Creative's new SB Inferno gaming headset is versatile and affordable

Creative's new SB Inferno gaming headset is versatile and affordable

The Creative SB Inferno. (Image source: Creative.) 

Creative has announced the SB Inferno, a gaming headset for PC, Mac, mobile gaming, and PlayStation 4.

Sporting 40mm full spectrum Neodymium drivers, plush earpads, and a lightweight headband, the gaming-tuned headset (Creative went as far as to consult professional eSports teams like Team compLexity and Team Dignitas) also has an impressive 115dB/mW high sensitivity. To enable clear in-game communication, the SB Inferno is equipped with a removable microphone with an in-line volume control. Even better audio quality can be achieved if the headset is paired with a dedicated Sound Blaster internal sound card that supports Creative’s CrystalVoice technologies.

In addition to the detachable microphone, the SB Inferno also comes with a 4-pole analog jack so that users can connect it to mobile devices easily, as well as to the bundled splitter cable for use with regular PCs, Macs, USB/PCIe sound cards, or motherboard host audio.

The Creative SB Inferno is priced at S$69, and will go on sale from July 18, 2014 on the Creative online store. Below is a rundown of its key specs.


  • Drivers: 40mm Neodymium magnet
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz ~ 20kHz
  • Impedance: 32 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 115dB/mW


  • Type: Noise cancelling condenser
  • Frequency Response: 100Hz~15kHz
  • Impedance: <2.2kohms
  • Sensitivity: -40dBV/Pa

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