Gaming Headset VS Studio Headphones, WHICH IS BETTER?

Gaming Headset VS Studio Headphones, WHICH IS BETTER?

Gaming Headset VS Studio Headphones, which is better and why? What should you get a good gaming headset or headphones and amp.
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  1. OreoTheOwl on May 25, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    When you already have an external mic, it might be better to get headphones

  2. Raiden on May 25, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    xtrfy h1 or hyperx cloud 2 with wicked cushions?

  3. Brooker G on May 25, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    I wanted a studio pair without a mic because I have a microphone itself and I didn’t know if it would work with a mic already on the headset and trying to use it with a mic

  4. Lukas Pobereznij on May 25, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    I genuinely need help ๐Ÿ˜€ , I had Arctis Pro Wireless which were amazing and ticked all the boxes, but I wanted to upgrade to studio headphones, So I got DT 990 Pros and Sound Blaster GC7 AMP/DAC, after having it for 3 days I just don’t feel like DT990’s are giving out enough sound for my liking, Arctis Pro Wireless were much louder, and had clearer sound with EQs applied, I’m not sure to either keep 990’s or get rid of them, I need some recommendation from person that used them both and has experience from what they sound like with a different DAC

  5. Pobbatron on May 25, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    All I want one day is a wireless open back headphone or headset like maybe wireless DT990 pros

  6. BennieDuck on May 25, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    I want to get something good for gaming and music recording (professional looking)

  7. 123s on May 25, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    Hello techne, will a gaming pc with no external amp be enough to power a 250 ohm headphone

  8. ฮžSSฮ› Gaming Circuit on May 25, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    Hey, What do you think to the AKG q701 ref headphones for PC fps pc gaming ?

  9. Suad K on May 25, 2022 at 8:38 pm

    Anyone have any recommendations for a nice wireless studio headphone setup? I’m looking to move away from gaming headsets in general for some great sound, just can’t stand wires though

  10. Spawn and Batman on May 25, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    Got the dt990 pros combo with Antlion Audio ModMic with the Sound BlasterX G6. Amazing quality over my hyper x clouds. Dont get me wrong. Hyper x makes amazing budget friendly gaming headsets but I needed a seperate headset for my living room to play console. This new setup is for my pc. Escape from tarkov here we come.

  11. Code A on May 25, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    I use iem + external mic

  12. Christian Bechsgaard on May 25, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    I’m using a pair of Grado SR325 with Grado G-pads on, a Xindak H1 headphone amp and a Rรธde NT-USB, it sounds amazing

  13. Suphi HatipoฤŸlu on May 25, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    Send me one of them pleaaaaaaaaaaaaaase pleaaaaaaaaaase

  14. Osvaldo Perdomo on May 25, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    i just use my xm4s lol

  15. feef on May 25, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    I use hyperx cloud alphas 65ohms
    and i use them not really for gaming, cause i started doing some auditions and voice demos and i was thinking about some better studio headphones
    i really like my clouds but yeah

  16. MR__KILLS on May 25, 2022 at 8:50 pm

    Steelseries the best and JBL

  17. Etency on May 25, 2022 at 8:51 pm

    Here’s what I learned… to NOT buy a "Gaming Headset" from a Headphone manufacturer (-cough- Sennheiser)… I had terrible experience with their GSP 301 (budget/low end). They were ~120 โ‚ฌ. The Mic was Great, Sound was good… but damn the plastic cracked on both sides of the headband (resulting it also not holding the size adjustment) and also the earcups seams tore open (both sides on the inside). All that in less than a half a year. I haven’t even used them anywhere away from my desktop. This was the Bad-kind of "Made in China" levels of assembly/material quality. Very disappointed with them. Me personally will probably not buy a single Sennheiser for the rest of my life.

  18. big noob on May 25, 2022 at 8:53 pm

    Depending if i’m listening to music or not i would use gaming headset or not. But regardless hesuvi plugins really make gaming headset sound almost us good.

