Sennheiser HD 599 gaming headset performance benchmarks

In terms of sound quality, the Sennheiser HD 599 is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The Sennheiser HD 599 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. For gaming, the Sennheiser HD 599 is not up to par with other similar headsets. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Sennheiser HD 599 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the Sennheiser HD 599 performs reasonably well against the competition. In terms of noise cancelling, the Sennheiser HD 599 has underwhelming sound performance and below average noise handling. The Sennheiser HD 599 suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments.

 Sennheiser HD 599 gaming headset performance benchmarks
Model Sennheiser HD 599
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 2.4 / 5.0
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 4.0 / 5.0
Gaming Quality 3.0 / 5.0
Office Environment Sound Isolation 2.8 / 5.0
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 2.8 / 5.0
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.1 / 5.0
Price $ 135.0
Year 2016
Microphone No
Wireless No
Battery Life 0.0 Hours
Ear Breathability 3.7 / 5.0
Comfort 4.3 / 5.0
Controls 0.0 / 5.0
Noise Handling 0.0 / 5.0
Microphone Quality 0.0 / 5.0


HD 599 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

HD 599 Bass

High-Bass3.92 dB
Low-Bass-2.72 dB
Low-Frequency Extension31.75 Hz
Mid-Bass1.36 dB
Std. Err.2.63 dB

HD 599 Battery

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

HD 599 Bluetooth

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

HD 599 Breathability

Avg.Temp.Difference3.3 C

HD 599 Cable

Connection1/8" TRS
Length4.4 ft

HD 599 Case

TypeNo case

HD 599 Comfort

Clamping Force0.71 lbs
Weight0.6 lbs

HD 599 Controls

Additional ButtonsN/A
Call/Music ControlNo
Channel MixingN/A
Ease of useN/A
Microphone ControlN/A
Noise Canceling ControlN/A
Volume ControlNo

HD 599 Frequency Response Consistency

Avg. Std. Deviation0.38 dB

HD 599 Latency

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

HD 599 Leakage

Overall Leakage @ 1ft58.17 dB

HD 599 Mid

High-Mid-1.49 dB
Low-Mid3.0 dB
Mid-Mid0.8 dB
Std. Err.2.12 dB

HD 599 Noise Handling


HD 599 Noise Isolation

Bass0.04 dB
Mid1.42 dB
Overall Attenuation-3.21 dB
Self-Noise0 dB
Treble-10.72 dB

HD 599 Portability

H3.4 "
L7.5 "
Transmitter requiredN/A
Volume170 Cu. Inches
W6.7 "

HD 599 Recording Quality

FR Std. Dev.N/A
Weighted THDN/A

HD 599 Soundstage

Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)2.26 dB
PRTF Distance9.5 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)3.06 dB

HD 599 Total Harmonic Distortion

Weighted THD @ 1009.946
Weighted THD @ 900.697

HD 599 Treble

High-Treble-3.92 dB
Low-Treble0.87 dB
Mid-Treble-0.64 dB
Std. Err.2.96 dB

HD 599 Wired

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

HD 599 Wireless Range

Line of Sight RangeN/A
Obstructed RangeN/A

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