The EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600 are straightforward wired gaming headphones. Their boom microphone offers great recording quality, so your voice is clear and natural, even if you're gaming in a noisy setting. You can flip the microphone up to mute it, too. Also, you can adjust the clamping force on the headband to get a more comfortable fit. While they have a pretty neutral sound profile, these headphones have an underemphasized bass response, and they don't have any companion software or customization features available.
The EPOS GSP 600 are good for neutral sound. They have a pretty neutral sound profile that reproduces vocals and lead instruments clearly and with detail. However, they lack emphasis in the bass range, so you don't feel some of the thump or punch in your audio. Unfortunately, there aren't any sound customization features available.
The EPOS GSP 600 are disappointing for commute and travel, though they aren't really designed for this use. While they're comfortable, these bulky headphones aren't very portable, and you can't remove their boom microphone for a more casual look. They can block out mid and treble range ambient noises like people talking around you, but unfortunately, they can't block out bass-heavy sounds like bus and plane engines.
The EPOS GSP 600 aren't designed for sports use. These gaming-oriented headphones have a bulky design, and you might accidentally snag their audio cable on equipment at the gym. While they're comfortable, they aren't stable enough to stay on your head during intense workouts. They also don't have any call or music-related controls, which can disrupt the flow of your workout.
The EPOS GSP 600 are fair for office use. These comfortable headphones don't leak much audio, and escaping noise shouldn't be too noticeable in a typical office. They can also block out office background noise like coworkers chatting around you or the hum of computer equipment. However, you can't remove their mic for a more casual look, which can be disappointing.
These headphones are wired-only, so they aren't suitable for wireless gaming.
The EPOS GSP 600 are satisfactory for wired gaming. You can plug these headphones into your PC or PlayStation and Xbox controllers for full audio and microphone compatibility with negligible latency using their 1/8" TRRS cable. Their boom microphone can transmit your voice to your teammates clearly, even if you're gaming in a noisy place. Dialogue reproduces clearly; however, their audio reproduction lacks some bass, so you don't feel the thump and rumble in action-heavy games. There isn't any customization software, either.
The EPOS GSP 600 are decent for phone calls. Their boom microphone makes your voice clear and detailed to whoever's on the other end of the line. The mic also has good noise handling capability, so your voice is transmitted clearly even if you're calling from a noisy place. However, they have mediocre noise isolation, meaning that you may be distracted by background noise during your calls.
The EPOS 600 are gaming-oriented headphones with a simple design. They're mostly made of black plastic with red accents on the ear cups. The boom microphone is flippable, but unfortunately, you can't remove it for a more casual look.
These headphones are comfortable. You can adjust the clamping force by sliding the handles on each side until you get a comfortable fit. When both of the sliders are all the way up, the clamping force is 1.4 lbs, and when both of the sliders are all the way down, the clamping force is 1.1 lbs. You can also adjust the hinges to accommodate wider head shapes. There's even lots of padding on the headband and the ear cups, although the bulky design may not be comfortable for all users.
These headphones have a limited set of controls. There's a volume wheel on the right ear cup that stops when you reach min/max volume, and you can mute the microphone by flipping the boom mic into an upright position. Unfortunately, there aren't any call or music controls on the headphones, which can be limiting.
The EPOS 600 aren't very portable. They have a bulky design, and you can't even fold them into a more compact format. As a result, they may not fit very easily into your bag. They don't have a carrying case for on-the-go protection, either. However, this shouldn't be an issue for users who plan to use them with their home gaming setup.
The EPOS 600 have a great build quality. They're mostly made of plastic, which feels quite solid and durable. The headband padding is a soft fabric. There's faux leather on the edges of the ear cup and a silicone-like fabric inside the cups. Overall, these headphones seem sturdy, though the cable could be a possible weak point.
The EPOS 600 are decently stable. At their maximum clamping force, they should stay on your head during casual gaming sessions. However, they aren't designed for higher-intensity movements, and they may fall off if you shake your head vigorously.
The EPOS GSP 600 have a fairly neutral sound profile. Thanks to their balanced mid and treble ranges, they reproduce vocals and lead instruments clearly and accurately. However, they lack some bass, so you don't feel some of the deep thump and rumble in action-packed games. Unfortunately, they don't offer any sound customization features.
The EPOS 600 have poor frequency response consistency. Like many gaming headphones, they have inconsistent bass and treble delivery depending on their fit, seal, and positioning on your head. You may perceive their bass response differently if you have thick hair or wear glasses.
The EPOS 600 have decent bass accuracy. The entire range is even; however, it's underemphasized, so you don't really feel the punch or thump in your audio. Bass delivery can vary depending on their fit and positioning on your head, so this represents the average results. Your real-world experience may vary.
These headphones have fantastic mid accuracy. The entire range is neutral and balanced, so vocals and lead instruments are clear, present, and detailed.
These headphones have great treble accuracy. The range is pretty balanced, so vocals and lead instruments are detailed and present. Sibilants like S and T sounds can be alternately piercing or dull.
