Most gaming headphones are made by companies better known for video game gear than for audio equipment. Enter Sennheiser, recording industry stalwarts trusted by people who actually use headphones to listen to music.
AU Editor’s Note: The prices have been changed to reflect local listings. You can currently get the PC 373D from Scorptec, PC Case Gear, MWAVE and some specialist audio outlets.
A few weeks ago someone from Sennheiser emailed asking if I’d like to check out their new PC 373D surround-sound gaming headphones. I’ve since put the headset through its paces over the course of a few weeks of regular video game playing. (Which, for me this time of year, means an exhaustive marathon of all kinds of games.) Here’s what I’ve found.
The PC 373D costs $399 new, though you can usually find one for a little less. It’s a USB-only headset that is accompanied by a standalone…