Sunday April 02, 2017

Next Generation High-End Gaming Headsets Go beyond Sound

Motherboard has reached out to SteelSeries, Razer, and Logitech so they can brag about what makes their newer headsets special. As you might expect, their claims include cleaner-sounding drivers, mics that can filter ambient noise, molds that improve head comfort, and so on. I am left wondering whether it may be a better idea to just get a pair of Sennheisers and a Blue mic, however.

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آ…many consumers define their listening experience by the quantity of bass rather than its balance. After all, they don't know what they haven't been exposed to, and thus miss out on a better aural experience. "The best way to describe this is to compare it to wine tasting," said Coonrad. "There's good wine and there's bad wine. But there's also your base of knowledge and your palette. And if you've never had good wine, you could have a five-dollar bottle and think it was delicious." "If, however, you spent a year going to high-end tastings and wineries, and started drinking out of some rich dude's cellar, you're going to have a hard time going back to that five-dollar bottle," continued Coonrad. "There's so much nuance and complexity out there."