AUDIO

January 31st, 2016

Edifier H840 Headphones Review

The words “inexpensive” and “high end sound” rarely go together when discussing headphones but Edifier’s H840 aims to do things a bit differently.


January 28th, 2016

Kanto Yaro 2 Amplifier & Speakers Review

The Kanto Yaro 2 digital stereo system is aimed at desk use as well as TV and home theater use but at $450, this relatively unknown company may be pricing themselves out of the market.


December 21st, 2015

G.Skill SR910 & SV710 Headsets Review

G.Skill has entered the audio segment with its SR910 and SV710 gaming headsets—and that’s a big step for a company still finding its feet outside its core market.


December 8th, 2015

AKG K182 Studio Headphones Review

AKG’s K182 headphones are a cut above most competitors. These are studio monitors, meant to satisfy the discerning customer are designed for use by video editors and those who demand near-perfect reference audio


May 7th, 2015

AKG K553 Pro Studio Headphones Review

AKG by Harman is one of the grand names within the audio sphere and their latest K553 Pro studio headphones promise an excellent package for monitoring, mixing and mastering with a reasonable price of $199.


May 15th, 2014

ASUS Xonar U7 USB Sound Card Review

ASUS’ U7 is the latest addition to their Xonar lineup and it takes things to another level. Typically USB sound cards are sub par at best but this one will change your mind.


January 14th, 2013

ASUS RoG Orion Pro Gaming Headset Review

ASUS’ new Orion Pro headset combines the versatility of a USB powered virtual 7.1 surround sound environment with the high quality aspect of an analog connection.  All of this is offered in a unique package that doesn’t require drivers to function properly but comes in at under $120.


September 16th, 2012

Corsair Vengeance 2000 Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

Corsair’s Vengeance 2000 seems to combine everything a gamer could possibly want in a headset:  virtual 7.1 surround sound capabilities, long distance wireless operation and lightweight construction.  But in a market filled with competing solutions (some of which are Corsair’s own), will its $150 price turn some people away?


July 25th, 2012

ASUS RoG Xonar Phoebus 7.1 PCI-E Sound Card Review

The ASUS RoG Xonar Phoebus has everything a gamer could possibly want in a sound card:  high end specs, some impressive features, a handy break-out box and an impressive pedigree.  However, in an audio market that’s littered with lower-priced competitors can this supposedly “gaming-grade” product stand out?


January 3rd, 2012

Corsair Vengeance 1300 & 1500 Gaming Headsets Review

Headsets that claim to be made for the gaming market may be a dime a dozen but finding one that performs well and does so at a reasonable price, isn’t all that easy.  Corsair’s new analog Vengeance 1300 and USB-based 1500 on the other hand each offer their own unique spin on the affordable headset genre [...]