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SteelSeries Arctis 5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 reviews of SteelSeries Arctis 5. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and usability. The design and comfort are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the bass quality. Many are negative about the size and price.

sound, comfort, design, usability, durability

price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the SteelSeries Arctis 5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Marshall Honorof (

Here's a Gaming Headset You'll Actually Want to Wear Out


The Arctis 5 is an excellent product overall, boasting refined sound, comfortable design and sensible software. It's also a frustrating product, because a few minor tweaks could have made it that much better. The cords are too long and unwieldy; the...

Extremely comfortable ; Sleek aesthetics ; Great audio ; Sensible software

So-so surround sound ; Long, convoluted cables

The Arctis 5 offers great sound that you can fine-tune to your liking, a comfortable design and an impressive mic at a reasonable price. The Arctis 5 offers great sound that you can fine-tune to your liking, a comfortable design and an impressive mic...

Jun, 2019

Expert review by : Chance Kinney (

SteelSeries Arctis 5 Review


The SteelSeries Arctis line of gaming headsets is the latest release in a string of gaming peripherals that have moved away from loud, ugly design and toward something more sleek and modern. When the line launched, we noticed that it also had some...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Chris (

SteelSeries Arctis 5 Gaming Headset Review


Today we will be checking out the Arctis 5 gaming headset by SteelSeries. In my opinion SteelSeries is one of the leaders in manufacturing gaming headsets. I don't think I am alone in that thinking either. For some time now SteelSeries has been sending...

Fantastic Sound ; Very Lightweight ; Suspension Headband ; Many accessories available to customize your headset ; RGB ; SteelSeries Engine ; Price ; Compatible with everything


Well there we have it the Arctis 5 brought to us by SteelSeries. So I told you I would reveal my opinion and here it goes. The Arctis 5 is my new favorite headset and to achieve that is a feat because I set the V3 prism on a pedestal. Your features...

Dec, 2016

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Great gaming headset


Since upgrading from a logitech, my steelseries headset hasn't skipped a beat. incredible sound and bass. its unique design is incredibly comfortable to wear as it is suspended off your head not resting on it. amazing at eliminating external sounds,...

Feb, 2018

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Great for gaming


Good headset, can sit close to the ears though but i just tuck the back of my ear into the foam and it's fine. Mic works well but its kind of annoying hitting the volume buttons by accident and trying to get the right balance again. head band works...

Feb, 2018

Consumer review (

Great headset


Since upgrading from a turtle beach headset I have never looked back. These headphones sit comfortably on my head and the ear pads are nice and soft. The sound quality is crisp and clear. The microphone is well designed, having the ability to retract...

Feb, 2018

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These headphones are very comfortable to wear for long periods. They work really well at eliminating outside sounds. The sound is very clear and I can communicate clearly with others online. Its very nice to have the microphone retractable so it isn't...

Jan, 2018

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STEELSERIES Arctis 5 7.1 Gaming Headset


Great sound and good performance

Rrp is expensive if u get on offer then great product

Dec, 2017

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STEELSERIES Arctis 5 7.1 Gaming Headset


My son says they are great

Dec, 2017

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Amazing Headset


I researched so many headsets before finally picking the Arctis 5 and I am so happy that I did. This headset has amazing sound, an amazing microphone and beautiful design. The microphone is sleek and slides back into the head set when not in use, this...

Nov, 2017

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