Light and comfortable for hours.
Excellent for travel.
Can be used for many different devices.
Doesn’t cancel outside noise.
No included travel bag.
Lots of cables.
By TechRadar on July 07, 2011
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,...80
By Zath UK on May 17, 2011
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 May 02, 2011
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...69
By HEXUS.net on April 14, 2011
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...90
By Overclock3D on March 30, 2011
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...80
By Gamers Daily News on January 17, 2011
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...90
By Kitguru.net on December 01, 2010
Another quality product from SteelSeries that will be on the Christmas lists of XBOX owners across the...80
By Yet Another Review Site on November 29, 2010
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...90
By HardwareHeaven on November 24, 2010
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...90
By GadgetReview on November 16, 2010
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...80