Summary: The biggest issue with these headphones is the 150 Ohm resistance. With my ASUS ROG laptop, I have to crank the volume much higher than I'm used to to get satisfying sound. No amount of playing with the included Realtek sound settings could completely compensate for this.
Worked OK. Not worth the money. Get the Logitech G930 instead.
D. Rice, Amazon
21 April 2015
Summary: I was really disappointed with these headphones and ended up picking up the Logitech G930 which I'm liking a lot more. The good: The construction quality is extremely high. Higher than both the G930 and my Bose AE2 headset.
Summary: Pros: - Very comfortable for my larger than normal head for extended sessions - Crisp sound quality out of the box - Mic quality is leaps above my previous "gaming" headset (Logitech G930) - Zero to extremely small amount of bleed through from earphones to mic (I had to crank all the volumes all the...
When I recently saw the price drop to $130 I felt like I had to jump on it
M Kim, Amazon
12 February 2015
Summary: Gamer, primarily on the Xbox One. I've owned the 2013 Astro A40s for the past couple years and am an Astro fan. At the time, I debated a great deal between these and the A40s. Ultimately decided the refurbished A40s + mixamp for $180 beat the $250 price tag for this Sennheiser headset alone.
Summary: This headset is amazing. I play a lot of music and CS: GO so this review is mainly based off that, but I did also watch the digital copy of Big Hero 6. I was using a pair of Turtle Beach Ear Force DP11's before this set, so any comparisons are based off of those.
I plugged directly into the back and it was a little better, but not much
Jamie I. Napolitano "Hard Line", Amazon
6 February 2015
Summary: after unboxing, I decided to try these out with my music, games and movies. I plugged them into my computer speakers and I had to turn all volume all the way up on both speakers and the set to hear anything at a decent volume. only after heavily applying EQ did they sound decent.
Summary: This is simply the best headset I've ever owned. Good job Sennheiser! If you don't have a sound card that could drive this beast, do NOT buy this headset. My rating: Comfort: 5/5 Sound quality: 5/5 Mic quality: 4.5/5 Noise isolation: 4.5/5