Corsair HS50 gaming headset performance benchmarks

The Corsair HS50 has excellent noise cancelling capability. For gaming, the Corsair HS50 has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. In terms of sound quality, the Corsair HS50 is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The Corsair HS50 is a relatively new headset. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. The Corsair HS50 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. The Corsair HS50 suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Corsair HS50 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports.

 Corsair HS50 gaming headset performance benchmarks
Model Corsair HS50
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 2.9 / 5.0
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 4.0 / 5.0
Gaming Quality 3.6 / 5.0
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.1 / 5.0
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.0 / 5.0
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.0 / 5.0
Price $ 40.0
Year 2017
Microphone Yes
Wireless No
Battery Life 0.0 Hours
Ear Breathability 3.1 / 5.0
Comfort 3.8 / 5.0
Controls 3.1 / 5.0
Noise Handling 4.2 / 5.0
Microphone Quality 3.4 / 5.0


HS50 Base/Dock

Dock ChargingN/A
Line InN/A
Line OutN/A
Optical InputN/A
PC CompatibleN/A
PS4 CompatibleN/A
Power SupplyN/A
RCA InputN/A
USB InputN/A
Xbox One CompatibleN/A

HS50 Bass

High-Bass2.98 dB
Low-Bass0.77 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz
Mid-Bass2.98 dB
Std. Err.2.43 dB

HS50 Battery

Audio while chargingN/A
Battery LifeN/A
Battery TypeN/A
Charge TimeN/A
Passive PlaybackN/A
Power Saving FeatureN/A

HS50 Bluetooth

Bluetooth VersionN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/A
NFC PairingN/A

HS50 Breathability

Avg.Temp.Difference6.8 C

HS50 Cable

Connection1/8" TRRS
Length6 ft

HS50 Case

TypeNo case

HS50 Comfort

Clamping Force1.4 lbs
Weight0.72 lbs

HS50 Controls

Additional ButtonsNo
Call/Music ControlNo
Channel MixingNo
Ease of useGood
Microphone ControlYes
Noise Canceling ControlN/A
Volume ControlYes

HS50 Frequency Response Consistency

Avg. Std. Deviation0.96 dB

HS50 Latency

Default Latency0 ms
aptX LatencyN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/A

HS50 Leakage

Overall Leakage @ 1ft45.19 dB

HS50 Mid

High-Mid-1.77 dB
Low-Mid-1.13 dB
Mid-Mid-0.17 dB
Std. Err.1.59 dB

HS50 Noise Handling

SpNR31.05 dB

HS50 Noise Isolation

Bass-0.36 dB
Mid-2.47 dB
Overall Attenuation-10.86 dB
Self-Noise0 dB
Treble-29.56 dB

HS50 Portability

H3.6 "
L7 "
Transmitter requiredN/A
Volume146 Cu. Inches
W5.8 "

HS50 Recording Quality

FR Std. Dev.3.15 dB
Gain31.66 dB
HFE10093.19 Hz
LFE522.85 Hz
Weighted THD0.318

HS50 Soundstage

Correlated Crosstalk0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)2.9 dB
PRTF Distance14.76 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)6.65 dB

HS50 Total Harmonic Distortion

Weighted THD @ 1000.982
Weighted THD @ 900.574

HS50 Treble

High-Treble-1.66 dB
Low-Treble-2.39 dB
Mid-Treble0.6 dB
Std. Err.3.54 dB

HS50 Wired

Analog AudioYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleAudio + Microphone
USB AudioNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio + Microphone

HS50 Wireless Range

Line of Sight RangeN/A
Obstructed RangeN/A

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