At CES this year, EVGA announced their long-teased entry to the dedicated audio market with the NU Audio sound card. A result of a collaboration with Audio Note, this preview goes over the unboxing experience, and we disassemble the NU audio card to gain technical insights and learn about its components.
The Mixcder E8 is a pair of wireless, over-ear headphones with active noise cancelling, and a price that's much lower than you'd expect after going over the list of features. Just about everyone is after a pair of wireless headphones nowadays; here's something worth considering if you're on a tight budget.
Costing a mere $25, the Onikuma K5 isn't a gaming headset you'd dare expect a lot from. Surprisingly enough, it manages to beat some competitors two or three times its price in some aspects, which means you get a lot of bang for your buck!
1MORE's Dual Driver is the new younger brother to the critically acclaimed Triple Driver In-ears. It inherits the exterior design of the Triple Driver, which is great as it has proven both durable and comfortable. However, on the Inside, the Dual Driver is completely new, featuring one large dynamic driver with graphene coating and one balanced armature tweeter.
The Audeara A-01, a pair of wireless headphones, comes with fantastic battery life and a truly unique feature: a detailed hearing test used to tailor the sonic performance to your own ears. We do need to talk about that $400 price tag, though.
The RHA MA750 Wireless is the company's best wireless pair of in-ear monitors. They are based on the extremely popular wired model MA750 known and liked for its excellent price-performance ratio. Those are big shoes to fill, so let's find out if the transition to wireless was successful.
The 1MORE Triple Driver BT In-Ears are the wireless successor to the highly-praised wired pair of in-ear headphones of the same name. They're equipped with three speaker drivers, as well as a couple of unique features that make them stand out among competing products.
1MORE's newest full-size headphone offering is called the Triple Driver Over-Ear. As the name suggests, these headphones feature three drivers, although one is passive. 1MORE combined a relatively large dynamic driver with a graphene dome, ceramic tweeter, and a passive driver; all of this inside a closed-back over-ear design.
Developed in cooperation with professional eSports teams, the Logitech G Pro Gaming Headset is here to give you a competitive edge in your favorite multiplayer games. You're getting a great headset with a good microphone for well under $100. Comfort is also excellent, letting you game for several hours without any issues.
The Sennheiser HD 660 S is a direct successor to one of the most legendary hi-fi headphones of all time, the HD 650. With a price tag of $500/€500, does it have what it takes to carry on the legacy?
The freshly released 1MORE Spearhead VRX is the newest, technologically beefiest, and most expensive gaming headset 1MORE has to offer. It comes with a unique head-tracking unit that works in conjunction with an advanced DSP to achieve an immersive surround sound experience.
The Beyerdynamic MMX 300 2nd Generation is the new iteration of the company's first gaming headset. It keeps the high price of its predecessor, but significantly improves upon all its key aspects, which makes it an interesting choice for exceptionally demanding gamers with big budgets.
Etymotic's ER3-series in-ears aim to bring their ER4 design into a lower price category. Priced at $179, the ER3s are nearly half the price of the ER4-series in-ears, and their specification sheets show that they are not far off. We take a good look at the new in-ears to see how they fare against their bigger brethren.
Open-back gaming headsets are few and far between, but Sennheiser didn't forget about users who prefer them over their closed-back brethren. Let's find out if the Sennheiser GSP 500 offers enough to justify its hefty $230/€229 price tag and if it's a worthy replacement for the company's excellent Game One gaming headset.
With a price tag of $90, the freshly-launched Corsair HS70 Wireless just became one of the least expensive brand-name wireless gaming headsets on the market. It's based on the wired HS50, so let's find out what was gained and lost after its wire got cut.
Here's something we've all been waiting for: HyperX finally made a wireless gaming headset! It's called the Cloud Flight and aims to not only continue the legacy of its excellent wired brethren, but to also be the best wireless gaming headset on the market. Does it deliver? In more ways than one!
The Sennheiser GSP 600 is the company's new top-of-the-line gaming headset. It's essentially a simple analog headset with no RGB LEDs or similar gimmicks. Does it offer enough in terms of sound and microphone quality, as well as wearing comfort, to justify the $250/€249 price tag?
The Cougar Phontum is one of the newest additions to the $50 gaming headset market. It sports a dual-chamber design, comes with two different sets of ear pads, and aims to be used both in your gaming room and on the go.
ADATA recently boldly stepped into the crowded gaming headset market. Their first and currently top-of-the-line product is actually a bundle of three different devices - an analog gaming headset (EMIX H30), a 7.1-channel USB sound card (SOLOX F30), and a headset stand. We set out to find out whether it is worth the asking price of $200.
The $250 / €270 Arctis Pro + GameDAC is SteelSeries' new flagship gaming audio system. It consists of an amazing gaming headset based on an improved iteration of the Arctis 3, 5, and 7 and the GameDAC, a high-quality external USB sound card equipped with the ESS Sabre 9018Q2C DAC chip and a host of advanced features, fully usable and configurable without any drivers.
The Roccat Khan Pro claims to be the world's first Hi-Res Audio certified gaming headset. Does that make it sound better than its competitors in the extremely crowded $100 price bracket, where we can already find more than a couple of products with excellent audio performance?
The HiFiMAN RE800 is a new high-end in-ear featuring a completely new driver from HiFiMAN. This new driver has a topology-optimized membrane that should reduce distortion. The RE800 launches at $699, which puts it straight into a highly competitive segment. We take them for a listen and see if the new housing and driver can make an impact.
Although it doesn't look the part, the Sennheiser Game One is a serious gaming headset with great sound quality and a class-leading microphone. Its price is hefty, but you do get excellent performance in return.
Noontec has combined good looks, great sound and microphone quality with excellent comfort and a reasonable price of $150. This is a pair of wireless headphones we can easily recommend to everyone who wants to break free from the cable.
The $80 Cougar Immersa Pro is the successor to the well-known and well-liked Immersa, one of the most popular $50 gaming headsets on the market. Even though it looks and feels almost the same, it comes with its own sound card, an RGB lighting system, and bigger speaker drivers that are tuned quite differently than those of the original Immersa.