise over and about 2.6" tall.

The velvet ear glasses felt decent and helped keep our ears cooler.

The velvet ear containers felt decent and helped keep our ears cooler.

We likewise preferred that the open ear container configuration shielded you from getting excessively damp with sweat when wearing them for significant lots of time.

The open back plan of the GAME ONEs enable sound to course through.

The open back structure of the GAME ONEs enable sound to move through.

Sound

Proceeding onward to how the GAME ONE really sounds, we put it through a lot of benchmark tests, and also making a decision about how clear voice and music sounded and how precisely it could pass on the situation of a sound. Moreover, we likewise scored it on how well it did at shutting out outside commotion. This headset again conveyed a phenomenal execution, acquiring a 8 out of 10 — in spite of the fact that it couldn't exactly guarantee the best spot.

Sound Rating

0.0

2.5

5.0

7.5

10.0

Kraken 7.1 V2

MMX 300

Diversion ONE

HyperX Cloud II

HyperX Cloud Stinger

Corsair HS50

HyperX Cloud Revolver S

Void Pro RGB

G933 Artemis Spectrum

Arctis 7

BENGOO X-40

9

8

8

7

7

6

6

5

5

5

3

Product Audio Rating

Kraken 7.1 V2 9

MMX 300 8

Diversion ONE 8

HyperX Cloud II 7

HyperX Cloud Stinger 7

Corsair HS50 6

HyperX Cloud Revolver S 6

Void Pro RGB 5

G933 Artemis Spectrum 5

Arctis 7 5

BENGOO X-40 3

The GAME ONE did okay with positional sound that was beginning before you or to the sides, however it can get a little tangled when the sound is behind you, with a bunch of analyzers inaccurately recognizing the area of the sound.

Voice from different players runs over incredibly noisy and clear, however the more profound tones sounded marginally increasingly quieted. In any case, the open back structure on this headset makes them wretched at shutting out any outer commotion, enabling you to hear each side discussion or clamors like fans or music playing in a similar room you are playing in.
This headset likewise works admirably when tuning in to the soundtracks or music, conveying very much offset sound with just a slight accentuation on the mid-extend tones. It has a somewhat breezy sound because of its open back, yet gives a particularly vivid affair, particularly when playing diversions with a rich, symphonic soundtrack.

Proceeding onward to our suite of benchmark tests, a bass quality test, driver coordinating test, binaural test, and a wiring test. The GAME ONE didn't do the best when the bass was helped to the maximum, neglecting to show any parasitic buzz, rather in reality rattling the headset around. The frequencies both sounded to a great degree focused in the driver coordinating test and the majority of our judges were typically ready to distinguish the area of the sounds in the binaural test, once more, substantially more precisely when the sounds were before you, as opposed to behind.

The GAME ONE has an astounding amplifier.

The GAME ONE has an astounding receiver.

Amplifier

Proceeding onward to the receiver quality, the GAME ONE again scored exceptionally well and justifying another 8 out of 10 for its first class execution, putting it comfortable best of the gathering in this arrangement of tests, which are worth 20% of the general score.

Receiver Rating

0

2

4

6

8

HyperX Cloud Stinger

MMX 300

Diversion ONE

HyperX Cloud II

HyperX Cloud Revolver S

Corsair HS50

G933 Artemis Spectrum

Kraken 7.1 V2

Arctis 7

BENGOO X-40

Void Pro RGB

8

8

8

7

6

5

5

5

5

4

4

Product Microphone Rating

HyperX Cloud Stinger 8

MMX 300 8

Diversion ONE 8

HyperX Cloud II 7

HyperX Cloud Revolver S 6

Corsair HS50 5

G933 Artemis Spectrum 5

Kraken 7.1 V2 5

Arctis 7 5

BENGOO X-40 4

Void Pro RGB 4

We began off by having a board of audience members rate how a recorded message of a similar individual perusing a similar content sounded, without knowing which headset produced the account. We additionally assembled the conclusions of the beneficiaries of our messages when utilizing a typical voice visit program. In the two cases, the majority of our judges thought the GAME ONE sounded incredibly extraordinary. Just a couple of judges saw a minor measure of humming and one noticed that the recorded voice sounded marginally compliment than it did, all things considered. There was just a little measure of criticism when the mouthpiece was tapped and it doesn't overemphasize "T" or "S" sounds.

Lift to quiet mics were by a long shot the most effortless to utilize.

Lift to quiet mics were by a long shot the most effortless to utilize.

The receiver likewise completes a strong activity of just grabbing your voice and sifting through outside commotions. While it will get hints of you eating or a foundation fan, you can type away on a mechanical console without issue. There is just a slight measure of clamor on the opposite end when you quiet the mic and keeping in mind that it will get the hints of other individuals talking in the stay with you, the side discussions are transmitted at a much lower level and won't overwhelm the hints of the amusement you are playing.

Snappy changes were favored while profound into a diversion. You don't generally have room schedule-wise to futz with projects to get the sound right.

Snappy modifications were favored while profound into a diversion. You don't generally have sufficient energy to futz with projects to get the sound right.

Usability

For our last testing measurement, responsible for 10% of the aggregate score, we took a gander at the fact that it is so natural to really utilize and work every one of these items. We based the score for every headset on the nearness of locally available or in-line controls, the string length and on the off chance that it is separable, and the comfort of utilizing the mouthpiece. The GAME ONE again is one of our top picks, winning a 7 out of 10 for its superb execution, again putting it close to the summit of the whole gathering.

Usability Rating

0

2

4

6

8

G933 Artemis Spectrum

HyperX Cloud Stinger

HyperX Cloud Revolver S

Diversion ONE

Void Pro RGB

HyperX Cloud II

Arctis 7

MMX 300

Corsair HS50

Kraken 7.1 V2

BENGOO X-40

8

7

7

7

6

6

6

5

5

5

4

Product Ease of Use Rating

G933 Artemis Spectrum 8

HyperX Cloud Stinger 7

HyperX Cloud Revolver S 7

Diversion ONE 7

Void Pro RGB 6

HyperX Cloud II 6

Arctis 7 6

MMX 300 5

Corsair HS50 5

Kraken 7.1 V2 5

BENGOO X-40 4

This headset has locally available controls appropriate on the earphones, enabling you to both change the volume and quiet the mic, which is finished by just lifting the mic up and off the beaten path. The string on this item is bounty long, estimating in at 9.65 ft. what's more, is separable. In any case, the mic isn't separable and it doesn't be able to empower a mic sidetone, yet we never truly observed this to be an issue with the open back plan.

Esteem

While this is a great headset, it isn't the best esteem alternative, matching a top notch execution with an excellent cost.

End

All things considered, you can't turn out badly with the GAME ONE — on the off chance that you can manage the cost of it. It's agreeable, has extraordinary sound and mouthpiece quality, and is staggeringly simple to utilize. Moreover, you can likewise think about the GAME ZERO — basically the indistinguishable headset with a shut back structure, in the event that you are excessively irritated by encompassing commotions while playing.

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