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Saitek Cyborg 5.1 Headset

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Saitek Cyborg 5.1 Headset. The average rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Views about the bass quality and comfort are overall positive. The microphone and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the usability. Many are negative about the portability and reliability.

sound, price, microphone, comfort, bass quality

durability, design, reliability, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Saitek Cyborg 5.1 Headset is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Saitek Cyborg 5.1 Headset from The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Opinions about the size and microphone are on the whole positive. The bass quality and price are also appreciated. There are some less positive opinions about the portability and reliability. There are some mixed comments about the usability and design.

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38% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Saitek PH06 Cyborg Speedlink Portable 5.1 USB Headset

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Nathan Kirsch (

Saitek Cyborg 5.1 Surround Sound Headset Review


The Saitek PH06 Cyborg 5.1 Headset is Surround-Sound designed to enhance the realism of PC games and improve performance. It offers the ultimate performance advantage. Precision Audio means you can tell exactly where enemies are while communicating...

Not everyone will have problems with this headset, but if you know or think your ears are sensitive, just don't bother with this headset as it is far more trouble for nearly four times the price of a headset that works just as well, if not better, with...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Ryan McLaughlin (

Review: Saitek Cyborg 5.1 Headset


When your gaming, sound is half the experience. Having a good set of 5.1 speakers is not always possible, so the next best thing would be a set of 5.1 headphones. Recently Saitek introduced the Cyborg 5.1 headset.

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: Makaveli (

Saitek Cyborg 5.1 Headset Review


Most of us have been berated for having the volume on our computers too loud while we game, watch movies, or listen to music. Is there an affordable headset solution for this, but without losing the quality of sound? Yes - a 5.1 surround sound headset...

Comfort ; Metal sliders ; True 5.1 sound ; Microphone quality

Poor music playback (in 5.1 mode)

The Saitek Cyborg 5.1 headset did very well in some categories, but wasn't so good in others. For some reason, the headset kept crackling when I listed to music with the 5.1 setting. This is odd, because the headset didn't crackle while the headset was...

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Shane McGlaun (

Saitek Cyborg 5.1 USB Headset Review


Today we are looking at a set of headphones from Saitek called the Cyborg 5.1 Headset. This headset promises 5.1 surround sound from a single USB connection. Read on to find out how well it performs.

Jan, 2008

Product Specifications


Display: No
Integrated Amplifier: No
LCD Display: No
Microphone Boom Arm:Adjustable
Multi Compatible Gaming Function: No
Mute Control: Yes
Noise Cancellation: No
Sound System:STEREO
Switchbox from Telephone to Headset: No
Volume Control: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Connection:3.5 mm Plug
USB Dongle: No

General Features

Compatibility:Not Applicable
Form factor:Headband Headset
Product Type:Headband Headset