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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Versatile and Affordable

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    CraigB
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    Pros Connections for almost any type of device Comfortable over the ear fit Bluetooth DAC for 7.1 surround on PC games Positional sound in PC games can even place sounds behind Overall balanced sound Sound still loud even when wired to smartphone Breathable fabric reduces sweating during long sessions Tension on head strong enough without being too tight Extra earpiece pads are softer Earpiece pads are washable Includes carrying bag Cons Limited instructions Folding doesn’t reduce bulk Separate bag for adapters doesn’t have a place in the main bag Fabric on installed earpiece pads could be smoother for longer listening Changing pads could be easier Cables should have integrated straps to allow better organization Default sound without EQ adjustment makes headphones sound weak Many people purchase headphones for separate uses. Not because they want separate headphones but rather headphones did not exist with connections to multiple devices. For most people, it would be great to have one set of headphones that is good enough for nearly any use. The Logitech G433 headphones attempt to the type of headphones that are affordable and adaptable so that you don’t have to spend a fortune on multiple headsets. The primary focus is on gaming but with all the connectors they easily suit other scenarios. Included in the box you will find 2 main cables. Both have the smaller stereo headset jacks which fit most smartphones, stereos, tablets, game consoles, and PCs. One cable has built in volume controls and a mic mute button best suited for gaming while the other includes a push to talk mic that uses the volume controls on the device, such as tablets and smartphones. For best sound on a PC there is an included USB DAC which allows 7.1 surround sound allow positional audio within games. If you can’t use the USB adapter and want sound to your PC and you have a separate jack for input, there is an adapter that splits input and output to separate jacks so you connect to your PC’s headphone and mic jacks using the same cable. A boom microphone is also included that plugs directly into the left earpiece for in game communications. The boom microphone is listed as having a pop filter. Although not tested, any improvements to microphones for in game are a welcomed edition. The earpieces and headband are listed as microfiber. Although comfortable, if you are expecting the installed earpads to be soft you will be disappointed. The material is soft enough to be useable for long periods but is has a rough texture. This at first might seem to be a bad thing but it does seem to solve one nagging issue that can happen with extended use of headphones, particularly in gaming, and that is sweat. The material makes up for some of this roughness by allowing them to breath preventing the annoying sweat buildup that seems to happen on some. Thankfully, if you can’t handle the texture there are softer earpads included in the box. The whole package comes with two carrying bags. One for the headphones and one for the adapters. They do the job well but a more foldable design for the headphones in the future would be appreciated. Strangely, there is no storage location for the accessories bag inside the main bag. You are left with the choice of either jamming it in with the headphones or carrying it separately. One bag with accessory pockets or at least a secondary pouch for the accessory bag would make carrying easier. Another small tweak that could go a long way would be integrated cable straps to allow neatly bundling cables to put in the bag when done. If the versatility has you interested, you might find sound quality sells the whole package. Being realistic, these headphones are not top end audiophile quality but they are well balanced for most uses with an overall good range. The primary focus is on gaming and when used with the included USB DAC the 7.1 surround sound does quite well. Sounds were easily recognized as coming from a certain direction. If someone was coming up from behind you, you would hear the sound behind you as you would expect. This makes games more immersive and hair raising when you didn’t expect anything to be behind you. Equalizer adjustments are dependent on the connected device but they work well for watching movies, listening to games, audiobooks, and of course gaming. Surprisingly, for such large headphones they can achieve high volume even when driven by the amplifier built into a smartphone. The overall audio range is good enough to allow crisp dialog while including enough bass to give some impact when needed. Most people will likely want to make at least some basic EQ adjustments as the default audio just doesn’t do the headphone justice. If you are a person who likes headphones with heavy bass these are not for you. For others who would want to have a single pair of headphones that can adapt to nearly any situation with good sound quality and comfortable extended listening for an affordable price, the Logitech G433 headphones just might be the perfect fit.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    May Be Great One Day, But Not Now

