Sennheiser PC 363D High Performance Surround Sound Gaming Headset

Sennheiser PC 363D High Performance Surround Sound Gaming HeadsetThere are so many factors that make our own experience become more enjoyable, it could be the desktop, the environment, or the game itself. For me one of the most important parts on playing games that could help me to get a better experience is the desktop headset. A gaming headset is a special headset which is made and designed for playing games. The range of good accessories can be varied, it could be under 100 dollars or up to 100 dollars. This good accessories is probably two times better than any normal headset. This good product can deliver a great performance due this thing can provide us the virtual sense that where you feel to be one parts of the game. On this case, Sennheiser has provided us a various choices of nice accessories. Sennheiser has a mission to deliver and develop an innovative audio solution for us. One of the products that they are released is Sennheiser PC 363D. This product is a high performance Surround Sound special headset that aimed hardcore gamers. Its featured 7.1 virtual surround USB sound card that can provide us a high top level of sound quality to our every game. So in this part, we are going to review this product for more detail information.

Design and Features

Sennheiser 363D design is very unique with a plastic body and a soft velvet ear pads. This design is looks similar to is predecessor in appearance. Sennheiser 363D primary features a plastic body with the touch of grey aluminum color on the both side of each cup. This special headset is are not really looks like plastic, thanks to it’s choice of color. Well, it may looks so not pretty if we compare it with another good headset, but hey with its traditional own design style, you don’t need to be worry of breaking of this one because the body itself is pretty solid. The cables that provided are also very long and solid even though there is no cable management other than a length of Velcro. We can still enjoy of it’s greatness and we don’t need to be worry the cable would be tangled because it’s long enough.

On the left side of Sennheiser 363D, you can find 3.2 m fabric wrapped cable which is features a lot of excess such as noise cancelling, and auto muting that really turn this accessories into great device for playing games. On the right side of this Sennheiser 363D there is volume control with 270 degree range, with this dial we can easily make an adjustment for how loud the headphones could be. For us, it’s a really clever design to make us easily change the sounds while we are playing games.

One of the problems that we are faced after several hours of using some headsets is that we feel not too comfortable and getting hot and sweaty because of it’s fault design. I can really guarantee that with this nice headset you will never face it again. Slots on this headset are made into the metal ear cups. This metal cups will allow the air coming in so even after several hours of usage you will never feel uncomfortable and sweaty.

As the result of this metal cups design, you may have found some issues on noises leaking. This case will let some external sounds come into our ears. If you are playing game in the room with yourself is not a big problem, but if there is a person beside watching TV or doing some sounds. You will get some leaking noises from these sounds. But once again, I really guarantee the boom sounds that are built into this pieces is one of the best among all.

To make it easier, we place the main specifications and details of this nice headset, so you can determine this one is really suit or not for yourself. Here the main specifications.

Sennheiser PC 363D Main Specifications
Product Dimensions 9.2 x 4.2 x 9.2 inches
Item Weight 1.5 pounds
Manufactures Sennheiser
Manufactures Reference PC 363D


Sounds Quality

After we tested this device for several hours with huge variety of genre games. We feel that that sounds that were produce are really clear and crisp. Some games such as The Walking Dead and Battlefield really produce some great sounds that really give us feeling that we are in the game.

Sennheiser 363D comes with a 3D G4ME1 sound card. Unlike with other headset that we feel the sounds is feeling so virtual, this is not happened with this device. With its 3D G4ME1 sound card that connected to 3.5 mm audio and microphone inputs you can change the sounds from 5,1 ,2,4 or 7,1 surround once you install all of the drivers. Sennheiser provided these choices in order to aim a richer audio choices quality.

One of the great features that we have found so far is we can find the depth and real direction to where the sounds are coming from. The sounds are so accurate even the small details in game that is really not noticed we can hear it.

Well Sennheiser 363D is also really good for watching movie or listening to some music. We can feel that the balance between of the sounds are great and smooth, you can enjoy all of your movie in 7.1 sounds.

Microphone Quality

Now we come to the microphone quality of this headset. We feel that both sounds quality and microphone are really great on this device. As we said before, the boom sounds that are produced by this device are so crisp and clear. Noise cancellations feature is also work really well here in order to avoid some unnecessary sounds.

The voices that are produced are also precise and clear. This means that you can know where the position of your team mates during our games and you will not listen to any unnecessary sounds.

Very sturdy design The design is not that pretty.
More spaces are available for media storage It’s difficult to assembly for some users.
Good cable management system There is no selection of colors.
A very nice looking steel construction. -


The Verdict

There are so many good headset choices outside there, but there only some them which is really provide comfortable usage to the users. We feel that Sennheiser PC 363D is a really good companion for your personal experience. The design may not look really good, but the body is solid and the sounds are so crisp and clear. So, if you are gamers that do not really pay well with the design of your special headset or want some great features headset. This Sennheiser PC 363D is really made for you.

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