Logitech G930 Review – Wireless Gaming Headset

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Updated October 23, 2022
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Wireless headsets are a wonderful and, more importantly, indispensable tool in my PC gaming arsenal. Like the SteelSeries Arctis 7 – Best Wireless PS4 Headset. But in the wrong hands, absolutely nothing will get done in the game world. This is to say your teammates will speak to you from anywhere their remote headset will allow. Leading to them contributing to non-essential banter while they make themselves another Nutella sandwich in the kitchen–far away from the virtual war. When you are itching to show off the best gaming headset you ever owned, you probably don’t want to spend too much on unnecessary banter.

Logitech is on deck with a new wireless set of cans for the wandering gamer. Today we review the refreshed Logitech G930 Wireless Gaming Headset with Dolby 7.1 Surround. It’s another USB connected 7.1 simulated sound option via the Logitech software. But this one features programmable buttons, which can be customized with various commands and multi-button macros using the downloadable software suite.

Keep reading my Logitech G930 review to learn why this is made our best wireless gaming headset list.


In the G930 Box and Size

The unit ships with the main G930 headset, USB wireless adapter, Charging Base with mini USB charging cable and the user documentation. The Logitech G930 wireless gaming headset is one of the smaller units we’ve tested in this class.

Related: To see how this headset stacks up, you can also read our Logitech G533 Gaming Headset review.

Driver Size

These gaming headsets do use an over-ear design. Drivers are 40mm or 50mm. Nothing on the site or in the documentation on this. Driver type is also unknown. But these are not as wide as many other over-ear headphone offerings of this type. They look good when worn and do not give the feeling of wearing a helmet like other larger headphones.


Quality, Comfort, and Looks

While it’s not at the level of high-end gaming headsets yet, the design is of a noticeably higher grade than the G430 and G230 headphones we’ve tested thus far. The padding on the ears is covered in comfortable faux leather, not the more abrasive cloth style used on the aforementioned headsets. A nice crimson band separates the ear cushions from the outside plastic. The entire unit is mostly black, so the red highlights stand out well.

Related: For more quality headsets, take a look at our Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum review.

G930 Battery Life

Battery life will tap out at about 8-10 hours, depending on range and usage. Speaking of which, the range is about average.

Mic and Controls

The mic can be flipped up out of the way, and this time it actually mutes the microphone, which is a nice touch. A red LED indicator lets you know when the mic is in a muted state. There are 3-large buttons on the left side. Below those, we have the mute button and volume dial. On the same left earpiece, found toward the back, we have the power button and Dolby Digital 7.1 switch. It all makes for a handsome and intuitive pair of cans. But additional color options would have been a nice touch to this series.


G930 7.1 Surround Sound and Performance

The Logitech G930 7.1 Dolby headset is quite good. I just wish we had an optical digital cable option for connection to your PC. USB is adequate, and the sound quality is impressive when paired with the downloadable software. To get it going, connect the USB adapter to the charging base. Then connect the base to your PC via USB. Yet with most USB 7.1 offerings, volume is again hampered when compared to some, like Razer’s Tiamat 7.1 or Creative Recon 3D Gaming 7.1 headset. Positional audio is laudable, with footsteps and movements identifiable based on direction. But most folks have enough USB devices. I want my 7.1 audio devices to be connected through some other means, like a fiber optic cable for true 7.1 sound. For more surround sound options, check out our Mad Catz Tritton Katana HD review or our Mad Catz F.R.E.Q. 7 gaming headset review.


G930 Software

But the other features and comfort make the G930 gaming headsets a one-of-kind solution. Using the Logitech gaming software, you can adjust the equalizer, volume, and mute. You can test each of the 7-speakers and assign functions, commands, or programs to launch when any of the 3 programmable buttons are pressed. I set two for Play and Skip tracks/scenes for my media devices. The third is set as a push-to-talk button for voice chat programs like Teamspeak. This is a wildly enjoyable feature. Under a separate profile, I have each of the buttons assigned to launch some of my more frequented programs. It’s very handy.


Wrap-Up and Final Thoughts

So the Logitech G930 Headset offers great sound, booming bass (which was a surprise), significant positional audio, and great clarity even in a game like BF3, where a cacophony of sounds converge and vie for an ear’s attention. I was even commended on the mic clarity.

As mentioned, the range is about average. Not as far-reaching as the Skullcandy set. But it approximately matches that of the Astro A50, Creative Vengeance 2000, and the Creative Tactical Recon 3D. Of those, the Creative set is the superior offering, with the Astro A50 and the Logitech Unit sharing a heated 2nd place. Third, I give to Corsair. Audio performance is quite amazing on each of these. But features and durability hamper the Corsair and A50 set.

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