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    Wraith
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    Let me start by saying that I am a huge Logitech fan. I have owned so many Logitech products over the years that I could probably fill a Logitech museum. I have also been very impressed lately with the Logitech team and their pushing of the envelope both in their mainline products as well as forging new ones (their new Spotlight presenter device is phenomenal), but as the saying goes, if you don't fail every now and then, you aren't trying hard enough. Unfortunately, the G433 Gaming Headset is that failure, at least for me. I have a ton of headphones (gaming, general, and audiophile) and I was able to A/B compare these headphones with others from across that spectrum and they fell to every single one in each match up. The main headphones that I used to test against were some Turtle Beach x11s with the Earforce DSS system, some Sennheiser HD558s, and some Turtle Beach XO Fours. First let me let you know how I intended on using them. I wanted them as a nice set of headphones to use not only with PC games on my laptop but also on my Xbox One. These headphones are only 7.1 on Windows PCs and are just stereo on game systems or a Mac. Let's start with how they work as a PC gaming headphone. This one is easy, THEY DON'T. They work if you just plug them in to the headphone jack and use them as a stereo headset but if you try to use the USB dongle that allows the 7.1 surround sound, it will not work. I tried it out both on my brand new Samsung Notebook 9 Pro running Windows 10 as well as my work computer running Windows 7 (yeah I know, I've been yelling at the IT guys for a while now to come up to speed). Every time I tried to use the USB dongle with the associated Logitech Gaming Software that you need to enable the 7.1 settings, the sound system would completely freeze. I tried multiple different ways to make it work but could not find a way that did not cause the sound system to lock-up every time. Perhaps the software isn't ready for prime time and a future update will clear everything up, but as it stands right now, I am unable to use them to their full ability on my PC. Now for the Xbox. I have hooked these up directly into the new Xbox controller as well as into two different Surround Sound DACs (the Turtle Beach one as well as the Astro Mixamp Pro). In all cases the sound was inferior to that produced by either pair of Turtle Beach headphones or the Sennheisers plugged in the same way. I will say that there is a strong possibility that I have a defective plug with these headphones but that is not conclusive. I say this because I can get radically different sounds from these headphones just by rotating the plug in the socket. It would seem that, at least with these systems, it can not make a perfect connection every time. If that is the case, then this review may be biased by that fact. Without purchasing another pair, which I am not inclined to do at this point, I can't really tell what the problem is. They didn't seem to have this problem with the PCs but none of the other headphones had this problem on the Xbox. All I can say is that the headphones seem to range from either very boomy with all the detail lost in the bass or the sound is so weak that you have to strain to hear some elements of the game. Either way, it made for a not very fun gaming experience while using them. Where Logitech DID really succeed is in bringing a lot of value along with these headphones. For a $99 headphone, Logitech provides a nicely made, comfortable, and stylish set of headphones. The supplied accessories are also very nice. From the carry bag to the cable bag, to the extra set of velour earpads, to the nice cabling with fabric sheathing, everything is spot on. Speaking of those velour earpads, I would definitely swap those out first thing. The pair on the headphones when you get them use the same fabric as the rest of the headphone covering and can feel a bit rough (at least to my ears) but the other pads that are supplied are much softer but do retain a bit more heat so your ears might get a bit sweatier during game play. To wrap things up, are these bad headphones? No, but they don't live up to what they are supposed to or even what I normally expect from Logitech. In the near future with some improved software could they be much better, yes but probably only for the PC. But then again, I may have a faulty cable. Either way, if I am able to find a fix for any of these problems, I will update my review accordingly but right now the G433s just don't cut it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Gaming Mic / Headphone fantastic on all PLATFORMS!

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    CrysisComplex
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    Been a while since I got a set of wired gaming headphones and these pretty much suits every single of of my needs. This set of headphones/gaming mic with a set of items depending which platform you would like to use it for but more on that later. Logitech G433 7.1 Surround Sound Wireless headset with DTS X / PRO-G is something that if you want to get a mic for all of your gaming platforms this is it hands down. Presentation of the box is nice showing and telling you giving detail what the headphones can do. As for the headphones themselves I love the design. I ended up with the dark blue camo color headphones. The headphones are lightweight, like really light on on the head and fits very snug. Dark blue plastic feels sturdy enough around the headphones itself. inside the box comes an extra set of Ear mesh pads for replacement and also claim to be washable. The mesh material feels nice to hold and touch. Logitech did a good job in this regards. Inside the box, You get everything you need to plug the headphones to your gaming platform of choice. USB DAC with 3.5 mm for PC, Basic Console / PC mic cord with mute control, Mobile Cable for using with your phone...There is also a PC splitter are all inside as well. As person who own or at-lease tested most of these platforms I will tell you my experience with them all. Boom mic provided was pretty much the same across the board. It's a good mic. Every one of the members of the clan I am in could hear me clear with no problems and I'm sure if you are going to use for streaming with twitch everyone will hear you loud and clear. PC: This was the best experience with the headphones I had playing movies and games in 7.1 was a delight. USB DAC gave these headphones a boost in bass which these G455 are lacking without it. The drivers are the best to grace these headphones. Playing CS:GO / GTAV / Gears of War 4 / Forza I could hear every single gunshot and engine around me. These headphones might also be useful for VR as well. If you getting them of PC gaming you are golden with no issues at all. PS4 / Nintendo Switch / XBOne: Sound is downgraded to just stereo due to the fact that the DAC doesn't work for gaming consoles for obvious reasons. But the sound is great for what it is. While I have a gaming PC, family like to play on consoles so these headphones was mostly used for console time. While using it for hours the sweat/stain resistant fabric worked well. When using the G433 on the consoles the bass is awful in my opinion, it is just lacking. I really notice it when playing Killing Floor 2 on PS4 and a "BOOM" from a level 25 demolition rocket was not there. Disappointing. Still I can't fault these headphones since you are most likely buying these to use across every gaming device. The mute switch is well built into the cord and not loose so it seems to me these are built to last. Mobile: About the same as console as far as sound quality goes but at-lease they give you a mic cord so you can rock these like everyday headphones for music. Strange enough these headphones does a decent job of that as well. Played Soundcloud and Apple Music with an iPad and it sound great. Audiophiles most likely won't be pleased with these G433 though. Mids are clean but the bass is once again bad. Which when you look at the overall picture of what these headphones can do, I think its still a great thing. Logitech also throws in two carrying bags inside (One for the headphones itself and one for your cords. both the same color of the headphones themselves.) which is a nice bonus. I think G433 are awesome if you are looking for a jack of all trades for all of your gaming platforms at a fantastic price honestly. I am happy to own a set because I just want one set of headphones that work for every gaming device I got. These take care of that and I highly recommend theses to any gamer out there.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good sound, short cable

