Sennheiser continues to impress music lovers with each generation of its Momentum headphones, and the good news is that gamers can expect equally satisfying audio performance when using the latest headset from the popular brand.
The Sennheiser GSP 370 is a mid-range wireless gaming headset with high-end performance. This matte black and grey beauty produces high-quality sound, reliable broadcast, remains comfortable throughout gaming marathons and for AU $349.95, shouldn’t break the bank.
The big talking point of the GSP 370 is its battery life. Sennheiser says thanks to the low power consumption technology and long-lasting integrated battery; the GSP 370 has a battery life of up to 100 hours between charges. I can’t confirm this, as I haven’t managed to get in 100 hours of gaming, despite best efforts. I can confirm that following over four weeks of gaming while using the headset, I have never had to place it on charge. If the battery does run out, you can continue to use the headset while charging via the included 1.5m USB cable.
The GSP 370 features an over-ear design with audio performance based on the same closed acoustic technology as the previous generation and award-winning GSP 300 headset. The integrated digital sound processing technology produces exceptional bass performance and acoustic clarity tested across recent release games Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and streaming content over Netflix and Disney Plus.
Even in the bassier moments with the volume cranked right up, the audio remained distortion-free. We’re talking Sennheiser here. The sound quality was never going to be an issue.
The GSP 370 features a broadcast quality noise-cancelling microphone, which actively minimises background noise and can be muted by simply lifting the boom arm. The included USB Dongle can be inserted into a PC, Mac or PS4 for low-latency performance with a near-zero delay.
Audio levels can be mixed over PC and Mac by downloading the Sennheiser Gaming Suite app. I found the performance to be satisfactory right out of the box and chose to leave audio levels as-is.
The headset itself is sleek with a black headband and earcups and grey arms and microphone. The ear cushions are soft, featuring memory foam within for comfort and ambient noise isolation. The inner part of the earcups is covered in a suede-like material to reduce heat build-up and sweating around the ears. The split padded headband is designed to minimise pressure and distributes the weight over a greater area. Not that weight is an issue. GSP 370 weighs just 285 grams. The segmented headband design also improves airflow and reduce sweating.
Unlike some gaming headsets, the black and grey design and Sennheiser branding mean this headset won’t look out of place alongside a high-end soundbar or surround sound speakers. There’s also a large, easy-to-reach infinity dial for volume on the back of the right earcup. A concealed switch at the base of the left cup powers the headset on and off and a small LED changes colour to indicate the remaining battery life.
In 2019 I reviewed the high-end Sennheiser GSP 670 gaming headset. Back then, I referred to it as the “the Beyonce of gaming headsets,” due to its outstanding audio performance and high cost of admission. The 670 had more features including 7.1 surround sound, but it was also bulky, weighed more and offered just 20 hours of battery life.
I highly recommend both headsets, but if I had to choose, the newly reviewed GSP 370 is my Sennheiser headset of choice. It’s lighter, more comfortable and you can’t beat 100 hours of battery life. It sounds too good to be true, but this headset lives up to its promise.
If I had to fault it for anything, the headset loses a few points by not being compatible with Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. This feels like a missed opportunity. Otherwise, you’re looking at one of the best wireless gaming headsets around.
The Sennheiser GSP 370 Wireless Gaming Headset is available now and is backed by a two-year warranty.
Type – Closed
Frequency response – 20 to 20,000 Hz
Weight – 285g
Cable length – 1.5m
Battery life – Up to 100 hours
Microphone pickup pattern – Unidirectional
Microphone frequency response – 10 to 6,300 Hz
Price – AUD $349.95
The writer received a unit for review courtesy of Sennheiser