Steelseries Arctis Pro + Gamedac Review

Steelseries Arctis Pro + Gamedac review

It is not a hidden secret that gamers are very choosy when it comes to picking a headphone they will use to play games. There are a number of different kinds of headphones available in the market but an audiophile headphone definitely takes the cake when it comes to delivering supreme quality sound with absolutely no flaws. Considering how essential it is for your headphone to deliver the sound at the exact time the game moves, gamers will love reading this Steelseries Arctis Pro + Gamedac review.

We spend a lot of time playing gaming and we can safely say that one of the worst things that a gamer faces is to have the audio delivered later than the actual image. This throws you off your game and you can end up losing only because of a mistake that your headphones made.

We explored a variety of different kinds of headphones before we decided to review these Steelseries Arctis Pro + Gamedac headphones. These audiophile headphones are an amazing pair when it comes to gaming and since they are not an expensive audiophile device we would suggest that you will not only enjoying your games with them but also listen to some amazing music while you’re at it.

Gamers Delight

 

There are a number of gaming headphones you can invest in and you may also get them at much cheaper prices than what these headphones come at. However, all gaming headphones have some flaws or the other and none of them are as fast as these Steelseries Arctis Pro + Gamedac headphones.

Sometimes people believe that because their desktop is a little slow their headphones are also slow and do not deliver sound at the right time. The truth, however, is that if you don’t have good quality headphones there might be a slight difference in the time when the picture is shown versus when the audio is heard and this will throw you off your game.

If you faced this problem a couple of times you need to get your hands on a fast headphone. The Steelseries Arctis Pro + Gamedac headphones are something you should give a try right away.

Sound

 

One of the best reasons to invest in the Steelseries Arctis Pro is the surround sound feature. It helps deliver a realistic 3D audio environment and this is better than any of the other gaming headset we have reviewed. You will manage to pick up gun fire and footsteps a lot better with this headset, helping you enhance your overall performance in the game.

The Gamedac allows you to quickly toggle between the sound settings enabling you to get the sound you prefer listening to. The headset is accurate when it comes to producing sounds. Its bass is a little boosted but that helps enhance the clarity in a way.
If you are using the headphones to listen to music, it’s not going to be as overwhelming an experience as it is with gaming. The surround sound feature works best in a gaming environment and while it has a decent audio output; it doesn’t contribute much to music.

These headsets are specifically designed for gamers and if you are looking to invest in them for your music listening experience, we would suggest checking out other models. When paired with the Gamedac and the gaming console, the sound quality in your game will be impeccable and that’s what these headphones are most popular for.

Design

 

The Steelseries Arctis Pro Gamedac headphones come as a complete package and this makes it an amazing gaming headset. This audiophile device was created keeping in mind the requirement of gamers and one of the first things you will notice when you lay your eyes on the device is that it is elegant and stylish to look at.

There are not too many large or stylish icons or logos that stand out and the headphones do not look tacky in any way. It comes with a gun metal finish that makes it look really expensive. It has ear cups that are easy to move and it comes with a soft touch body and light cushions that are perfect for people who want to wear it for long hours.

The headband is very comfortable and whether you want to share it with other gamers or you plan on hanging it around your neck, this headphone will always work well for you. Another reason we love these headphones is because you can wear them for long and they won’t make you feel uncomfortable in anyway. It also has LED lights that run around the ear cups which actually make them look like gaming headphones. You can customize the lights using the gameDAC.

One of the best things about the microphone is that you can move it out of the way or keep it out of your sight when you want to play. There is also no need for you to reach for your mouse when you are in the middle of a game. If you plan on reducing or increasing the volume the Steelseries Arctis Pro + Gamedac headphone ear cup has the volume button. All you need to do is press the buttons and you are good to go.

GameDAC

One of the best features of the Steelseries Arctis Pro + Gamedac headphone is the gameDAC which is an analogue audio converter designed specifically for gaming. Although some consoles come with their own converter, this actually helps to increase your gaming performance, design and engineering.

It has its own amplifier circuit so you won’t have any distortion in terms of the noise that you hear. You can use this device on your mobile phone as well however it is something that you will enjoy more when you are connected to your PC or your gaming console.

Performance

 

It is no secret that the performance of the Steelseries Arctis Pro + Gamedac headphone is amazing and it is one of the best gaming headphones you will find. Since it comes with the perfect gameDAC support we highly recommend these headphones because it gives you unmatched and supreme quality experience that you cannot get with any other gaming headphone.

Pros

  • Audiophile sound quality
  • Ergonomic design
  • Good quality control
  • Volume buttons provided
  • Dedicated gameDAC

Cons

  • It is expensive for a gaming headphone

Verdict

If you are looking for headphones that are supremely designed specifically for gaming then this Steelseries Arctis Pro + Gamedac review would have been great for you. Although these headphones will set you back a few dollars, we recommend them because it will help you improve your game.

When it boils down to the fraction of a second in a game, this headphone that actually manages to deliver better quality music and sound and that helps decides the winner. Apart from being able to use these headphones for gaming, you can also use them for listening to music so it’s an all in one device.

Most gaming headphones are not audiophile headphones and this is why the quality of these headphones is a lot better in comparison to other gaming headphones. This is why they cost a little more.

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