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    In my PC gaming time, I've owned some extremely high-end headsets but never a 7.1 headset, so I had some high hopes, and for the most part, this did not disappoint. First, the styling is a bit different than what you'd normally see on a headset, it's cloth covered, which leads me to wonder if it will pick up dirt, oils from hands, etc. a little more easily than a plastic one that could be wiped off. Second, despite being marketed as a 7.1 surround sound headset, it's a stereo headset with virtual 7.1 surround capabilities through the Logitech Gaming application. The 7.1 surround capabilities only function on a PC when using the Logitech USB dongle. It does an alright job at it, but I imagine a headset with separate drivers would do a better job. This headset does not do 7.1 surround when connected to a console. Third, the cable is comically short for being a wired PC headset. Interestingly they included a second one to use with phones, but the one they specifically have as a PC headset wire is not longer. The boom mic is detachable, which I have my reservations about having experienced other headsets with detachable boom mics where that is the single point of failure for the whole system, so I'm hoping this will not be a repeat performance. Admittedly, those were not logitech headsets. It comes with a nice cloth carry bag and a separate cloth carry bag for the wires, I imagine they have it in mind people will take this with them when they go console gaming. The sound itself is actually quite good. I get more bass out of this headset than most that I've experienced with the exception of the super-high-end. The logitech gaming application has a 7.1 surround demo which sounds cool and displays what the headset's virtual surround can do for the most part, the bass portion of the demo left me wonder if my face was vibrating. As for outside of that, I did experience the surround in some games if I was paying attention, but it didn't really stand out. Bottom line, if you want a cool looking stereo headset with virtual surround capabilities, that sounds good and is reasonably comfortable to wear, then this is up your alley. It does a good job at what it does, without being terribly stellar.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A Definite Improvement

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    The Logitech G433's are a definite improvement over the G430's. Build quality seems to be improved from the last generation. They are lightweight and flexible, but do not feel cheap or flimsy. They cloth texture on the outside is unique and stylish. Although it is purportedly stain resistant, I'm not sure what I will do when they get dirty. The overall design is simple and the headset looks fantastic. They are initially comfortable, however, I found myself replacing the fabric ear cups after 20 minutes because they were too abrasive against my skin. I'm very happy that Logitech includes a set of microfiber ear cups, that made the headset much more comfortable. However, they don't breathe very well so my ears got a bit sweaty after long gaming sessions. The headband seems a bit tight at first, but time will tell if the tension gets better. I also really like the modular cables, headset and microphone can be unplugged for transport. These are comfortable for long gaming sessions. Sound quality is very nicely balanced. High, mids and lows are heard clearly. Bass won't blow out your eardrums, but give enough presence. Since this is a gaming headset, the 7.1 surround is on point. Playing FPS's or games that rely on directional audio is where this headset really shines. The microphone is an improvement from the previous generation. While chatting with friends in Discord, they immediately noticed an improvement in my audio quality. But I would not use this mic solely for audio recording. Since the microphone is detachable, it allows this headset to be worn casually for music. The USB adapter allows you to achieve 7.1 surround sound on a PC. Otherwise the various cables allow you to connect to phones, tablets, Xbox, PS4 or even PC to get normal stereo. I like the accessories. The additional cables have braided jackets and have a nice feel to them. They all tuck nicely into a zippered cord pouch and they can be added with the headset into a larger zippered pouch for transport. I'm thankful for the extra earpads. The original earpads were abrasive enough that micro-movements from turning my head scratched my skin. The Logitech G433's are a little pricey for the performance. Since Kingston HyperX Cloud II's have fallen under $99, I would still choose them over the G433's. The microphone boom isn't as flexible as I'd like it to be. The microphone picks up my voice and plays it through my headset. The closer I have the mic to my face, the louder the noise gets. I'm not fond of this, but others may like it. Overall, a nice headset. I would have no problems recommending it to a friend over the previous generation.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great gaming headphones

