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Our favorite wireless gaming headset, the Steelseries Arctis 7, is only $100 for Prime Day

Our favorite wireless gaming headset, the Steelseries Arctis 7, is only $100 for Prime Day
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Steelseries' Arctis line is all over our guide to the best gaming headsets, and that's for good reason. For example, the wireless Arctis 7 "sounds just as good as the best wired models we’ve tested at this same $150 price range", and it has some real endurance to the tune of 20 hours of continuous battery life. This Amazon Prime Day deal (opens in new tab) shaves 33 percent off the price, bringing it down to a fantastic $100 (opens in new tab).

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Steelseries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Headset | $100 (33% off) (opens in new tab)
One of the best wireless headsets is now matched by its lowest-ever price. It's a great choice of cans for gaming on PC, especially when we get it for just $100. Buy at Amazon (opens in new tab)

Another design feature of note: the ski band-style rubber band keeps the weight of the frame off the top of your head, making for a cozy fit. The microphone is retractable, and you can use the headset wireless via 2.4GHz, or plug it in with 3.5mm cable cable for good old analog. Meanwhile, the frequency range is 20 Hz-20,000 Hz, powered by 40mm speaker drivers. The Steelseries Arctis 7 supports DTS Headphone: X v2 for specially engineered surround sound as well.

The analog connectivity makes the SteelSeries Arctis 7 a pretty adaptable headset, and it can be used with the PlayStation 4 as well as PC. You can also simply plug it into your smartphone to use on the go. With that in mind, there are audio controls on one of the earcups for easily adjusting volume and turning the headset on and off.

Since it introduced the Arctis line, SteelSeries has consistently made some of the very best gaming headsets you can get, and the Arctis 7 strikes a perfect balance between features, quality and price. Basically, it's a great headset we'd recommend to anyone looking to go wireless.

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Wes Fenlon
Senior Editor

Wes has been covering games and hardware for more than 10 years, first at tech sites like The Wirecutter (opens in new tab) and Tested (opens in new tab) before joining the PC Gamer team in 2014. Wes plays a little bit of everything, but he'll always jump at the chance to cover emulation and Japanese games.


When he's not obsessively optimizing and re-optimizing a tangle of conveyor belts in Satisfactory (it's really becoming a problem), he's probably playing a 20-year-old Final Fantasy or some opaque ASCII roguelike. With a focus on writing and editing features, he seeks out personal stories and in-depth histories from the corners of PC gaming and its niche communities. 50% pizza by volume (deep dish, to be specific).