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Astro Gaming A50
9.2 out of 10

Astro Gaming A50

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Overall 10
10

ASTRO Gaming A50 Battlefield 4™ Edition Review

Game Chronicles
4 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Don’t judge the hardware by the software it chooses to affiliate itself with.  While Battlefield 4 continues to be a broken mess that somehow seems to get worse with each supposed patch, the good news is that relationship that game shares with the new ASTRO Gaming A50 Battlefield 4™ Edition is...
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 9
9.0
Sound 10
10

Simply The Best

GIN
25 March 2013
  • Excerpt: A couple weeks ago I reviewed the Skullcandy PLYR 2 Wireless Gaming Headset. As an entry-level device, it was pretty good. Getting into the wireless headset arena, cutting your cords with your computer, and experiencing good sound for $129 is not a bad deal.
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Overall 10
10

Astro A50 Headset Review

PlayStation Universe
4 February 2013
  • Summary: Gamers know about Astro: they make headsets that are bleeding edge in terms of quality, and their A50 set is no different. They've removed all of the hassle of wires and made something that's an absolute joy to game with. Hell, I don't think O could play a game without one.
  • Pros: Stunning sound quality, 10-hour battery life, Wireless, wireless, wireless
  • Cons: Dependency on optical for audio
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Overall 9
9.0

Astro A50 Review

Digitaltrends
30 November 2012
  • Conclusion: Under every testing scenario, the A50 continuously impressed. This headset nails all the feature points you’d expect from high-quality gear such as auto shutoff, hassle-free wireless connection, and long battery life.
  • Pros: Immersive virtual sound environment, Pristine clarity, Comfortable design, Great balance
  • Cons: Slightly bright treble, EQ switch doesn’t deliver
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Overall 10
9.8

Expert Review

GamingNexus
24 October 2012
  • Summary: on 10/24/2012 for 360   AV   PC   PS3 I’m not much of an audio guy. I spent most of my teenage years listening to heavy metal cranked all the way up to 11. I went into this review with a bit of trepidation as I was worried that I wouldn’t do the A50’s justice or appreciate them to their fullest.
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Overall 9
9.0

Astro A50 Headset Review

AtomicGamer
17 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Nearly every PC accessory manufacturer out there now has some kind of sound product on the market. Corsair's got speakers and headsets, while companies that traditionally have made input devices, like Logitech and Razer, have been selling audio stuff for years.
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Overall 9
9.0

Astro A50 Headset Review

Strategy Gaming Online
17 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Nearly every PC accessory manufacturer out there now has some kind of sound product on the market. Corsair's got speakers and headsets, while companies that traditionally have made input devices, like Logitech and Razer, have been selling audio stuff for years.
  • Pros: Excellent Sound over Reliable 5.8GHz Wireless Band
  • Cons: Prohibitive Price
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Overall 9
8.8
Design 7
7.0
Sound quality 9
9.0
Comfort 8
8.0

Astro cuts the cables with its first product under its new parent company, Skullcandy, but does it meet fan expectations?

theverge.com
23 July 2012
  • Summary: The Astro A50 is, without question, one of the best gaming headsets on the market. It offers rich, immersive Dolby 7.1 simulated surround sound audio that adds incredible levels of detail to games like
  • Pros: Outstanding audio quality, Simple to set up and use, Comfortable to wear
  • Cons: Expensive, Bulky, heavy design
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Overall 9
9.0

ASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless Headset Review

KitGuru
5 July 2013
  • Excerpt: 0 Flares 0 Flares × Today we will be taking a closer look at the Astro Gaming A50 Wireless Headset. ASTRO is a well-known name in gaming circles, having their A40 headset deemed the official PC headset of Major League Gaming.
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Overall 9
9.0

Astro A50 Gaming Headset review

TechRadar UK
7 September 2012
  • Summary: Is Astro's A50 the premiere gaming audio package?
  • Pros: Excellent sound fidelity and mixing, Soft, comfy ear cups, Out of the box, connects to anything with an optical port, First, the sound quality was top notch. The Astro A50 has a great mix that provides the sort of sound localization that will change your gameplay experience. Other headsets, like ...
  • Cons: Variable battery performance, Lack of separate channels for talk and game sound, Useful cables and adapters sold separately, The game and voice mixing. We really would have preferred separate channels with individual volume controls, rather than having to adjust them in relation to each other. It...
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