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    When I first unboxed the Logitech G433 headphones, they looked nice with the blue camo coloring, but the feel of the earcups made me think that they might be cheaply made. The headphones come equipped with a pair of cloth covered earcups, but those can be swapped out for an included set covered in a micro-fiber type material. Although both sets feel a bit flimsy, this is to reduce the overall weight of the headphones and to keep your head cool for long gaming sessions. The headband is fully adjustable and the earcups rotate, so combined with the light-weight earcups, the headphones can be worn for hours with no real issues... even if you wear glasses. Connecting the headphones to my laptop was fairly simple: attaching the removable boom mic (which is a nice feature for traveling) and setting up the USB cabling took only a few minutes. The headphones can also be connected through the headphone/mic jacks, but to get the 7.1 surround sound you need to use USB. There's also a cable for use with a mobile device, but I haven't tried that since I don't use a headset with my phone when I'm at my house. I also installed the Logitech software which allows you to fine tune the surround settings to your own taste. The software also allows you to control any other Logitech devices (mice, keyboards, etc) from one location, which is nice. To start, I listened to some music and watched a few videos, and although the sound from the headphones was good, it lacked a bit of clarity at times when compared to some of the other headphones I have that are marketed primarily for those purposes. Don't get me wrong, these headphones sound good when listening to music, but when I used them for gaming, it was clear that was their niche; the sound in every game I've tried so far is great. Even though the earcups allow a bit more outside noise in, the sound that's delivered more than makes up for it. The mic is also crystal clear according to others in my Teamspeak channels. As of now, I'm not using any of my other headphones for gaming. Overall, I'm extremely pleased with these headphones. They're light, comfortable, keep my head much cooler than my other headphones, and the sound when gaming is much better than any other headphones I have. If you're looking for a moderately priced set of gaming headphones, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend these.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    an underated contender

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    Logitech has been long time out making worthy headset for PC, they've polish every new design sometimes they do mistakes or succeed in a very populated and complicated category "headset", they accomplish the basics, good stereo sound and good microphone, accompanied of useful accessories like usb sound card, extra earcup pads from a different material, a bag instead of hardcase but that's the case of this category. Me I have been using this headset for more than 1 year switching between other nice headsets and I explain why, the logitech g433 design is right but rare time I felt like I want take them out, that could be the mesh fabric on top but I'm unsure, I strip out to max opening to relax my ears a little bit, they feel comfy but they can become uncomfy, I'm not using the earpad made of that mesh fabric cuz it makes a scratching sound that can be annoying, so since day 1 I have been using the suede ones, I like the big open earcup around your ears, the drivers are in angle correct to your ears positioning, so everything looks all right about sound, well yes and no, first the drivers are dull without the usb sound card, let's say you want connect it to your pc through audio jack, phone, or console, they sound lacking of everything sound is crisp but dead. The usb card which is meant to use in pc I found it will work on consoles as well connected in a usb port and changing source audio to usb the system menus to avoid bugs, it works ok it has more power but still it's not that great, so what is happening here? independently of using virtual surround, stereo, etc. this DAC usb audio card doesn't make justice to the real capacity of this headset, if you have a dac or a worthy audio onboard in your pc, please be my guest try them! you will find a totally worthy headphones, nice bass nice trebble and mid that where non existent before, the latest logitech based on this series Logitech G pro same design, faux leather pads, no usb card, this headset is meant to be powered accordingly with its hidden capacity. I like it has wider audio than most nice gaming headsets, easily able to pinpoint enemies locations on fps games, music is much very appreciate if you aren't heavy bass demanding person, overall sound quality goes way up than the product delivered usb card, I use it on pc with a usb card from another headset, on consoles I use DAC, phones well I can't upgrade it unless I have a portable dac I don't use it anyway who wants to wear a gaming headset connected to its phone. Microphone quality is above average close to one of the best out there and it can bend and detach, the main line can be detach as well, the outer fabric it's nice approach but gets dirt easily, I got this for 50 bucks I can't complain. Conclusion: excellent audio if you use your own dac, excellent microphone, so-so comfy, ok discrete design that doesn't scream gamer.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing Gaming Headset. Value for Money

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    Logitech - G433 Wired 7.1 Gaming Headset is must have accessory for gaming and general use. It is very light and comfortable to use, 7.1 surround sound which is perfect for gaming. The ear cups have a cloth-like exterior to match the grille cloth. The right ear cup holds 3.5mm connections for both the audio cable and the removable boom mic, a flexible rubber arm that clicks securely into place. The headset comes with the aforementioned two pairs of ear pads and detachable boom mic, plus two cables, a cloth carrying bag, and a 7.1-channel USB sound card. The PC cable is 6.5 feet long and wrapped in cloth, features an inline remote with volume wheel and mic mute switch. There is another 5 feet cable included for phone. The mobile cable is plain rubber and features an inline mic with a single play/pause button. The carrying case is a soft, zip-up pouch that comfortably holds the headset with the ear cups folded flat. It also has lot of room for both cables and the extra ear pads. The included 7.1-channel USB sound card lets G433 simulate surround sound with audio processing and mixing between the headset's stereo drivers. Surround sound is great for all games and Mic quality is outstanding. The Logitech G433 is a very flexible wired gaming headset that comes with a ton of accessories which include two cables, two sets of ear pads, a carrying case, and a USB sound card enabling simulated surround all add up to a very good deal for $100.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good quality sound and construction

