Experience active cooling with HP’s $50 OMEN Mindframe Prime gaming headset

Amazon offers the HP OMEN Mindframe Prime USB Gaming Headset for $49.99 shipped. Normally at $60 recently, this 17% discount marks a new all-time low we’ve been tracking for this gaming headset. This price is also matched to Best Buy and his eBay showcase. This headset supports virtual 7.1 surround sound and is powered by the built-in C-Media Xear audio chip. Apart from the passive cooling provided by the ear cup pads, the standout feature of this headset is its FrostCap cooling system which actively draws heat away from your ears to keep you cool and comfortable. The built-in microphone can be muted by simply flipping it over and has separate microphones to cancel ambient noise. RGB lighting is also present here and controlled by the OMEN Command Center program. Inside this software is the OMEN Audio Lab which is also powered by C-Media Xear. Keep reading to learn more.

If you want to save some money, you can opt for the Razer Kraken Gaming Headset for $40. With the Kraken connected via a 3.5mm audio jack, you’ll be able to use this headset on a wider range of devices than compared to the Mindframe Prime above. This microphone can be retracted into the left ear cup when not in use and also uses a cardioid polar pattern to reject background noise. In-line audio controls are also present here for quick volume adjustment. Cooling gel-infused pads are used on the earcups to keep the headset comfortable throughout your gaming sessions.

Be sure to stop by our PC gaming hub for all the latest deals on hardware and peripherals. SteelSeries has just launched its brand new Arctis Nova Pro headset which features active noise cancellation, parametric EQ and Xbox support. For more on this headset, check out our launch coverage.

HP OMEN Mindframe Prime Gaming Headset Features:

The world’s first headset with active ear cup cooling technology just got better. In addition to FrostCap, new passively cooled ear pads draw heat away from your skin to provide superior comfort during long gaming sessions. With a built-in 7.1 surround audio chip and environmental noise canceling microphones, you get a truly immersive. Control your audio experience in the OMEN Audio Lab powered by C-Media Xear. The OMEN Command Center lets you customize RGB lighting and Frostcap control. Pair these headphones with PCs, laptops, PS4 or any other device with a USB-A port.

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