These headphones have good peaks and dips performance. The slight dip in the high-bass represents a lack of warmth in the mix, while the peak in the low-mids can muddy vocals and lead instruments. The uneven low and mid-treble ranges can make vocals, lead instruments, and sibilants alternatively harsh and dull.
The EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600 have a great imaging performance. While they have a slightly loose bass reproduction, it shouldn't be too noticeable. The rest of their weighted group delay falls within good limits, resulting in a transparent treble. Also, the L/R drivers of our test unit are well-matched in phase and amplitude, which helps to accurately localize sound objects like voices and video game effects in the stereo field. There's some frequency mismatch, though, so there may be holes in the stereo image. That said, it's very slight, so you may not hear it with regular content. Also, these results are only valid for our test unit, so your real-world experience may vary.
The EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600 have a poor passive soundstage performance. Their soundstage is perceived to be small, and audio seems like it's coming from inside your head rather than from speakers placed all around you. Also, it doesn't seem as open or as spacious as soundstages from open-back headphones.
The EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600 have a satisfactory weighted harmonic distortion performance. While there are some slight peaks in the bass range at moderate listening volumes, the rest of the range falls within good limits, so audio reproduction is clean and pure.
These are the settings we used to test these headphones. Our results are only valid when using these settings.
The EPOS GSP 600 have mediocre noise isolation. Like many gaming headphones, they struggle to block out bass-heavy background noises like bus and plane engines. However, they can block out mid-range noise like people chatting around you and higher-frequency sounds like the hum from AC units.
The EPOS GSP 600 have a very good leakage performance. If you're listening to audio at loud volumes, there may be a bit of leakage in the mid range. However, it shouldn't be too noticeable under the noise floor of an average office.
The microphone has an impressive recording quality. Your voice is full-bodied, natural, and easy to understand.
The mic has good noise handling capabilities. It can separate your voice from background noises, so whoever's on the other end of the line can understand you even if you're gaming in a noisy setting.
The EPOS GSP 600 come with a 1/8" TRRS cable for audio and microphone compatibility. There's also a Y-splitter to 1/8" TRRS cable included, and it's 2.5m long. It's useful for systems that have separate audio and mic jacks.
You can plug these headphones into your PC for full audio and microphone compatibility.
The EPOS GSP 600 have full audio and microphone compatibility on PS4 and PS5 consoles when you plug them into the controller.
The EPOS GSP 600 have full audio and microphone compatibility when you plug them into the controller for your Xbox One or Xbox Series X console.
These headphones come in Black, and you can see the label for the model we tested here.
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The EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600 are pretty straightforward wired gaming headphones. Their boom microphone has great recording quality, and it can separate your voice from ambient noise if you're gaming in a noisy place. They have a pretty neutral sound profile, though they lack some bass. Unfortunately, they aren't compatible with any companion software, so you can't customize their sound.
Depending on your listening habits, you may prefer either the TOZO T6 Truly Wireless or the EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600. The TOZO are truly wireless in-ears with a more stable fit and better noise isolation. They also have better frequency response consistency. That said, the EPOS are for wired gaming. These over-ears have a more comfortable fit, and they're better built. They also have a better mic performance. However, you can't use them wirelessly.
The Logitech G Pro X Gaming Headset is marginally better for wired gaming than the EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600. The Logitech are better-built and more comfortable. Unlike the EPOS, they come with a virtual soundstage feature, and they have companion software with a graphic EQ to customize their sound. That said, the EPOS are more stable, and they have better noise isolation.
The SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless are better gaming headphones than the EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600. The SteelSeries are more stable, and their default sound profile is more neutral. Unlike the EPOS, you can also use them wirelessly, and their companion software has a graphic EQ so you can customize its sound. That said, the EPOS have better noise isolation and leakage performances.
The Sennheiser Game One Gaming Headset is better for wired gaming than the EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600. The Game One are more comfortable, and they have better frequency response consistency. Also, thanks to their open-back design, they have a better soundstage. That said, the closed-back GSP 600 have better noise isolation and leakage performances. Also, they're better built and more stable.
The Astro A40 TR Headset + MixAmp Pro 2019 is better for wired gaming than the EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600. The Astro are open-back headphones with a better soundstage, and they come with companion software that has a graphic EQ so you can customize their sound. They're also more comfortable, with a more neutral default sound profile and better frequency response consistency. That said, the closed-back EPOS have better noise isolation and leakage performances, and they're more stable.
The HyperX Cloud 2/Cloud II Wireless and the EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600 are gaming headphones designed for different uses. The HyperX are wireless headphones with a more comfortable fit. However, the EPOS are wired-only. They're more stable, with better noise isolation and leakage performances.
Depending on your listening habits, you may prefer either the Beats Solo Pro Wireless or the EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600. The Beats are more versatile wireless on-ears that offer better noise isolation. They have a more balanced sound profile out-of-the-box, and they have better frequency response consistency. However, the EPOS are designed for wired gaming. These over-ears are more comfortable, and they're compatible with more gaming consoles. They also have a better mic performance.