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    This new headset from Logitech is attractive, well built, comfortable for long gaming sessions, and offers high quality sound. The headset comes packaged with a really nice carrying bag, multiple connecting cables to fit consoles and phones, and a USB device that provides a high quality DAC for simulated positional audio on PCs. The set also includes a detachable boom mic for multiplayer chat. Finally, there is a spare set of padded ear cups which is a nice touch. I tested the G433 on a Windows 10 PC and an XBox One and will cover each in turn. The XBox One connection is made via the Xbox controller with attached headset adapter. Although the sparse documentation suggests that the headset supports only stereo sound on Xbox, recent XBox software updates allow you to enable Windows Sonic for Headphones to provide software simulated surround sound. I found the Xbox experience to be at least as good as the official MS headset, probably better sounding and certainly more comfortable over the long haul. On PC, I installed the included USB DAC. Windows 10 identified the device correctly and installed drivers automatically and the set worked just fine. Although I didn't see this in the directions, Logitech also has "Logitech Gaming Software" which according to the G433 product page on their website must be installed in order to activate the 7.1 effect via the USB DAC. I tried the set with and without the Logitech software, and the Logitech drivers definitely do make a difference. My comments about quality are based on usage with the software installed. On the PC, the USB DAC provided subjectively high quality sound. While I didn't try to do formal tests of distortion or other metrics, the setup sounded great to my ears with no discernible background hiss and very clear, smooth audio rendering. I tested the positional audio in multiple games and the effect worked quite well for me. I could definitely tell the direction from which in-game voices and ambient sounds were coming. In Far Cry 4 the effect was especially pronounced and I could clearly hear the sound moving among the 7 potential positions. That said, there are also some occasional processing artifacts related to the Logitech software, none of which I heard without those drivers installed. The primary one I noticed is that some sounds, especially voices, occasionally had an over-processed sound and/or echo to them. It sounded a bit like they were in a tunnel even though the game environment may have been out in the open. I suspect the drivers will get updated with time. Overall, I really like these headphones. The quality of sound and construction is great, they open weave fabric makes them cool to wear, and they come with a solid range of accessories that were clearly made with gamers in mind. Even the connecting audio cable is nicely made with a woven fabric cable cover that should resist kinking and fraying. The occasional processing artifacts in the software keep this set from earning a 5-star rating, but I think this will improve with time and the set is still enjoyable to use even with this minor issue. If you enjoy PC gaming, this is a great choice. If you want a great PC 7.1 headset that also handles console play, this is a slam dunk.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Misses the mark on comfort ...

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    After breaking these cans in for several weeks I can say that I am honestly shocked at how well they perform/sound. They could use a tad bit more gain to their maximum volume output but I won't dock the overall rating for it - as many of the current offerings of head sets have this same issue. The inline volume dial is nicely placed. I'm not a huge fan of the typical driver software that accompanies gaming head sets but Logitech has actually done a nice job integrating the controls for the G433's into their already mature Gaming Software app and the various controls are intuitive and straight forward. I am also wary to the effect many software installations for peripherals can have on an operating system and pay close attention to Event logs. I can confidently report that the Logitech software doesn't cause errors or disrupt Windows in any noticeable way. Good job Logitech! I ran through many of the games in my Steam library and found them all to sound on par with the Steel Series cans I had been using. The sound field was very spacial, dynamic and immersive. The pseudo surround mode works but not to my liking - but that is a common problem and I have yet to find a head set that does a good job with simulated surround sound - so I won't hold anything against this particular head set. The construction is solid except for one major aspect - the head band. Personally I prefer head sets that incorporate an inside suspension band. The G433's feel solid in hand, I like the detachable microphone and the ear cups articulate nicely to match the contours of a head - but the solid head band as designed is very uncomfortable after just 1 hour of game play. That's really unfortunate. With head shapes being such a huge variable, your mileage may very, but the simplest solution would be for Logitech to design in a secondary suspension band - and then I would call this head set near perfect. Because of this I am deducting one star from my rating. Summary Full fidelity and excellent control via software. Head set feels solid in hand and the articulating ear cups are very flexible - but both versions of the cup pads are very stiff when new - only time will tell on how well they break in and hold up to use. Restricted, top-end volume gain - but typical for the price point. The camo blue is very cool but I would prefer the red ones if I had a choice. Uncomfortable head band needs a redesign. The inside padding is inadequate and simply not good enough to support a long game play duration. I can only recommend this head set with the obvious caveat that there is potential for discomfort. Give them a try and see how they work out for you.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great universal headset, best for PC

