Today we’re taking a look at seven of the best gaming headsets under $100 currently available. If you’re looking for a fairly affordable pair of gaming headphones, one of these pairs should do the trick.
If you have a tight budget and you’re looking for an affordable headset for gaming you’ll be happy to know that you have quite a few different options to choose from. We’ve picked seven of the top gaming headsets (with mics) under $100.
We’ve rated and reviewed each of these seven budget-friendly headsets based on sound performance, comfortability, mic-quality, and feature-set. And. we’ve also limited this guide to headsets that fall within the $50-$100 price range, as we will be covering the top gaming headsets under $50 in an upcoming post. But, if you do need an affordable gaming headset, one of the options below will likely work for your needs.
The table below gives you a quick look at our top picks for the best gaming headsets under $100. We’ve highlighted our choice for the best option overall, a runner-up selection, the best wireless gaming headset under $100, and the best value option.
SteelSeries Arctis 5
HyperX Cloud Alpha
SteelSeries Arctis 3
*If you want to read the full overview of each of the four headsets listed above, click on “Read Review »” to jump to that headset and read more about it. We’ve also made three honorable mention selections further down below.
Which Affordable Gaming Headset is Right for You?
Of all of the gaming headsets listed above, none will deliver a high-end audio experience. However, if you’re not an audiophile who requires the best sounding headset possible, these gaming headsets will offer you a decent-enough audio experience and a microphone that you can use to chat with your friends/teammates. And, for most gamers, that’s all that is really required.
So, if you don’t have a ton of money to spend on a headset, but you need a solid pair of headphones and a microphone for gaming, then one of the options listed above should work for you without costing you a fortune.