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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 Beach’s flagship is a winner. See Full Review »

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

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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

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

Razer Electra Review

  • Deep, controlled bass
  • Sensitive enough for all devices
  • Solid build quality
  • Soft, luxurious earpads
  • Just a bit of artificially bright treble
  • In-line microphone lacks controls
  • No accessories
  • Bulky
Our Score 8
User Score 0

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 Earforce X42 Review

  • Immersive sound
  • High-fidelity audio
  • Superior wireless range
  • Excellent microphone
  • Great battery life
  • Not a substitute for true surround sound
  • “Surround angle” settings not useful
  • No analog cables included
Our Score 7.5
User Score 10

Turtle Beach Ear Force X32 Review

  • Terrific sound quality
  • Handy auxiliary input
  • Four EQ presets
  • Comfortable for long-term use
  • Auto-off conserves battery life
  • Persistent buzz in left channel
  • Limited range, finicky transmitter
  • Spatial expander effect is distracting
Our Score 7.5
User Score 7

Sennheiser X 320 Review

  • Excellent audio quality
  • Convenient “flip-to-mute” microphone
  • Microphone sounds clear and cancels noise well
  • Control module comes with security clip
  • Awkward fitting
  • Not equipped to work with PS3 or PC
  • No microphone monitoring in headset
  • Pricey for a wired headset
Our Score 7
User Score 0

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