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    Excellent headset that definitely exceeds expectations. Comfortable, great sound, easy set up. It is clear to me that Logitech paid attention to detail in this headset. I was glad to see universal compatibility. However, I would say these are best for PC, although good on consoles as well. Includes matching cases for the accessories as well as the headset. Very fun to use. Pros: Great, breathable fabric. Nice Camo design (I had blue camo) Excellent sound and effects Good quality cords, Nice Design Easy/quick setup Includes matching storage cases Logitech support Quality Mic Cons: Reduced functionality on Consoles (PS4/Xbox) Plastic on headset doesn’t feel as nice/quality as the fabric No Mac compatibility Possibly short cord length depending on setup I really enjoyed this headset from the first game I played (COD4 remastered on PS4). The quality of the sound was excellent. It was clear, crisp, and highly directional. Unfortunately, the headset plugs in to the controller, so you will not get full use of the 7.1 surround sound. I was initially disappointed, but the sounds effects were remarkable. I did not expect to hear such detail. I could easily place gunfire, footsteps, and artillery. Although it’s basically stereo when using the controller output, the headphones seemed to make it obvious whether the sounds came from behind, above, or to the side. It takes no time at all to get it set up and going. On PC, the sound blew me away. The 7.1 capability really came through and changed the gaming experience. Depending on your setup, the cord may be too short, but I think it was good enough for most. It was also easy to set up on PC, although a more detailed manual would be nice. Definitely changed my experience with Overwatch on PC. There is serious clarity and accuracy with the sound and effects. I really enjoyed the comfortability of the fabric for extended use. My ears did not get too hot from extended use. The camo looks really nice, designed well. It was a nice touch to have matching accessories and headset cases. The Mic was clear (according to team members) and chat sounds came through nicely. I really did not like the reduced capabilities with console use. At this price point, I would consider choosing a different model if you are a primarily console user. This is definitely best on PC. If you use both, this would be a great choice. I use a Mac laptop for portable gaming (although Macs are not really gaming devices), it would be nice to include Mac capability. Overall, a great quality headset from a reputable brand.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Stellar audio, but an uncomfortable design.

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    This headset is somewhat difficult to form an opinion on. I've used other Logitech gaming headsets in the past, and overall I've usually found them to be some of the better ones. But for whatever reason, I just found myself less than impressed with this particular version. It is definitely not for lack of features. The headset has just about everything you could want. Cables for USB, 3 pole mobile jacks, and paired 2 pole PC jacks, two microphone options, two sets of ear pads, an a carrying case for all of it. And taken individually, I really like the a lot of it. The audio quality is great (though as with most surround sound headsets can feel a little distant compared to plain stereo headsets) and both mics have good pickup and easy adjustment. The whole thing is also very lightweight, more so than any other headset of this size I've tried. But these also at times feel a little like problems. The thing is so lightweight that at times I worry about it being too fragile to really take with me, which is supported by the fact that after a day of fairly light use I'd already begun to notice some cosmetic damage to some of the bits. One of the speakers also looks to have slipped out of its mountings, though it's possible that it just came like that and repair looks very straightforward. And I'm left feeling that I really preferred the older headsets that were heavier and didn't have the same bass response just because I didn't feel like they needed to be protected to keep from breaking. It also doesn't help that on my head (which admittedly has a hat size of XXL) it pinches right at the top of my jaw because there isn't enough play in the gimbal to sit flat against the sides of my head. Now, a lot of these issues are fixable. The carrying case that it comes with is essentially just a cloth bag, but if you've got something with even a bit of padding I wouldn't really worry about portability. And with regular use, the band is slowly starting to conform better to my head. I've also had friends who have difficulty with heavier units rave about the lightweight build being infinitely more comfortable. But in the end, my own mixed experiences with it keep me from wholeheartedly endorsing it for everyone. Basically, if you're mostly concerned with audio and weight, this is probably great for you. But if you're looking primarily for prolonged comfort (or just have a large head,) you might want to see if you can try one on before committing to the G433.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Lightweight, Quality Sounding Headphones

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    GrizzlyD
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    The Logitech G433 7.1 Wired Surround headset is quite nice. First off the sound quality is really good. I have a wired and wireless Turtle Beach set and the premium wireless model has slightly deeper bass, but these G433's are easily better than the wired Turtle Beach I have. The sound quality has real good volume, and hits across the entire spectrum where you'd expect it to. I played some games, listened to some movies, and some music and they held up well in all aspects. The mic volume from a listener perspective is real good too. It's not quite as loud as the turtle beach wired set, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. I get less complaints from others as the mic seems to be in that sweet spot of volume. The noise cancellation seems to do pretty well. There is the possibility of heavy breathing if you get it too close, but in most use cases it hits just about right. The mic is also removable which is quite nice. The headphones are quite lightweight and the mesh cups are just the right size to fit around my ear lobes. This makes them quite comfortable for long periods of gaming with regards to heat dissipation and whatnot. My only real complaint here is that the mesh, while it looks great, tends to be a little scratchy. But this is nothing that ruins the experience for me. The headphones come packaged very neatly in a nice compact box with multiple cording options for PC, PS4, XBOX, etc. It's quite nice that it comes with the dongle for connecting to PC's as this saves you having to go out and buy another component. This was a nice addition that likely would have been missing with other purchases. And let's not forget the removable mic; this really makes them usable as music or video listening headphones on the go. Overall I would give these headphones a solid BUY. They look great, they're lightweight, they sound good, and above all are comfortable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great package, Headphone for PC/Xbox/PS4/Mobile

