Best Headphones For Streamers in 2020

Finding a great headphone for your streaming session could be very tricky because in 2020 there are a lot of headphones and headsets on the market.

In this list, I included six different headphones, in order to help everyone find what they are looking for.

However, one thing is common in these beautiful headphones: they are all very comfortable and high-quality items, and they would serve any streamer well!

1. The premium quality: Logitech G Pro X Headset

What's in the box?

  • The headset

  • A pair of memory foam and leather earpads

  • External USB sound card (DAC)

  • Cable with a microphone mute button

  • Splitter cable

  • Braided cable with volume adjuster

  • Detachable microphone

  • Storing pouch


  • Expandable, flexible and yoking ear caps

  • Lightweight

  • Comfortable with glasses

  • Natural sounding (perfect for FPS games)

  • Detachable Blue microphone

  • Built-in and downloadable EQ presets in the software (such as TSM Myth's and TSM Bjergsen's presets)

  • Also available in a wireless version


  • Ear caps are not rotatable (uncomfortable when you rest it on your neck)

  • Pricey

  • Full list of features only available for PC users

2. Premium quality wireless headset: Astro Gaming A50 headset

What's in the box?

  • The headset

  • Wireless base station (either PC/Mac, Xbox or Playstation 4)

  • Charging stand

  • Micro USB cable

  • Optical cable


  • High range (up to 30 ft)

  • Very comfortable and light

  • Astro Command Centre with customizable EQs (presets for both Xbox, PC and Playstation 4)

  • Automatically turns off when it is not used

  • You can purchase multiple base stations to get the functionality of both consoles


  • The microphone's quality is only decent (because it is wireless)

  • Tight fit (might not be comfortable on bigger heads)

  • Pricey

3. The decent wired: HyperX Cloud Stinger

What's in the box?

  • Only the headset


  • Very cheap

  • Lightweight

  • Flat sound (little bass)

  • Long jack cable

  • 90-degree rotating earcups

  • Best for starting streamers at this price point


  • It's an older model

  • The cable is not detachable

  • Completely made of plastic

4. The decent wireless: Turtle Beach Elite Atlas Aero

What's in the box?

  • The headset

  • Wireless USB transmitter

  • Detachable microphone

  • USB charging cable

  • Jack cable with audio control buttons


  • Very cheap, great price for this quality

  • Customizable for using it with glasses

  • Incredibly comfortable

  • 30 hours of battery life

  • Rich and very realistic audio quality

  • Usable with PC as well as all consoles (with the jack cable)


  • Short charging cable

  • No stand included in the box

  • Not very sturdy

  • Lacking range

5. The fancy and professional: SteelSeries Arctis Pro

What's in the box?

  • The headset

  • Size adjusting textile strap

  • USB GameDAC

  • Jack cable

  • USB Cable

  • Microphone windscreen


  • Clear sounding microphone

  • Fancy RGB on the ear caps

  • Steel and aluminum alloy parts

  • Premium feeling

  • Available in a wireless version


  • Thin cable

  • Pricey

  • Not compatible with Xbox One

6. For streamers with external microphone: Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

What's in the box?

  • The headphones

  • Jack adapter with two jack sizes

  • Drawstring pouch


  • Open-back headphones which are great for FPS gamers

  • Very comfortable, plushie ear cups, which are replaceable

  • Very clear sound

  • Extremely long and sturdy cable


  • Non-detachable cable, which is coiled

  • It's a headphone, not a headset

  • Requires a separate AMP to power it up properly

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