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Sennheiser PC 163 D

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the treble quality and comfort are generally positive. The portability and bass quality also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the build quality and value for money.

sound, bass quality, portability, comfort, treble quality

design, value for money, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Sennheiser PC 163 D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: review summary for Sennheiser PC 163 D


alaTest has collected and analysed 14 user reviews of Sennheiser PC 163 D from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headsets on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sennheiser PC 163D Gaming Headset with 7.1 surround sound


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Sennheiser PC 163D Headphones Review


Surround Sound headphones that are brilliant in any situation.

Brilliant surround sound, Compatible with all 3.5mm jacks , 3D Engage button easily switches between Stereo and Surround

Cheap looking build

one thing you have to keep in mind though is that the USB extension cable as a “3D Engage” slider, and without actually activating it the surround sound won’t come into play. For the longest time I was wondering why the PC 163D wasn’t giving me actual...

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Sennheiser PC163D G4ME headset


Sennheiser PC 163D G4ME review: This headset from Sennheiser has a USB dongle that delivers virtual 7.1 Dolby surround sound

Comfortable, good sound quality, Dolby Headphone USB dongle adds a nice soundstage to gaming audio

Open design leaks a fair amount of sound, the surround effect is poor for music

Sennheiser's PC163D G4ME headset is not for music listeners -- the surround sound effect of the Dolby Headphone USB dongle altered our music in a way we didn't like, and with the setting turned off we still found the audio a little dull. For gaming,...


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great balance of bass, treble, and vocals. i can totally hear the details of the beat and it doesn't cover the vocals either. the 7.1 works awesome in game as well. things pass by and fade perfectly

it doesn't quite go loud enough for me personally but in the end that might be a good thing haha

Product Specifications


Display: No
Integrated Amplifier: No
LCD Display: No
Mute Control:No / Yes
Noise Cancellation: Yes
Sound System:STEREO
Switchbox from Telephone to Headset: No
Volume Control: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Connection:3.5 mm Plug / ONE 3.5 mm Plug
USB: Yes

General Features

Compatibility:for 4 and more brands / Not Applicable
Form factor:Headband Headset
Product Type:Headband Headset