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Corsair HS45 SURROUND Gaming Headset Review

Rating: 8.5.

Corsair are known for their high-quality gaming peripherals but what happens when they release a budget friendly headset for PC & console gamers alike? The HS45 SURROUND is born, at a low price point with an emphasis on comfort and multiplatform compatibility. The choice between a 3.5mm analog connection and a USB PC adapter for virtual 7.1 surround sound, a removable noise cancelling discord approved microphone and custom Neodymium 50mm audio drivers.

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  • Carbon colourway
  • 3.5mm analog audio connection
  • Included USB 7.1 surround sound PC adapter
  • Memory foam padding
  • Dedicated mute button
  • Weight 260g
  • Dimensions 18.4cm X 8.8cm X 20.5cm
  • Custom 50mm Neodymium drivers
  • Frequency response 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Impedance 32 Ohms @ 1kHz
  • Sensitivity 113dB
  • Detachable microphone
  • Discord approved
  • Noise-cancelling
  • Impedance 2.2k Ohms
  • Frequency response 100Hz – 10kHz
  • Mic sensitivity -40dB
  • iCUE software

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  • Sleek all black matte design
  • Multi-connection compatibility
  • Super comfortable
  • Very affordable
  • Detachable and mutable microphone


  • Possibly need to purchase a Microsoft 3.5mm adapter for Xbox One use
  • Microphone could have been better
  • Could have incorporated a small pop filter

KitGuru says: with the ability to potentially use this headset across an array of devices, consoles and PCs we really like the Corsair HS45. If you’re in the market for a multipurpose budget, gaming, headset then we strongly recommend checking out this headset. With just a few areas to improve on the pros definitely out weigh the cons here, especially when you consider it arrives with an RRP of £44.99.

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Rating: 8.5.

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