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    Aditya
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    It is easy to drive; and with 40mm drivers its does not need a separate AMP. Off course it will sound better when plugged in one. (Nothing new there) Great Package: Comes with a USB DAC, Two cable; one for console/PC: has a volume dial and mute button and other one for mobile: Has included mobile One book mike (Separate from one in mobile cable) Two additional ear pads. A Cloth’s cover; for keeping headphones and a case for accessories. I have not seen such a grand package in any other Gaming Headset. So does it sound good? It sure does; and it does in music as well. Music is detailed; you can listen to all instruments. (For reference all instrument I can hear with a K500 with creative DAC/AMP). Off I like texture of K500 more and these sound a little hollow but we should not compare it with K550 anyways. These are more in competition with Razor Chroma 7.1 headphones. It sounded airy for a close headphone (It is not completely sealed though); OTOH Razor sounded more closed and bass heavy. It does not mean that Logi's have less bass; In Razor bass is more pronounce than Logi. These headphones cover your whole year but push a little so I won't say they are the most comfortable for people with glasses. One specific area where this headphone shines over Razor is the support for Xbox. Razor has USB connector and hence cannot be used with Xbox one. These uses a standard 3.5 making it universal (Well not if you are using that new Apple iPhone). And it comes with a separate USB DAC; the DAC is average but unless you gave have a $200+ mother board; this DAC will produce better sounds than your onboard sound card. So it sounds good, has all the compatibility and comes with a great package. So is it the ultimate gaming headphone for $100? Well nearly there. Where it lost is in the build quality; Razor has all the swag a headphone can offer; and these does not even come close. These are your lightweight, good sounding headphone which can work with almost any gaming device out there. Once you take them in hand; they do feel cheap. Looking for style (and no xbox compatibility); go buy a Razor Chroma 7.1; looking for an all rounder which though looks cheap; does everything else very good; Buy this headphone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Sounding, Great for marathon gaming

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    Fordman9870
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    The Packaging was very nicely done, Everything fit and was packed nicely. Included are the headphones, all cords needed for Aux, PC, and consoles, Carrying bag for Cords and for headphones and an extra set of ear covers (microfiber) for the unit. First I tried the Aux cable for my phone, the sound was phenomenal, all the tones hit on target and the bass was perfect. This can also be used to answer calls as well with the detachable microphone. I then moved on to my Xbox, Gaming was spot on as well as the mic I used in game on BF, The sound was spot on and crisp. You can hear everything around you and when I played on my PC, I actually knew what direction people around me were coming from with the 360 degree positional audio. One item of note the 360 degree only works on the PC when you download the Logitech gaming software and use the included DAC (digital audio converter plug in). You can set up different profiles to use for different scenarios or games. The fit is right on for me (big head haha) doesn’t feel tight, restrictive, or heavy. The fit and feel of the water resistant mesh earphones is great as they fit over your ears not on top like all others. Meaning your earlobes do not come in to contact with anything, forgoing the dreaded earlobe pain/sweating from marathon gaming sessions. When not in use the headphones swivel 90 Degrees so they can rest on your neck and not get in your way. Without a doubt I would recommend these headphones to friends and family! I am a happy owner.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Another great headset from Logitech

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    SgtRock
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    I own a Logitech headset for my computer and loved it so much I wanted one for my Xbox as well. This set fits the bill perfectly (and actually sounds better than my last pair). This is a great headset. It feels very sturdy and is actually large enough to fit my (apparently) giant head. This has actually been an issue for me before so I trusted Logitech to keep their sizing consistent. They fit well, and feel comfortable: snug over the ears, but not so tight as to be uncomfortable, particularly when wearing glasses. The padding is very light and well-cushioned. They are sturdy while not being too heavy, which is great if you're wearing them for long hours of gaming. The sound through my Xbox was good. Nice highs, deep lows, and can get really loud if desired. The sound is much better through my PC, but that's to be expected--particularly when watching a movie or netflix--due to the limitations of the Xbox. I was so blown away by the PC sound I may actually end up switching which headsets I use. My other Logitech's sound good, but they aren't 7.1 like these, and these sound AMAZING. I tested with several "directional" games--Wolfenstein, Rocket League and Overwatch, and it was really impressive how easily you could tell where other players were from the sound. The mic is fantastic as well. I like to change my keybindings for mic control on my games to my fifth mouse button, and the mic is incredibly responsive. It opens the channel as soon as I've clicked the button. I had to turn my sensitivity down a tad, as it picks up everything, but that's what you want from a mic. It's important to me that I not have to talk loudly since my family is often sleeping while I play, so a good mic is a necessity. The case is nice though I doubt I'll use it often. It's cool that it's the same color and pattern as the headset. I also like the bag for accessories--that I will use just to help keep track of where they are. The accessories are serviceable in that they help you use these with a few different systems which only increases their versatility if you plan on using them with multiple devices. Overall this is another slam-dunk from Logitech for a gaming headset. Highly recommended.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    My Everyday Headset

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    Matthew
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    Sorry, verbose review but I have a few things to say. I use my new Logitech G433 only for PC gaming (at the moment) playing SWTOR on my ASUS Q534 (which I purchased at Best Buy). My previous PC headsets were both Beats, a 1st gen Studio Noise-quieting and Solo 2.0 Bluetooth. My ears would hurt after an hour wearing either of them which disappointed me because these are expensive headsets meant to be worn for hours at a time listening to music. I had gone back to using an old pair of Logitech behind-the-neck chat headsets I bought about 10 years ago for PC gaming but still had in the drawer. When I first heard of the G433s I did a lot of research to convince me they were worth buying. 7.1 on PC and compatible for Xbox, PS4 and mobile, although I have other headsets for the consoles, plus the low price (got them for $89.99) and reputation of Logitech convinced me. I was able to grab a pair in Blue Camo last weekend and I have spent a week with these playing about 18-20 hours of SWTOR. The sound quality is awesome and I can wear them for hours without any pain to my ears. :) I love the blue camo look and fabric feel but this may be a turn off to some people. The padding around the ears is comfortable and the head band is padded. The volume controls are in a easy to find location on the wire. I'm very happy I bought these. I look forward to trying out the software to customize the audio and try them with my console for review purposes. Best thing is.. Good bye Beats!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A good headset, but ...

