Corsair HS50 Stereo Gaming Headset Review


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Corsair HS50 Stereo Gaming Headset Review

By Meng Vang

Manufacturer: Corsair Components, Inc.
Product Name: HS50 Stereo Gaming Headset
Model Number: CA-9011171-NA
UPC: 843591060189
Price As Tested: $49.99 (Amazon | Newegg)

Full Disclosure: The product sample used in this article has been provided by Corsair.

Over the years, Corsair has been providing high quality computer peripherals to the consumer market. With the HS50 Stereo gaming headset, it focuses on bringing outstanding comfort, audio performance, and durability without sacrificing performance and quality. It also has an internal metal headband with metal yokes, and memory foam on the two 50 mm drivers and the top headband cushion for added comfort. Not only is it compatible on the PC, it is compatible with modern gaming consoles and mobile gaming devices. The HS50 comes in three different colors, green, blue, and black (carbon). Corsair was kind enough to send Benchmark Reviews their HS50 in green, so let’s take a look at what it has to offer.


  • Ultimate Comfort: Plush memory foam and swiveling earcups provide exceptional comfort
  • Premium Build Quality: Legendary CORSAIR build quality featuring rugged metal structural components ensure long term durability
  • Precision Gaming Audio: Specially tuned 50mm neodymium speaker drivers bring superior sound quality with wide range and accuracy
  • Crystal Clear Microphone: Optimized unidirectional microphone reduces ambient noise for enhanced voice quality and is easily detached for use on the go
  • On-Ear Control: Easy access on ear volume and mute controls for adjustments on the fly
  • Discord Certified: Play with the confidence that your microphone and audio drivers have been tested and evaluated for crystal clear communication and outstanding sound
  • Multi-Platform Compatibility: Use on PC, Xbox One*, PS4, Nintendo Switch and mobile devices
  • *May require Microsoft adapter sold separately


  • Connector: 3.5 mm analog
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 100mm x 205mm
  • Warranty: 2 years
  • Headphones
    • Type: Stereo Headphone
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz
    • Impedance: 32 Ohms @ 1kHz
    • Sensitivity: 111db (± 3 dB)
    • Drivers: 50 mm
  • Microphone
    • Type: Unidirectional
    • Impedance: 2.2k Ohms
    • Frequency Response: 100Hz – 10kHz
    • Sensitivity: -40db (± 3 dB)


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