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Gigabyte Aorus H5 Gaming Headset Review

Rating: 7.0.

Gigabyte Aorus is a familiar name when it comes to motherboards and graphics cards, but not necessarily for peripherals. Back in May we took a look at the M3 mouse and K7 keyboard which proved to be quite impressive considering the reasonable pricing. In this review today, we assess the matching Aorus H5 headset and see if it can score just as highly when it comes to the price to performance ratio.

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Specifications:

  • Headphone type : Stereo 2.0
  • Microphone : Unidirectional
  • Driver: 50mm beryllium metal
  • Headphone Impedance: 29Ω +/- 15%
  • Microphone Impedance : 2.2kΩ
  • Frequency Response Headphone : 50Hz~20KHz
  • Frequency response Microphone : 100Hz~10KHz
  • Sensitivity Headphone : 100 ± 3dB at 1KHz
  • Sensitivity Microphone : -44 ± 3dB at 1KHz
  • Cable Length: 3m
  • Weight 285g (excluding cable)
  • Connector Type: USB 2.0 for lighting power, 2 x 3.5mm Audio connectors
  • Compatible devices: PC, Laptop, Mobile

Pros:

  • Customisable RGB lighting.
  • Bendable, detachable microphone sounds good.
  • Lightweight and comfortable.
  • Multi-platform compatible.

Cons:

  • Poor software.
  • It feels and looks cheaper than it is.
  • In-line controls can feel awkward.
  • Cable connectivity makes multi-platform impractical.

You can buy the Aorus H5 gaming headset for £59.99 HERE.

KitGuru says: The Aorus H5 headset has some good features and is comfortable to wear but we’re not sure it’s worth the £60 price tag. However, we do think it is a good budget headset to pick up if you can find it at the right price. 

Rating: 7.0.

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