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Audio-Technica ATH-AD700 Headphone Review

Introduction Audio-Technica is a global company well-known for its broadcast and recording quality microphones and headphones. The company began in 1962 manufacturing stereo phono cartridges and gradually expanded its product line to include high-performance microphones, mixers, and headphones for professionals and home users alike. While researching the company, I have found its strongest brand prevalence […]

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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC7b Headphone Review

Introduction After last month’s excellent experience with the Audio-Technica ATH-AD700 open-backed headphones, we decided those cans would be a great reference set when we review new audio products. Shortly after our review, Audio-Technica suggested we spend some time with its closed-back noise-cancelling headphones, the ATH-ANC7b QuietPoint® Active Noise-cancelling Headphones . We have been wanting to […]

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Audio-Technica ATH-A700 Headphone Review

Introduction Audio-Technica is a global company that we have learned is quite well-known for its broadcast and recording quality microphones and headphones. The company began nearly 50 years ago manufacturing stereo phono cartridges which many of our readers have never heard of. Both technology and the audio market in general changed, so the company started […]

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Corsair Vengeance 1300 and 1500 Gaming Headsets Review

Introduction Corsair is a company brand name that is probably on your “short list” if you are a PC enthusiast shopping for quality memory modules, desktop cases, and cooling accessories. In the last year, the company has expanded its product lines to offer a rapidly growing list of PC audio products as well. Corsair’s first […]

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Sound Blaster Recon3D Fatal1ty Sound Card Review

Introduction For twenty years, Creative has designed, manufactured, and sold the world’s most popular PC gaming sound cards. The company’s extremely successful X-Fi product line was launched in 2005 and ended its run five years later with the excellent audiophile-grade X-Fi Titanium HD that we reviewed in October of 2010. Creative’s X-Fi software suite and […]

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Astro A40 Gaming Headset and MixAmp Review

Introduction Astro Studios is a San Francisco based firm that specializes in stylized product branding and design. The company’s clients include Brim Coffee, Kodak, Nike, HP, and notably, Microsoft. Astro Studios is responsible for the Xbox 360’s design and styling that gamers worldwide know so well. The company spun off a separate entity, Astro Gaming, […]

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Corsair SP2500 2.1 Speaker System Review

Introduction For over 15 years, Corsair Memory has manufactured some of the most reliable performance products available to PC users. The company began manufacturing and selling PC memory modules and used the ensuing success to expand its product strategies. The company has went on to create some of the finest PC cases and power supplies […]

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soundscience rockus� 3D | 2.1 Speaker Review

Many PC sound enthusiasts have limited space on their home or office desktops. They simply cannot accommodate large speakers and stereo system components, but they still want to have quality sound reproduction as well as multiple connectivity options when they are in front of their PCs. In the last few years, new PC speakers products […]

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ARCTIC Headsets and Headphones Review

Introduction If you have ever purchased and used a Freezer Pro CPU cooler or an Accelero Pro GPU cooler, then you already know ARCTIC COOLING and some of its many products. ARCTIC COOLING’s previous offerings are well-known and respected not only for keeping PCs and their components cool, but also quiet. Throughout its ten year […]

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Beats by Dr. Dre Studio Headphones Review

A Monster Minus the Cable Monster is a company brand name known to consumers for its lines of premium priced audio and video cables. Notice we mentioned “premium price” not “premium quality.” Monster Cable, now going by “Monster,” has long been at the ire of the computer hardware enthusiast primarily due to its products being […]