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CORSAIR Vengeance 2000 Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

Corsair Vengeance 2000 Wireless Gaming Headset 10

Wireless keyboards and mice are still the most commonly used peripherals. However, wireless headsets have slowly become very popular with both PC and console gamers alike despite their increased cost over regular wired headsets. CORSAIR, better known world wide for their Dominator GT memory and Force GT SSDs, took a bold step in launching their Vengeance Gaming headsets last year. …

Psyko Audio 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset Review

Audio headsets are tricky things to evaluate even with specialized audio testing equipment. No matter what the machines say, it ultimately comes down to the ear of the beholder. We’re eclectic creatures when it comes to experiencing audio. Some folks like treble, some like good mid range, some like ear drum shattering bass, and gamers want accurate positional audio. Speaking …

Samsung HW-C450 2.1 Channel Audio Bar Home Theatre System Review

Whenever people start thinking about their home theater setups, they usually think of the television first. Sure, visuals mean a lot and that’s why it’s worthwhile to invest in a good HDTV to go along with your Blu-ray player and wall mount kit, but what about audio? Sound is just as important as the picture and, let’s face it, the …

Creative Labs Aurvana In-Ear 2 Earphones Review

Every time that you buy a new MP3 player or some other similar device, you usually get a “free” set of bundled headphones. The bad news is that these are usually anything but stellar, leaving you to invest in a set of premium earphones on your own. One of the newer offerings in this realm of premium headphones is the …

Creative Labs ZEN X-Fi Style Portable Media Player Review

Whenever you start a discussion about MP3 players, you have to address the elephant in the room. Yes, we all know that the Apple iPod dominates this space, but that does not mean that we should ignore all the other options. Before you head out and blindly buy another iPod, maybe you should take a moment to look at the …

Tritton Technologies AX51 Pro Precision PC Gaming Headset Review

A couple months ago, I met up with Tritton Technologies at PAX 2009. PAX is about both big and independent game creators showing off their latest and greatest creations. Most importantly, you get to play them, allowing consumers to experience  your work in hopes that they will soon rush out to buy the title. In order to make the best …