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     Mon, Apr 25 2011 | 5:09P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Corsair has recently released their new headset from their Gaming Audio Series line, the HS1A. The HS1A is a newer version of the HS1, with the “A” symbolizing the change from USB-only to analog audio connectors. The analog HS1A headset will leave a lot up to whatever sound card the user employs in conjunction with it. The 50mm drivers should help reproduce high-quality audio with the mids and highs inside the full-cover ear cups. The HS1A includes two types of ear cups that are easily interchangeable, those being microfiber and synthetic leather. The rotatable boom on the left ear cup also has a bendable section to further customize the microphone’s position. With most of the niceties out of the way, let’s get on to the reason everyone is here and see how well the HS1A headset performs in our testing.
  FULL STORY @ REVIEW

Snipa Sonar 5.1 Championship Gaming Headset Review
     Sat, Apr 23 2011 | 12:00P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Finding a gaming headset that offered 5.1 audio used to be a total rarity, but today, they're commonplace. While some 5.1 headsets out there don't do the best of jobs with delivering the aural experience we'd hope for, some do, if the driver alignment and software is spot-on. Read on to see which camp the Sonar 5.1 Championship sits in.
  FULL STORY @ CHAMPIONSHIP

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD Review
     Fri, Apr 22 2011 | 4:03P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the latest Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD the people over at Creative have managed not only to surpass themselves but also the competition and have once again proven that they have been and still are the best at what they do.
  FULL STORY @ RWLABS

Corsair SP2500 2.1 Speaker System and HS1A Headset
     Fri, Apr 22 2011 | 4:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Although the idea of a 2.1 speaker system isn’t terribly exciting to some users in this era of multi-channel gaming audio and 5.1 channel speaker systems, the technology employed by the Corsair SP2500 2.1 channel speaker system is intriguing. Not only that, but the simple fact of the matter is, most PC users don’t have the right room and / or desk setup to properly install and configure a surround sound speaker system. If you own a high-end, 5.1 channel speaker system and your rear satellites aren’t positioned properly, at the right angle and distance from your ears, don’t scoff at the idea of an advanced 2.1 channel system. Odds are the 2.1 channel setup sounds better than the muddled mess that is an improperly configured 5.1 channel speaker system...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

Roccat Kulo Gaming Headset Review
     Fri, Apr 22 2011 | 9:00A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we take a look at the latest in the Roccat hardware line, the Kulo Stereo Gaming Headset. Does it maintain their excellent record?
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCK3D

Diamond Xtreme External 7.1 USB Sound Card
     Thu, Apr 21 2011 | 4:00P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The main excelling point for the Diamond card is the analog music playback, which was due to its ability to up-mix 2 channel stereo, up to 8 channels, which, was 6 in my case. It did a great job at making the room offer a fuller music experience, while the onboard sound without 3rd party software can only play in 2 channels. Everything else was very similar in quality and it was difficult to tell a difference between the two options since movies and gaming are easily configured for 5.1 or 7.1 through the onboard sound."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

ROCCAT Kulo Stereo Gaming Headset Review
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 12:00P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The latest Stereo Gaming Headset from ROCCAT is named Kulo, is very light (suitable for LAN Parties), and comes with an unique feature: the Automatic Mic-Mute; also, the in-line volume control is very handy. Even if it is an on-ear model, it's confortable even after many hours of use.
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

 
Thermaltake eSPORTS Shock One Gaming Headset
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 9:02A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Thermaltake eSPORTS Shock One headset features good all round sound and good directionality with its DTS Surround Sensation. While it might not have the best comfort or sound out of the box (until you swap it for the included velour pads), it has definitely become a real joy to use after a week of use. Using its potent set of 40mm drivers, the Shock One is definitely a contender in the sub $100 market, and has impressed me thus far. Definitely recommended for anyone who is looking for a good looking headset with great sounds.
  FULL STORY @ EVERYTHINGUSB

Corsair SP2200 2.1 PC Speaker Review
     Wed, Apr 13 2011 | 10:28P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Overall, I really liked the SP2200 system. It was definitely designed for gamers! Bass Response on the SP2200 is definitely a shining moment for these speakers. Without a doubt they sound much better than most other "Gaming" or "PC" systems as Corsair has bass sent to the sub and it only handles the low end of the sound spectrum..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

Boomphones Q5 1.0 Headphones Review
     Wed, Apr 13 2011 | 9:00A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Music is part of our culture as people not just as countries or nations. Humans are wired with a love of music and grow a taste for a variety of sounds. I firmly believe that everyone should have a decent pair of headphones, speakers, or both. So today I will look at the Boomphones Q5 1.0 quad series headphones to see if it can offer you a ideal listening experience.
  FULL STORY @ HEADPHONES

Intel Core i3 2100 Sandy Bridge
     Mon, Apr 11 2011 | 10:28P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Up to this point when looking at the Intel Sandy Bridge performance and compatibility under Linux we have been using the Intel Core i5 2500K and Intel Core i7 2820QM. Last week though we received the Core i3 2100 (along with a Core i7 990X) from Intel and today are putting the low-end ~$125 USD Sandy Bridge processor through its paces under Linux.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Intel Core i3 2100 Sandy Bridge
     Mon, Apr 11 2011 | 10:28P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Up to this point when looking at the Intel Sandy Bridge performance and compatibility under Linux we have been using the Intel Core i5 2500K and Intel Core i7 2820QM. Last week though we received the Core i3 2100 (along with a Core i7 990X) from Intel and today are putting the low-end ~$125 USD Sandy Bridge processor through its paces under Linux.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Intel Core i3 2100 Sandy Bridge
     Mon, Apr 11 2011 | 10:28P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Up to this point when looking at the Intel Sandy Bridge performance and compatibility under Linux we have been using the Intel Core i5 2500K and Intel Core i7 2820QM. Last week though we received the Core i3 2100 (along with a Core i7 990X) from Intel and today are putting the low-end ~$125 USD Sandy Bridge processor through its paces under Linux.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Intel Core i3 2100 Sandy Bridge
     Mon, Apr 11 2011 | 10:28P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Up to this point when looking at the Intel Sandy Bridge performance and compatibility under Linux we have been using the Intel Core i5 2500K and Intel Core i7 2820QM. Last week though we received the Core i3 2100 (along with a Core i7 990X) from Intel and today are putting the low-end ~$125 USD Sandy Bridge processor through its paces under Linux.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Intel Core i3 2100 Sandy Bridge
     Mon, Apr 11 2011 | 10:28P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Up to this point when looking at the Intel Sandy Bridge performance and compatibility under Linux we have been using the Intel Core i5 2500K and Intel Core i7 2820QM. Last week though we received the Core i3 2100 (along with a Core i7 990X) from Intel and today are putting the low-end ~$125 USD Sandy Bridge processor through its paces under Linux.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Augen EBA701 TheBook eBook Reader
     Sat, Apr 09 2011 | 4:03P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"So I’ve never quite figured out e-book readers, I never really liked them but then I never had one to actually judge for myself. I can gladly say that my mind has changed on the subject now that I have one. At one time I read a lot of books, at least one per week usually, but I was young and I didn’t have a family and I had a lot more time on my hands then. I think I need to start reading again and I just got 150 books to read included with the product I have for review today, the Augen TheBook eBook Reader. Geeks.com sent it over to me and it sells for under $100. It features a nice crisp and clear 7-inch screen, full keyboard and the ability to play videos and music. "
  FULL STORY @ TESTFREAKS

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