TUF Gaming H3 Headset Review

ASUS ROG is one of our favourite gaming peripheral makers, offering wide range of premium gaming products. But there is a huge entry-level gaming peripheral market and ASUS is cracking this with its new TUF products line. So today we are review a gaming headset from this new TUF products line, the TUF Gaming H3 Headset.

TUF Gaming H3 Headset is a comfortable and lightweight gaming headset, which can be used with PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Mac, Mobile and VR. TUF Gaming H3 Headset comes with high-caliber 50mm ASUS Essence drivers and an airtight chamber technology offering immersive audio experience.

Now let's see what TUF Gaming H3 Headset have for us.


  • 50 mm ASUS Essence drivers and exclusive airtight chamber technology deliver an immersive audio experience
  • Virtual 7.1 surround sound supported by Windows Sonic
  • Tough, stainless-steel headband and yoke provide improved stability and durability
  • Lightweight design ensures comfort while gaming
  • Cross-platform support for PC, Mac, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and mobile phones
  • Analog microphone provides clear in-game communication

Lightweight, Tough Design
The new TUF Gaming H3 headset is designed to provide incredible comfort and durability for gamers who play or stream for extended periods of time. Featuring lightweight construction, ASUS fast-cooling ear cushions, stainless-steel headband, 50 mm ASUS Essence drivers and an airtight chamber design, TUF Gaming H3 headset upgrades your in-game audio experience with wonderfully rich, immersive sound.

Incredibly Deep Bass & Crystal-Clear Detail
Featuring exclusive airtight chamber and ASUS Essence drivers - TUF Gaming H3 headset has inherited the most iconic feature of ASUS gaming headsets: the exclusive airtight chamber and ASUS Essence drivers, which provide clearer audio with strong bass to immerse you in a natural-sounding gaming experience.

7.1 Virtual Surround Sound
Virtual 7.1 surround sound* technology provides an upgraded level of audio precision that will give you a competitive edge. * Supported by Windows Sonic.

ASUS Fast-Cooling Ear Cushions
TUF Gaming H3 headset employs ASUS fast-cooling ear cushions that consist of 100% protein-leather and fast-cooling memory foam to deliver ultimate comfort.

  • 100% protein leather

  • Fast-cooling memory foam

Long-Lasting durability
Stainless-steel headband - To withstand the rigors of intense gaming, the headband on TUF Gaming H3 headset is made of stainless steel. For improved comfort, the headband is designed to provide 20% less clamping force than other headsets.

Certifiably Clear Communication
TUF Gaming H3 headset includes a unidirectional boom microphone, tuned especially for clear voice communication and certified by leading communication apps. Intuitive control buttons on the ear cup let you instantly control volume or mute the microphone.

Full Compatibility with PC, Mac, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch
With the TUF Gaming H3, you don't need another headset for console gaming — because it provides true cross-platform support, including PC, MAC, PS4, Nintendo Switch, mobile phone and Xbox One.



Headset comes in a nice cardboard box with model number, image of the product and details about features listed.

Inside the box

Inside the box we find headset, Quick start guide and 3.5mm audio/mic splitter cable.


First look and the headset having this nice ergonomic and comes in four colours to match your PC build theme. Headset is black plastic construction with each earcup having the TUF logo.


PCDesktop PC
Sound Card ASUS Xonar U7
Headset TUF Gaming H3 and HyperX Cloud
OS Windows 10

Gaming Experience

The large 50mm drivers coupled with airtight over-ear set of cans, delivers decent balanced gaming audio reproduction with deep bass. Driving the headset directly from onboard audio solution resulted in slight lack of punch in the low frequency range but using it with external amp like ASUS Xonar U7 resulted in rather pleasant and quite balanced for gaming experience.

Audio Experience

Beside gaming I love listen to music on my PC whenever I get time. But with TUF Gaming H3 headset the audio lover inside me got little disappointed. High frequency is not very clear, headset outputs good bass, but I feel some deep bass part (boom-boom) is little missing. Asus TUF Gaming H3 is a gaming headset designed to enhance the in-game audio experience more.


  • Nice Design
  • Light Weight
  • Very Comfortable
  • Great Price
  • Virtual 7.1 surround sound
  • Multiplatform Compatibility


  • Not for music lovers


TUF Gaming H3 headset is the budget offering from ASUS to gamers. At a price tag of Rs.3440/- only the TUF Gaming H3 headset giving gamers the option of getting some top-quality craftsmanship, incredibly balanced game audio reproduction, comfortable metal headband with wide earcups in lined a fast-cooling ear cushions that has been designed to stay cool, makes playing games for extended periods a no-head-pain, moisture-free ear and complete joy.

Finally, the TUF Gaming H3 is a great budget segment gaming headset offering adequate in-game performance across a wide variety of platforms and worthy of our PC TeK REVIEWS VALUE Award.

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