Best ASUS gaming headset – Our top picks

Best ASUS gaming headset – Our top picks

Best ASUS gaming headset – Our top picks

The best ASUS headsets out there. Just in time for Black Friday

Updated: 24 November 2022 at 16.01

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ASUS has been one of the leading gaming peripheral brands for years, making some of the best headsets, keyboards and mice for years now.

ASUS also likes to split its products into one of two sub-brands, the no-holds-barred RGB-tastic Republic of Gamers, better known as ASUS ROG, and the more accessible, somewhat utilitarian TUF line.

So given that ASUS has been around for a while and we’ve been able to get our hands on a lot of their headsets, we thought we’d take a look at their range and find the best ASUS gaming headsets. there right now.

We also have something fun for you in the UK. If you’re quick, you can get one very limited edition Gladius III, so take a look at the end of this page.

The best ASUS headset – ASUS ROG Delta S Animate

Of course we had to start with our personal favourite, the ASUS ROG Delta S Animate, not only is it an amazing headset in its own right but it also has a great gimmick.

That’s right, it’s a grid made up of 247 LEDs. All of these are individually addressable and can be programmed to do anything you want except change color.

Although RGB lighting is all the rage these days, we still have time for good old fashioned white LEDs, especially when they can be turned on/off to display images or animations, dot-matrix style.

The ROG Delta S Animate is on the steeper end of the budget, but underneath the spectacular fancy dot matrix is ​​also a super solid gaming headset.

ASUS ROG Delta S 5

“The ASUS ROG Delta S Animate is a standout in the world of gaming headsets. It has an excellent soundstage and build quality to match.”

ASUS ROG Delta S Animate review

But just because it’s our favorite doesn’t mean you agree. Maybe you don’t care about RGB, or maybe you want something more practical? Maybe ASUS TUF H3 wireless?

ASUS TUF H3 Wireless – The utilitarian choice

When we reviewed the ASUS TUF H3, we were struck by how practical it was designed. There was nothing extraneous or frivolous, just a well-built, comfortable and affordable wireless gaming headset.

Seriously, everything about it is utilitarian. Detachable microphone? No, but you’d probably go ahead with it anyway. RGB lighting? No, but you can’t see it when you’re wearing it anyway.

This is made especially clear when you put on the headset, the comfort, weight and fit are just right. Yes, it’s not full of features, but when it comes to giving you what you need at a good price, it’s a strong contender.

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“The TUF H3 is a standout in the $100 price range, and has probably the best build quality we’ve experienced in this price range.”

ASUS TUF H3 Wireless review

Understandably, you might not think utilitarian is an exciting adjective, so we’ll turn around and talk about something a little more extravagant. Maybe some glowing RGB goodness? Maybe the ASUS ROG Fusion II 500?

ASUS ROG Fusion II 500 – The RGB choice

The main problem with RGB lighting on gaming headsets, aside from the fact that you can’t see it when you’re wearing the damn thing, is that it usually rules out the headsets from being wireless. This is the case with the ROG Fusion II 500, but don’t worry, it has it where it counts.

One of the reasons we like ASUS products, especially those from ROG, is that they always seem to go the distance. We have yet to come across a brand that often includes an extra set of fabric ear cups in the box, as is the case with the ASUS ROG Fusion II 500.

However, this is not the only reason we like the Fusion II 500. Apart from the front-facing RGB lighting, which looks especially good if you’re a streamer, it has it where it counts in terms of sound quality, build quality and comfort. Especially sound quality, as the Fusion II 500 benefits from the ESS 9280 Quad DAC, which enables lossless audio processing.

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The internal microphones are also a nice touch, as we’ve slowly grown tired of having an external microphone flapping around.

While these internal microphones are prone to interference and not ideal for the ultra-competitive players among you, the loss in clarity is worth the streamlined design for the average player.

Anyway, let’s move on to ASUS ROG’s latest and greatest, the ASUS ROG Delta S Wireless.

The best all-round ASUS headset – ASUS ROG Delta S Wireless

When we got our hands on the ASUS ROG Delta S Wireless, we got the feeling that it was a combination of the features we had seen in their previous headsets.

It has the same general design as the Delta S Animate, without the LED screen, and uses AI beamforming microphones with AI noise reduction taken from the FUSION II series.

Additionally, ASUS continued the aforementioned trend with additional earcups, which was nice to see again. We also see a fun innovation where the USB Type-C dongle is stored in the headset, which is especially ideal since these dongles are so easy to lose.

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One of our favorite things about the ROG Delta S Wireless might surprise you, it wasn’t the design or the sound quality, it was the configuration of the earcups.

The thickness of the ear pads has a positive effect apart from comfort, it places the dynamic drivers further away from your ears, making the soundstage feel much wider, making the sound more true to life.

In addition, both Delta S Wireless and Delta S Animate benefit from a partnership between ASUS ROG and MQA. This means that both headsets can take advantage of the higher quality lossless MQA format for streaming services such as TIDAL.

Best ASUS Headset – Final Verdict

Luckily, rounding up our best ASUS headsets was pretty easy, as ASUS makes headsets that cover every price point, need and platform.

The utilitarian and efficiently designed TUF H3 Wireless is perfect for gamers who need a robust headset that ticks all the boxes and doesn’t waste time on frivolity.

ROG Delta S Animate is perfect for those of you who want to add a touch of elegance to a gaming peripheral that isn’t usually all that interesting to look at.

RGB acolytes prefer the Fusion II for its vivid lighting and perfect sync with other ROG products you might have via Armory Crate.

Finally, we have the ROG Delta S Wireless, a strong choice for gamers who want a solid gaming all-rounder but don’t care about extras, but like the premium touch that the H3 Wireless lacks.

Did you know that when you buy a qualifying ASUS headset and leave a review, you can get £25 cashback? All you have to do is buy a compatible headset from the list below, leave a review and you’ll be eligible for £25 cashback. Not bad ASUS … not bad at all!

  • ROG Delta Core Headset
  • ROG Delta headset
  • ROG Delta Headset White
  • ROG STRIX GO 2.4
  • ROG THETA 7.1
  • ROG Strix GO Electro Punk
  • ROG Delta S Headset
  • ROG Cetra II Core
  • ROG Cetra II Core Moonlight White
  • ROG Strix GO BT
  • ROG Strix GO USB-C
  • ROG Strix GO Core
  • ROG Strix GO Core Moonlight White
  • TUF Gaming H3 Wireless Headset
  • TUF Gaming H1 Wireless
  • ROG Delta Origin headset
  • ROG Delta S Animate headset
  • ROG Cetra II
  • ROG Strix Fusion II 500 Headset
  • ROG Cetra True wireless earphones
  • ROG Strix Fusion II 300 Headset

For all the information and to find out which retailers are participating, check out the ASUS Rate my Gear website.

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