  19. Kamogelo Leshaba on May 25, 2022 at 8:53 pm

    At this point i just feel like I should buy one from both sides

  20. GGT on May 25, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    I used to sub to you years ago when you only had a couple of hundred. I stopped subbing because my interest was mostly photography then. Now Iโ€™m back into my gaming, you just came up and I want to say Iโ€™m so pleased to see your grind has paid off

  21. Arepitt Anuar on May 25, 2022 at 8:55 pm

    i feel like im a student ๐Ÿ˜Š learning from you about audio system, spec, gadget or many things i watch n learn from your video. congrats bro ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป im a Warzone gaming ๐ŸŽฎ and greetings from Malaysia. and Im a Sniper user ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿฅท๐Ÿป

  22. UPSIDE-DOWN on May 25, 2022 at 8:56 pm


  23. Romitsu on May 25, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    Lord Jesus Christ is the way, the truth, and the life: No one comes to the Father, except through Him.

  24. Brandon Gaming NL on May 25, 2022 at 9:03 pm

    i got a โ‚ฌ15 studio headset which has 6 meter of wire but they sound GREAT.

  25. Mongo on May 25, 2022 at 9:03 pm

    Ok people let tell what ohm really are. First when it come to basic electric circuits you have amps(current) , voltage and ohm. Ohm is the resistance to the current that means that you need to have over 250amps to get the headset working. This is great for audio for reason that i dont know enough put now you have a basic understanding of the ohms. Voltage is pure power

  26. BeatWrecker on May 25, 2022 at 9:03 pm

    Additionally; get a 6.35mm splitter and plug into both left/right channels.

  27. Clifford Townsend on May 25, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    hello how can i chat with you one on one about this as im stuck trying to decide i currently own hyper x cloud alphas and have been looking at the sennheiser hd 660 will that need a amp to use on pc out of box say if i were to buy on amazon

  28. Jump Start Girl on May 25, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    Hey man, can you do an updated review of JBL Quantum 800?

  29. Jiddey Jiddey on May 25, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    i mean. nice comparison i guess, but this takes WAY too long :/

  30. Jonathan MDdL on May 25, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Gaming headphones 3, 2, 1, Shoenice

  31. jin pheonix on May 25, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Rip my rig 500’s after over 3 years and some soldering theyve died the right speakers gone and the mic cable has gone nuts. Time to replace them i guess

  32. Tyson Wallis on May 25, 2022 at 9:06 pm

    You’re at least five years late to this conversation. Ten or so years ago, the difference between the BEST gaming headphones on the market and Audio Technica M50s ($100 at the time) were literally night and day. All aspects were better for $100. This caused the conversation to expand into gaming headphones vs. normal headphones. Companies that made headphones started making gaming focused headphones, and this cause the entire gaming headphone industry to push for sound quality. About five years ago, some companies had REALLY solid gaming headphones in terms of sound quality. Now, some gaming headphones are actually very high quality headphones. Audeze Mobius took that to planar nearly four years ago now. I’d go with the Penrose over every gaming headphone I’ve heard because it is a legit planar can with its own solid AMP. It’s a real headphone setup. The conversation isn’t gaming vs. real headphones anymore. It’s more about what features do you want now.

  33. dl1151 on May 25, 2022 at 9:06 pm

    Man I’m glad I found this, I’ve been looking around at a bunch of headsets on both sides. I’m three months deep and haven’t come to a conclusion. I’m currently replacing my corsair virtuosos

  34. Serouj Ghazarian on May 25, 2022 at 9:06 pm

    Or, as far as the Switch (after version 13.0) goes, all of them work, but with caveats ahoy

  35. iknow thisone on May 25, 2022 at 9:07 pm

    i hate this guy

  36. Anderson Volcov on May 25, 2022 at 9:08 pm


  37. Kevin on May 25, 2022 at 9:11 pm

    Drop+ Sennheiser Pc38X blows them all away.

