Reviews by Topic

Our analysis shows how reviewers feel about different topics. Please note these are not full reviews.

Comfort

Corsair HS80

(1/2)

I think the earpads are a downgrade from the wired version, but aside from that it's been like my ideal headset. It's still comfy, but not as comfy as the wired Alphas. Replaceable earpads like Wicked cushions worked and fit for me and are a big improvement over the default. The headband extension is about the same as the wired Alphas

Negative
Razgriz1223
3 months ago

Grado SR60x

(1/2)

The headphones are great but I wish cushions were more comfortable and securely attached. First time I put them on the cushion came off and I had trouble getting it back in place. Haven’t used them since

Negative
Joe472
8 months ago

Fit

Corsair HS80

(1/4)

Replaceable earpads like Wicked cushions worked and fit for me and are a big improvement over the default. The headband extension is about the same as the wired Alphas.

Positive
Razgriz1223
3 months ago

Grado SR60x

(1/1)

I’m super picky and sensitive so pretty much everything feels uncomfortable. Really don’t care about sound at this point, just need comfort. Loved the Grados comfort but the cable sucks, and not confident enough for cable mod.

Negative
minimalsnoo
1 year ago

Sound Quality

Corsair HS80

(1/3)

Corsair impressed me last year with its $150 HS75 XB Wireless, an Xbox-exclusive wireless headset that looked and felt more like a high-end set of headphones than a gaming accessory. They also had great sound quality and an easy-to-learn button layout with the right amount of features. It wasn’t necessarily a flaw that they only worked with Xbox consoles, but no one likes to be excluded. The company has now released the HS80 RGB Wireless for the same $150 price with PlayStation compatibility, but these aren’t quite the successor that I was expecting or hoping for

Positive
Cameron Faulkner
4 months ago

Grado SR60x

(1/3)

The Grado SR60e are subpar headphones for everyday, casual use. They have an above-average but sharp sound quality and an open design that gives them a wide soundstage compared to most on-ears. However, they leak a lot of audio and don't block any noise. They're not stable enough to use while doing sports, and they're not ideal for loud environments, commuting, or office use

Negative
Sam Vafaei
1 month ago

Durability

Corsair HS80

(1/2)

I love my Razer Nari for it and I detest Razer devices (especially mice) and software. Honestly I'm bouncing between a few old ones seeing which feels the best. As for which: Astro A40TR (as I recently found my old pair and they still work 5 years later), Razer Nari (for the flex band and earcups), and the Virtuoso for it's connectivity to my RGB setup. Two of those are wireless because I prefer that, however I like the mixamp from Astro enough to forego that

Positive
Mike S.
10 months ago

Grado SR60x

(1/2)

I've had these for less than a year and the foam pads that cover the ears are starting to pop off and there's no way to get them back on and make them stay. Another reviewer mentioned needing to buy new ear pads, but for the price of these headphones I'd love them to come with high quality parts that you don't need to replace. Also, the foam is uncomfortable and has no sound-blocking properties at all, in or out. My mic picks up my co-hosts voice through the headphones when I'm recording a podcast unless I set the volume so low I can barely hear them

Negative
Anon
10 months ago

Noise Cancellation

Grado SR60x

(1/1)

Also, the foam is uncomfortable and has no sound-blocking properties at all, in or out. My mic picks up my co-hosts voice through the headphones when I'm recording a podcast unless I set the volume so low I can barely hear them. Pretty disappointed as these were a major investment for me, even at a slightly cheaper price on Ebay.

Negative
Anon
10 months ago

Price Point

Corsair HS80

(1/1)

I really wanted to like them, but for $150, I personally don’t think it’s worth it with all the downsides. If it was priced around $100, I might have kept them.

Negative
Rob
10 months ago

Grado SR60x

(1/1)

If you can wait until you can spend $200 it’ll be worth the wait, that’s when your options start opening up massively. I picked up my Sennheiser HD569s for just over $200 and they are great.

Positive
TyrosineTerror
1 year ago

Price/value Ratio

Corsair HS80

(1/1)

Okay, so the wireless dongle presents as a standard USB headset, so you can in fact plug it into any device with a USB port, but without Corsair's iCue drivers and software, the result is not worth the price of the product. Note that this device does not have either Bluetooth or 3.5 mm jack support, so the USB dongle is your only connection option. This said, I am quite happy with the price / performance when running on my Windows 10 Gaming PC

Negative
Hokie Techie
6 months ago