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    TheTruQ
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    It's the G433 Wired 7.1 Gaming Headset. I got the box, began opening it, and I had some serious anticipation on hearing my Xbox one played through this thing. Before I talk about that, let me talk a little about the packaging and build of the G433. Packaging is top notch. It sports the more refined magnetic box fold design, with extremely sturdy, covered cardboard. Once I got it open, I was surprised. The headset looks a bit toy-ish. It's light, but sturdy, and has decent flexibility. Both ear cups are fully covered in fabric. The fabric felt soft, but a tad abrasive to the finger touch - had me concerned about comfort. When I placed the headset on, it was actually very comfortable and snug. Not the best I have worn, but comfortable enough for extended play. Also in the box were wiring for both PC and stereo connection, a mic boom, a case for wiring, a case for the headset, and some additional ear pads - everything needed for play and storage. Nice! Well, I took a look at the instructions so I could get a good handle on connectivity to my devices, and... 7.1 only on PC! What!?! Every other device (gaming systems) have only stereo output. This was very disappointing. I was thinking I could plug the digital audio connector (USB) into my Xbox and configure it to for surround use... Uh... No. This had me feeling very 2-3 star like! Well, what saved the G433 for me was the sound. Once I connected it to my different gaming systems, it delivered crystal clear, crisp and accurate sound. The sound is very balanced - not too heavy in any range. It also does a decent job with surround when connected to a PC. I think Logitech needs to be a little more straight forward about the features, or lack of flexibility, but the headset is well built, comfortable, and performs well. Overall, I recommend the G433 for the casual gamer and the laptop toting, portable PC gamer. It is good sound in a comfortable package, and Logitech provides everything needed to complete the experience.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing sound, great look, and excellent price

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    stevefromtheburbs
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    When I got these today, I was first impressed with the presentation. The box is amazing, has a great look, and a magnetic clasp. Very nice. Inside you'll find a well laid out product, with protection from moving around and damage. Under the headphones is a box with a pouch, and inside the pouch you'll find some different cables, and a microphone boom mic. Wow, really, a boom mic! I really like that because too many headphones today expect your voice to radiate to the mic in the headphones and it never works right. The pouch to keep the cables and boom mic in is a really nice touch! So, once I got out the headphones, I noticed the cloth blue camo. I wasn't sure it would work with a set of headphones, but it totally does. The soft cloth is nice because it isn't the typical cold metal. And they have a nice feel, they are light, but they are solid. There is an input for a boom mic (which is included) and another jack for the connection to your game system for audio from that device. I fired them up and I have to say, I like what I hear. I found sufficient bass and a decent amount of treble. I'm running these on my macbook pro retina, and just the basic sound card. I'm getting good in and out using as a headset. I've tried them on an Iphone, same thing, decent quality both speaking and listening. The amount of sound is good, the way the sound radiates out of the headphone speakers is good, and really I have to say this was a well designed plan for a set of headphones/headset. I haven't tried them with my game system yet, but I don't need to, to appreciate them. They cover your ears, they sound great, they are cloth and not cold metal, and it comes with a boom mic! There is nothing more I could ask for in a headset. Nice job Logitech, and thank you for putting so much into an affordable headset.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Pretty nice

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    swemoney
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    If you're looking for some pretty decent headphones with a pretty decent microphone, this is probably where you want to look. They're wired, so obviously you have to be OK with that but the number of attachments and different ways you can use these make them pretty attractive. The mic is also detachable in case you don't need that. You can hook these to your computer with the included USB adapter or you can connect them to any, standard 3.5mm jack. They sound nice and, from what my twitch stream told me, the microphone sounds on par with my G933 headphones. Not a lot of downsides if this is the kind of thing you are in the market for. They were also pretty comfortable for 5 hours while I was streaming with them. The only downsides I found were, the plug going into the headphones has to be very snuggly inserted. I thought it was good, but it was making a lot of noise if it got touched or moved around. I just twisted it and pushed it in a little bit more and that went away. Also, the microphone is flexible but you'll probably (naturally) bend it towards your face. This makes it a little harder to have a drink while wearing the microphone without hitting it. Solution for this would be to just leave the microphone kind of pointing straight out. I didn't find any issues with sound quality this way. Bottom line. Good headphones. Good mic. Lots of attachments and configurations. Would recommend if you're looking for wires headphones for your PC, PS4, Xbone or Switch.

    I would recommend this to a friend