  38. xxR00ZTERxx on May 25, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    My Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 headset just broke on me today. The earcup twisted and snapped off when I was putting them on. Might try the M50x now since they are the same price and I don’t have to worry about charging my headphones either.

  39. E on May 25, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    Iโ€™m looking to get away from gaming headsets, and getting a yeti, and good quality headphones because Iโ€™m looking to use my pc for recording as well as gaming.

    My question is, do headphones have the capability of delivering directional sound, like certain gaming headsets?

    If so, which headphones would you recommend?

  40. Splixtt on May 25, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    Personally i had a bad experience with the steelseries arctis pro they broke in a year and a half of getting barely used but i did order the DT 990 PROs just to test out the whole studio wave people are hopping on. If you see this could you test the steelseries gamedac with the 990 PROs my headset will be here in a week and idk if the gamedac will work or if i need a different amp

  41. RuthlessRogCBD on May 25, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    Perfect! I woke up sayin i need a new headset. This go around i wanna be more thoughtful in my pick. This was awesome since i deal with gaming and video/audio mixing too.

  42. Thunder Kat on May 25, 2022 at 9:19 pm

    The extra durability just pay for the extra price, but you do need to buy a microphone to go with the none-gamming headset…
    At the end of the road I do see gamming headset catching up with studio quality standards.
    Micro-circuit getting smaller, small-capacitors becoming more affordable and powerful…they will get there eventually.
    Mid-range gamming head-set are kind of trash compare to low-end studio headset but the price and convenient is undeniable.
    At some point you get older and going for quality has to become a thing, life is too short to cut budget on something so meaningful to your audio experience.

  43. Donald Smith on May 25, 2022 at 9:19 pm

    I use both I have the hyper x alpha s and the PSP m4u2 headphone

  44. Reaper on May 25, 2022 at 9:19 pm

    Hi friend, I hope you have a good day ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป
    Keep up the good work. This video is great. You will definitely succeed. I hope to see you one day except for the big channels ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

  45. Just Seven on May 25, 2022 at 9:20 pm

    Beyer Dynamics DT 990 PRO’s are the staple for music production, podcasts and monitoring. You can’t even argue that. There’s a reason why so many people are using them (even WAY before Ninja did). It’s the same with DJ headphones Sennheiser HD 25’s, look at every DJ’s head and see what he’s wearing. No flashy RGB, no flimsy shit plastic, no gimmicks. If you want sound – you go to sound oriented companies. Pure and simple. Gaming headsets are jacks of all trades and masters of none.

  46. snappish nest447 on May 25, 2022 at 9:20 pm

    I use a sound blaster g6 for my ps4..cuz the audio sounds very low..and I like it loud…and I have alot of sets…but some are audio and they sound good with a dac amp..but I would only use on ps4 cuz their audio from the controller sux…

  47. Christian Carreon on May 25, 2022 at 9:21 pm

    Your Amazon code workkkks thank you man ordered 2 of them

  48. The Techne on May 25, 2022 at 9:21 pm

    You seriously gotta check these new Gel Wicked Cushion!!
    (PS: Sorry about the blur in the beginning)

  49. Head_Hunter on May 25, 2022 at 9:23 pm

    as a 2 year user of the arctic pros, idk but there kinda garbage in the build quality, and i have a lot of bugs with them, for example they like to turn off and on randomly, they crackle all the time and if u use them well charging good luck, and don’t come at me about oh its just that one u got, nope this is my second one because i thought the same thing, which is why im watching this video to move off from them, though i can confirm 1000/10 audio, when the audio works

  50. FuckPutin on May 25, 2022 at 9:27 pm

    I always wondered what makes gaming headsets "gaming headsets".
    Initially I thought they had better soundstage, imaging and less delay.
    Now I know they are just a giant cash grab with 90% gimmicky features and comparably bad sound.