If your serious about your computer gaming, then having a high end headset is a no brainer. It puts you in the game and helps you communicate with your team.

Higher end headsets can be extremely expensive but offer the best possible sound, features and overall comfort.

Don't spend a fortune on a great headset, here's the best PC gaming headsets for under $200 dollars.

Sharkoon X-Tatic 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset

Sharkoon X-TaticCredit: www.amazon.comThe Sharkoon X-Tatic is a really great headset for the gaming enthusiast, as it works on all current systems including Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC and Mac. It puts out 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound with the help of eight separate speakers (four in each side). The X-Tatic also features a cool detachable microphone for use when a mic is not needed, essentially doubling as a solid set of headphones.

The volume and mic controls are located on the inline cord with illuminated buttons for easy control while in game. The input options are endless with USB, 3.5mm audio and digital optical all available.

Mad Catz FREQ 5 Gaming Headset

Mad Catz HeadsetCredit: www.amazon.comThe FREQ 5 headset for PC and Mac from Mad Catz is built to last. It's constructed from lightweight metal components, bringing a new level of durability to PC gaming headsets. It pumps out nice audio quality from it's 50mm drivers and speakers. It features a detachable, noise cancelling microphone to ensure clear conversations.

One of the coolest features is the ability to connect a phone or mp3 player, turning the headset into a set of portable headphones. Overall its a great value headset that will last for years of gaming.

Sennheiser PC 350 Gaming Headset


Sennheiser PC 350Credit: www.amazon.comWith the Sennheiser PC 350 you will get the best possible sound through a headset. It works great for gaming, music, movies or even internet calls. The noise cancelling microphone will cut out all ambient and unwanted background noise while the oversized ear cups offer comfort for long gaming sessions.

The volume and mute controls are directly on the line in cable for quick access and control. The PC 350 is a quick, plug and play headset offering great sound for under $200 dollars.