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Turtle Beach Ear Force XP Seven Review

As the official licensed headset of the MLG Pro Circuit, Turtle Beach’s XP Seven headset is under pressure to deliver. And it does, big time. With spectacular sound and even more spectacular custom controls, Turtle… See Full Review »

Our Score 9
User Score 0
Our Score 9
User Score 10

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Tritton Warhead 7.1 Review

  • Top-quality sound in games
  • Microsoft wireless security chip with easiest…
  • Exceptionally good battery life
  • Two batteries included, so one can charge while…
  • Comfortable, sturdy build
  • Conveniently placed audio controls prone to…
  • Snug fit results in sweaty ears during long play…
  • Virtual surround sound will never replace true…
Our Score 9
User Score 9

Turtle Beach Ear Force PX5 Review

  • Over a dozen presets, great sound isolation
  • Durable
  • Can also operate as a Bluetooth headset for a…
  • Amazing surround sound for gaming
  • High price tag
  • Occasional interference from other wireless…
Our Score 9
User Score 0

Turtle Beach Ear Force XP Seven Review

  • Smooth, warm tone
  • Clear detail
  • Immense depth and dimension
  • Feature packed audio control
  • Cross platform connection
  • Solid construction and design
  • Virtual surround less immersive than some…
  • No wireless connectivity
  • Slight lack of clarity in the top end
Our Score 9
User Score 0

Astro A50 Review

  • Immersive virtual sound environment
  • Pristine clarity
  • Comfortable design
  • Great balance
  • Slightly bright treble
  • EQ switch doesn’t deliver
Our Score 9
User Score 10

Turtle Beach Ear Force X12 Review

  • Great sound
  • Microphone Monitor lets you hear yourself talk
  • Comfortable for long-term use
  • Very long cable
  • In-line amp and control located too close to head
  • No clip for in-line amp/controls
Our Score 8.5
User Score 7

PlayStation Gold Review

  • Clear, powerful sound
  • Convincing virtual surround
  • Comfy, lightweight design
  • Affordable
  • Lacks deep detail
  • Dialog can sound nasal
Our Score 8.5
User Score 0

Turtle Beach PX3 Review

  • Programmable presets
  • Works on Mac, PC, PS3, and Xbox 360
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Reasonable price
  • Stereo Surround instead of Dobly Digital
  • Slight distortion when going from silent to sound
Our Score 8.5
User Score 2

Sony Pulse Elite Edition Review

  • Outstanding, high-fidelity audio
  • Built-in rechargeable battery
  • Engaging “bass impact” feature
  • Convenient, flexible wireless solution
  • No USB charging cable inlcuded
  • Some users may find headband uncomfortable
  • Underwhelming virtual surround performance
Our Score 8.5
User Score 0