What are the best gaming microphones?

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    #1SteelSeries 61463 (Arctis 7)

    SteelSeries 61463 (Arctis 7)
    This SteelSeries 61463 Arctis 7 is a gaming headset with mic. It has the exclusive CLearCast mic tech for noise cancellation. It has 7.1 surround sound on PC, and AirWeave ear cushion. Voted Best Wireless Gaming Headset of 2017 in PC Gamer.
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    Sean Carlson
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "I love gaming with my friends and a must is a gaming microphone. The one I use to engage in conversations with my friends is SteelSeries 61463 Arctis 7 a gaming headset with mic. What stands out is It has the exclusive CLearCast mic tech for noise cancellation. It also has 7.1 surround sound on PC, and AirWeave ear cushion."
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    #2Blue 1967 Yeti Pro USB Condenser Microphone

    Blue 1967 Yeti Pro USB Condenser Microphone
    This Blue 1967 Yeti Pro Mic is a professional-grade USB/XLR microphone with 3 custom condenser capsules and 4 polar pattern settings. It has a headphone amp and has a 24-bit, 192kHz resolution.
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    Christian Hicks
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "I really think the microphone has some great features;built-in headphone amplifier for zero-latency monitoring, and direct controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, mute, and microphone gain. I think this is a quality gaming microphone especially love the volume controls."
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    #3Audio-Technica ATR2500-USB

    Audio-Technica ATR2500-USB

    The Audio-Technica ATR2500-USB is a cardioid dynamic USB Mic. It has a built-in headphone jack and has a 16-bit, 441.kHz sampling rate. It has a side-address studio condenser microphone with USB output.

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    Patricia Ramirez
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "This microphone is very easy to use. Just plug it in and if you are playing online games with your buddies, it goes well with TeamSpeak/Vent conversations. I like it also for Skype."
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    #4SteelSeries Siberia 840

    SteelSeries Siberia 840

    SteelSeries Siberia 840 is a lag-free wireless gaming headset with Dolby 7.1 surround sound. It has more than 20 hours battery life and on-ear controls for adjusting audio settings, volume, and for muting. It is compatible with all your devices.

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    Sara Flores
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "When I upgraded my gaming computer the last piece that I got was the microphone. A friend said that I should get a SteelSeries Siberia 840 so I listened to them. I did not really like this product though as it broke soon after purchasing it."
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    #5Blue Yeti USB Microphone Silver

    Blue Yeti USB Microphone Silver
    This versatile USB microphone combines four pattern settings, which makes it perfect for capturing amazing recordings. You won't need to install any drivers: just plug it in and you will be ready to go. 




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    Denise Reid
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This is been an awesome mic to use. If anything, it's got too many features. The four different settings are cool, but I don't really have much of a use for all of them. If you're into recording things, this is a great, high-quality mic. If you just need something simple, this is probably overkill. "
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    #6Sennheiser GAME ONE PC Gaming Headset

    Sennheiser GAME ONE PC Gaming Headset

    Sennheiser GAME ONE PC Gaming Headset is an open acoustic gaming headset that features an accurate and natural sound experience. It has a comfortable and lightweight design with pro noise canceling microphone, intuitive mute function, and integrated volume control.

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    Dennis Carr
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "Recently I decided to upgrade my computer microphone and ended up getting a Sennheiser GAME ONE PC Gaming Headset. The salesman told me that this headset would last me a while. I am super happy about the quality."
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    #7HyperX Cloud Stinger

    HyperX Cloud Stinger
    The HyperX Cloud Stinger are comfortable and lightweight headphones specially designed for gaming. They have a swivel-to-mute-noise-cancellation microphone and are multi-platform compatible.
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    Phillip Murphy
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "These looked rather big and clunky compared to my old headset, but as it turns out, it's a very lightweight and comfortable pair of headphones/microphone. The sound reproduction is good in both directions and the volume control on the headset is pretty handy."
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    #8SteelSeries Siberia 800

    SteelSeries Siberia 800
    SteelSeries Siberia 800 is a wireless gaming headset that offers lag-free and low latency technology. It is compatible with virtually all platforms. It is designed with two batteries and a built-in charger for unlimited music streaming and play time.
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    Peter Price
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "The SteelSeries Siberia 800 is a very expensive headset, but in my opinion, it isn't worth the price. For the same price, you can buy a separate pair of very good headphones and a separate microphone."
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    #9HyperX Cloud II

    HyperX Cloud II

    HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset amplifies audio and voice for an optimal Hi-Fi gaming experience. It has a digitally enhanced, noise-cancelling microphone with automatic gain control functionality and echo cancellation, and more.

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    Carol Watson
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "I love the look and feel of these headphones. They sound great and help me hear everything that is going on in my game."
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    #10HyperX Cloud Alpha Pro

    HyperX Cloud Alpha Pro

    HyperX Cloud Alpha Pro is constructed from a durable aluminum frame with a headband that can be adjustable. It is compatible with PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and more. It is also designed with soft ear cushions for comfortable use.

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    Ryan Hart
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "Really comfortable and extremely good when it comes to positional sound. Also one of the best gaming headsets when you listen to music. The detachable cord is extremely useful if you travel with the headset a lot."
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    #11Rode NTG2

    Rode NTG2

    Rode NTG2 is a lightweight condenser shotgun microphone with low noise circuitry and 48V phantom power which is ideal to be used for film, video, and television productions. 

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    Tom Jia
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "This is an overall great mic! It's a big upgrade from what you can usually get from a phone or camera, so that's a plus."

Summary

Best What are the best gaming microphones
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SteelSeries 61463 (Arctis 7)Electronics 24 Paid
2Blue 1967 Yeti Pro USB Condenser MicrophoneElectronics 22 Paid
3Audio-Technica ATR2500-USBElectronics 21 Paid
4SteelSeries Siberia 840Electronics 18 Paid
5Blue Yeti USB Microphone SilverElectronics 17 Paid
6Sennheiser GAME ONE PC Gaming Headset Electronics 17 Paid
7HyperX Cloud StingerElectronics 15 Paid
8SteelSeries Siberia 800Electronics 13 Paid
9HyperX Cloud IIElectronics 11 Paid
10HyperX Cloud Alpha ProElectronics 10 Paid
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