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SoundPEATS Q11 Sport Bluetooth Headphones Review
     Tue, Jan 31 2017 | 9:02A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Looking for an affordable sport Bluetooth headset to accompany you while on the go or at the gym? If the answer is yes then you should really take a look at the Q11 by SoundPEATS.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

aptX-connected headphones
     Fri, Jan 27 2017 | 3:10P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
What is aptX audio? It's actually a codec that compresses audio in a very different manner than that of the standard Bluetooth codec, and the result is as close to uncompressed audio as the bandwidth-constrained Bluetooth technology can possibly allow. Qualcomm describes aptX audio as "a bit-rate efficiency technology that ensures you receive the highest possible sound quality from your Bluetooth audio device," and there is actual science to back up this claim. After doing quite a bit of reading on the subject as I prepared for this review, I found that the technology behind aptX audio, and its history, is very interesting.
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

Cougar IMMERSA 300H Headset Review on Technic3D
     Thu, Jan 26 2017 | 9:02A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Cougar IMMERSA 300H Gaming-Headset arrived Technic3D. "Cougar immersa’s unique suspended leather like headband design allows you to reach new levels of comfort?" We will check this and many more in the following Review."
  FULL STORY @ TECHNIC3D

Review: Audioengine HD3 Premium Powered Desktop Speakers
     Wed, Jan 25 2017 | 4:03P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When it comes to premium desktop computer speakers, few manufacturers on the market match the level of Audioengine when it comes to sound quality. Over the years, we’ve had the opportunity to review the Audioengine A2+ and the Audioengine A5+ which were outstanding speakers that are simply unmatched by other computer speaker manufacturers..."
  FULL STORY @ CUSTOMPCREVIEW

Edifier R980T Powered Bookshelf Speaker System Review
     Wed, Jan 25 2017 | 9:01A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you're looking for a budget-friendly active stereo speaker set which does extremely well all across the board you should really check out the R980T by Edifier.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

ROCCAT Cross Multi-Platform Gaming Headset
     Tue, Jan 24 2017 | 4:03P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The first thing I did with the Cross headset was to plug them into my gaming rig and start playing. I generally played combat games and I must say the sound was great. There is not an overwhelming amount of bass, but that is a good thing; the sound remained clear and distinct even in the heat of battle...
  FULL STORY @ BCCHARDWARE

Sennheiser GSX 1000 Review
     Tue, Jan 24 2017 | 4:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The GSX 1000 comes in as a desktop audio amplifier that features connections for a headset and stereo speakers and features a DAC specifically chosen to run driverless for convenience. It is controlled by an intuitive LED touchscreen panel that lights up as your hand gets closer.
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ

 
Cougar IMMERSA 300H Headset Review on Technic3D
     Tue, Jan 24 2017 | 9:00A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Cougar IMMERSA 300H Gaming-Headset arrived Technic3D. "Cougar immersa’s unique suspended leather like headband design allows you to reach new levels of comfort?" We will check this and many more in the following Review."
  FULL STORY @ COUGAR

Review: Razer Kraken Pro V2 Gaming Headset
     Wed, Jan 18 2017 | 10:47A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we’ll be reviewing the Razer Kraken Pro V2 gaming headset which is successor to the Razer Kraken Pro gaming headset launched all the way back in 2012. While Razer has unveiled numerous editions of the Kraken headset lineup including the Kraken Forged Edition, the Kraken 7.1, and Kraken Chroma over the years, the original..."
  FULL STORY @ CUSTOMPCREVIEW

ROCCAT Cross Multi-platform Over-ear Stereo Gaming Headset
     Tue, Jan 17 2017 | 11:53A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Cross is a lightweight headset from ROCCAT, compatible with many devices thanks to its Stereo analog interface and features two separate cables: one for mobile devices with an in-line microphone, but also one which includes a boom microphone and two separate jack plugs. The 50mm Neodymium drivers make sure that deep bass can be rendered without distortions, while the mids and highs are well balanced, so Cross is well suited for watching movies or listening to music as well."
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

AMD Ryzen – What We Learned At CES 2017
     Fri, Jan 13 2017 | 8:35A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In the days leading up to CES2017 we found ourselves most excited to see what AMD would be showing off with Ryzen CPU series. The anticipation for the new processor series for AMD is growing every day thanks to the marketing machine over at AMD continually showing it performing better than an Intel Core i7-6900K processor that costs over $1000. The thought of AMD releasing a processor that can compete with Skylake-E at any level a year ago, would have caused laughter in the room. Now, it looks like AMD has something that appears to come close to those levels of performance in applications like Blender and Handbrake...
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

Sennheiser GSP 350 Review
     Thu, Jan 12 2017 | 4:00P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Sennheiser are top of their game and are a well renowned brand in regards to audio products. Since our last look at the awesome GAME ZERO headset, they have recently released a trio of headsets for gamers. As the 'mid-range' offerings, the GSP 300/350 are more similar in design, and are priced comparably to the likes of the Creative Sound BlasterX H5/H7, along with a respective feature set.
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ

HyperX Cloud Stinger Headset Review
     Wed, Jan 11 2017 | 1:14P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In an increasingly saturated peripheral market, HyperX are hoping their new Cloud Stinger can become the ‘go-to’ headset if you are on a budget. Priced at £49.99, it comes in cheaper than the acclaimed Cloud and Cloud II headsets while keeping familiar features from those devices, including memory foam ear pads and a flexible boom mic. With its svelte, matte-black finish, the Cloud Stinger is also an attractive piece of kit – but how good is it? Let’s find out.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Edifier CineSound B3 Soundbar Review
     Sat, Jan 07 2017 | 4:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Edifier CineSound B3 soundbar is designed to sit under (or above) your TV and deliver noticeably improved audio playback – when compared to your TV’s inbuilt speakers. However, it also offers Bluetooth functionality, allowing you to connect a phone, tablet or what-have-you and use it for general music playback, too. Priced at £149.99 in the UK, it sits in the mid-range – above budget offerings but not quite at the same level as enthusiast-grade options.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

EpicGear Thunderouz Gaming Headset
     Fri, Jan 06 2017 | 9:03A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We have just posted up our review of the EpicGear Thunderouz Gaming Headset. This is a mid-price headset that offers quite a lot in the way of performance and features. While it isn't your day-to-day headset for commuting, it's designed with gamers in mind and it accomplishes that very nicely. For gaming and popular music, this headset is very solid and should be considered. Check our review for all the details.
  FULL STORY @ BCCHARDWARE

Cougar IMMERSA Stereo Gaming Headset Review
     Wed, Jan 04 2017 | 3:41P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Cougar are not supporting 7.1 software audio for this model since it is a stereo version, but it comes with bass-tuned 40mm Neodymium drivers which are great in games, while needing a bit of tuning from the sound source in order to be pleasant for watching the rest of multimedia content. The product does also feature an in-line remote which is not intrusive and allows adjustment of the Volume on-the-fly, along with the microphone mute function. The supplied ear cups are large and provide comfort even longer gaming sessions, while the headband is automatically adjustable, as we have seen with other high-end headsets."
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

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