Sades SA 708 Gaming Headset Review, New Version

I don’t know what it is about this time of year (fall) but it always gets me in the mood for PC gaming. Perhaps one contributor to this feeling is the fact that many of my favorite games have been released during fall/early winter over the years.

Call of Duty always likes to release in November specifically, I know I know don’t hate on me for liking this franchise haha. Probably my favorite one was when Modern Warfare 2 released in November of 2009. And now we have Black Ops 3 which just released earlier this month.

MW2 was about the time I decided to try out a gaming headset instead of using the TV or surround sound speakers. I had heard that playing with a headset on could actually improve your game play and game experience. I found this to be true and will speak more on this later. You are here looking for a headset so I would like to help you decide whether this one is a good or bad buy.

Now on to my Sades SA 708 Gaming Headset Review


Product: SADES SA-708 Stereo Gaming Headphone Headset with Microphone (Blue)

Price: $17.99

Cheapest Place to Buy:

My Personal Ranking: 75/100


Sades SA 708 Gaming Headset Review

Coming in at the low end range for pricing I can see this headset appealing to a vast majority of people for that reason alone. Let me lay down some of the reasons why.


Sound and Mic Quality


Let me preface this by saying I am not here to sell you this headset but rather help you decide if it is the right one for you to buy. That being said the old adage “you get what you pay for” doesn’t seem to completely work in this instance.

For the money especially you are getting really good sound quality out the the stereo speakers. The mic has a fairly good quality sound to it on the other end so your friends and team mates can communicate with you.

The Sades SA 708 seems to really compare with even some mid range gaming headsets in this department.


Usability and Compatibility


This headset comes with the 3.5mm standard headphone plugins. There is one for sound and one for the microphone. You will see the headphone jacks on laptops, the back and sometimes front of PC’s. A lot of the satellite PC speakers that usually also have the volume controls will be outfitted with a single 3.5mm inlet as well.

You can use the headphones as the come but there are a couple of items you may wish to purchase alongside them to potentially make things easier.

  • This one condenses the the two plugs down to one allowing you to use all of its features with a device that only accepts one plug in i.e. your smart phone or ipod. Startech Headset Adapter
  • This one adapts into a USB plugin if it is your preference. Syba USB Adapter

Last thing of note on your headset cable is the mute button and volume control that is pretty standard of any modern gaming headset. It is a must have.


Sades SA 708 Gaming Headset Review

Will this headset help me perform better?


As I was saying at the beginning of this article, a gaming headset does improve performance. Now ideally you want a “surround sound” headset but we are talking a lot more money. A stereo headset like the Sades SA 708 is still good. I can give you a couple examples here.

The first and main reason is you have the sound of the game right in your ear and most other outside noises are drowned out. Leading to better concentration and awareness in game. Your overall performance will go up in comparison to playing with normal speakers and the TV going in the backroom. This way you can go on reddit’s r/blackops3 and brag to everyone about how awesome you are after a great game… just kidding – don’t do that. 🙂

The second and more First Person Shooter related performance contributor is that even with left and right stereo headsets you can actually head your enemy’s footsteps. If you know what direction they are coming from then you will have an advantage. This is really where surround sound headsets outshine all to be honest but hey… what are ya gonna do.

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Concluding Thoughts


Sades SA 708 Gaming Headset Review

Hey thank you for reading this Sades SA 708 Gaming Headset Review! This really is a great headset for the money. You cant beat it at $17.99 and even has the potential to be one of the best headsets for under $50. I think it would make a great gift to someone who is just getting into PC gaming or for yourself if this applies to you. I know people who have picked them up for a spare because of how inexpensive it is only to realize they actually purchased a pretty decent headset and end up getting another to give away as a present.

A couple of items this would go great with would be the Redragon M601 Gaming Mouse and the AULA Backlit Gaming Keyboard. Both are also great bang for buck items so click those links to check out the reviews I wrote for them as well.


So tell me what you really thought about this headset? Would it work for you or someone you know? If you have any questions or comments please feel free to drop me one anytime at the bottom of this page. Likes, shares, tweets and +1’s are greatly appreciated as well.

Thank you,


Founder of Level Up Your Gear

I added this video in so you can see the headset up close and personal. It is not my video but he does a pretty good job.

Here are a couple of my other reviews you may be interested in:

Logitech g300s Gaming Mouse Review

SAMSUNG S24D300H Review, My New 24 Inch Computer Monitor



  • Kevin

    I think Call of Duty is a solid game series that gets way too much hate.

    I’ll admit I was skeptical at first because of the price, but I guess the quality of it is worth what you’re paying. I really like the design of it, I don’t really play multiplayer games that much so I’m not too bothered by the microphone I just like the sound quality to be decent.

    Looks like a great headset when you’re on a budget, great review overall.

  • Destin

    The SADES SA-708 Stereo Gaming Headphone Headset with Microphone seems like a great gaming headset. It is very affordable at just $17.99. Its great that the sound quality is really good and the mic is clear. I also read your review on the Redragon M601 Gaming Mouse and I think these two products would be great together.

    • Anthony

      Hello Destin,

      I totally think this headset would go great with a few items. The Redragon m601 would make a great option for a mouse, then for a keyboard i’d suggest checking out the Aula Gaming Keyboard, lastly check out this monitor if you are in need of a good inexpensive option. Thanks for reading the articles and giving input it is much appreciated.

      Thanks again,


  • Stephanie

    Thank you Anthony for another good review. I think the Sades SA 708 Gaming Headset would make a great holiday gift for someone who is new to PC Gaming and with an inexpensive price tag of only $17.99 it is certainly a good buy. How does it compare to using the television or the surround sound speakers?

    • Anthony

      Hello Stephanie,

      This headset does make a decent inexpensive gift for that gamer in the family. Just make sure they actually need a headset. Headsets are typically better for gaming then tv or surround speakers in my experience.

      Thanks again,


  • Chris

    It looks like you have spent a lot of time researching your product and providing valuable information for consumers looking for headsets and other electronics. I will certainly look up the headsets that you have recommended as they would make a great Christmas gift for the gamers in the family. Thanks

    • Anthony


      I appreciate you stopping by and I’m always glad to help. Someone indeed will enjoy these Sades headsets for xmas and it won’t break your wallet either! Let me know if you have any other questions.

      Thanks again,


  • That really does sound like a like a great deal for headphones at that price. What I’m curious about is whether there is a wireless version of this. Can that you can link it up with blue tooth or something like that? I really appreciate all the details on your website. It’s very thorough and informative indeed!

  • Erik

    Hi Anthony.
    I like your review. Many of them underestimate the importance of having a good pair of headsets, especially if you are a gamer. Sades SA 708 gaming headset seems like a good buy to me. For only 18 USD you get a very good product. I will certainly consider buying it. Thanks

    • Anthony

      Hello Erik,

      Thanks for connecting. I am glad you checked out my review and might buy this headset. It is very inexpensive and should work out for ya. I’m always here if you have further questions.

      Thanks again,


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