SteelSeries Spectrum 5XB

  • SteelSeries Spectrum 5XB
82
Based on 12 scores, 17 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    5
  • Good:
    5
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Light and comfortable for hours.
  • Excellent for travel.
  • Terrific sound.

Cons:

  • Doesn’t cancel outside noise.
  • No included travel bag.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechRadar on 80

Although the SteelSeries Spectrum 5XB gaming headset is compatible with PCs, and is perfectly good at playing music, it really comes into its own if used when playing games online on Xbox 360. In games where communicating with teammates is essential,...

By Zath UK on -

In conclusion the SteelSeries Spectrum 5xB is a great headset, one that would be very hard to beat if you are an Xbox gamer and even one that I would recommend to any PC gamer as well. In fact if it wasn’t for the £59 price tag I would...

By Bit-tech.net on 69

Getting the SteelSeries Spectrum 5XB out of the box is likely to inspire mixed emotions. You’re likely to be excited (yay my new headset is here) but as soon as you get them in your hands you’ll be wondering if they’ve forgot to add...

By HEXUS.net on 90

Performance-wise, you really do get what you pay for with XMB. The unidirectional microphone ensures that it doesn't pick up noise from across your room, so you can quite happily play music loudly and know that you won't end up crackling down...

By Overclock3D on 80

Putting the Spectrum 5XB to the test is one of the more enjoyable tasks as a reviewer. After all, playing games for fun is something we can all relate to and so besides paying extra attention to the audio it was just a standard weekend.Everything...

By Gamers Daily News on 90

When you think SteelSeries the first thing that comes to mind usually is professional-grade PC gaming gear but SteelSeries is starting to branch out to answer the demand for professional-grade Xbox 360 gear.With more and more XBOX 360 LAN events and...

By Kitguru.net on 80

Another quality product from SteelSeries that will be on the Christmas lists of XBOX owners across the...

By Yet Another Review Site on 90

Readers of this site will know I am quite partial to the headsets that Steelseries sell. This is because they tend to bridge the gap between price, quality and performance very well. However, until now I have only been able to experience these...

By HardwareHeaven on 90

As we have come to expect from SteelSeries the Spectrum 5XB is certainly a quality headset. It feels solid, has a lovely finish and the use of components such as braided cable ensure long term reliability. In terms of design the 5XB again impresses...

By GadgetReview on 80

Pros:Light and comfortable for hours Excellent for travel Cons:Doesn’t cancel outside noise No included travel bag Headphones and game consoles aren’t especially compatible. The method used by Logitech with their F540 was ingenious and...

By Vortez on -

In conclusion I’m pleased with the Spectrum 5XB Gaming Headset. It provides great directional audio but still allows you to hear team-mates perfectly and to also be heard by them. The retractable microphone is a neat solution for those that want to...

By GamingShogun on -

My wife LOVES the Steelseries Spectrum 5xb headset! After years of asking me to turn down the volume on the television while I enjoy some late-night gaming sessions, now she can sleep in relative peace. I love the headset for an entirely different...

International Review By dome.fi on -

Yhä useamman pelaajan vannoessa langattomien kuulokkeiden nimeen ja pelaamisen siirtyessä kasvavassa määrin makuuhuoneesta olohuoneeseen on joskus vaikea kuvitella, että joku käyttäisi erikoistuneita ja langallisia...

International Review By Level 7 on -

Steelseries har lanserat en Spectrum-serie med headsets som mixar både spelets eget ljud och dina medspelares röster i samma hörlurar. Med hjälp av reglage ställer du in volymen för de olika ljudkällorna. Båda lurarna har utmärkt ljud, som är...

International Review By zeden.net on 80

Le Steelseries Spectrum 5XB est un casque filaire robuste, transportable et facile à brancher. Ajoutez à cela qu’il est confortable, vous obtenez un très bon produit. La qualité sonore est très bonne et le système de...

International Review By Xbox Aktuell on 89

Diesen Herbst hat SteelSeries die Xbox 360 für sich entdeckt und mit dem Spectrum 5xb ein spezielles Headset auf den Markt gebracht, dass den höchsten Ansprüchen der Spieler genügen soll und speziell für Microsofts Konsole...

International Review By FZ.se on 60

Det har blivit trevligare att använda chattfunktionen i Xbox Live efter den senaste uppdateringen. Microsoft bytte äntligen ut ded gamla codecen mot en modernare, och struntade i den gamla gränsen på 64k-uppkoppling. Redan det var ju...