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Alienware's AW988 wireless gaming headset has a little bit of everything

The whole is more than the sum of its parts.

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Alienware AW988 wireless headset

It's angular design matches the rest of Alienware's current gear.

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View from the front

It's not as clunky looking as some, but the large earcups still stick out.

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Moisture-wicking fabric

While it's a nice touch, sweatier heads may still prevail.

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Controls on the side

Controls include power, volume and settings.

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Two-zone lighting

You can configure it using the command center software.

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