comfortable and good sound quality, but not perfect
30 May 2012
Summary: First, I am very happy with these head phones. They provide all the volume I need for gaming and watching movies. Their sound quality is very good as well. The microphone is very clear but it does pick up more ambient noise than I would expect for a stereo mic. Surround Sound virtualization does not work on a few games (Dead Island comes to mind but I've seen people have problems with a few others); It will just make a terrible cracking sound.
Summary: I bought these as an upgrade from a cheaper headset that was uncomfortable. These feel sturdier and are comfortable around the ears. Pros: -Pretty good audio quality, it meets my needs in gaming for now. -Sturdy construction -Built in mic and line-in volume and speech(mute) control. -The cable is wrapped in durable fabric and will last a very long time. -USB plug and play.
Summary: Sounds good. Took a little effort to get the mic sounding right on TeamSpeak, the guys said I sounded muffled, but I got it sussed. They're heavier than I expected. I'm pretty sure my head is about a normal size (I'm 5'8" and 140lbs) and I find these to be pretty tight fitting. Not loosly sitting on my head like my old headset, but holding my head quite firmly. Don't be surprised if you think they're tight, because they are not loose.
Summary: Going to 7.1 surround from stereo sound was a huge leap. I didn't know what I was missing. So awesome. The sound is very good and the mic is perfect. No static at all and good volume adjustment on everything. Very comfortable to wear. Be sure to install the software or else it will just be in stereo. The only con is the bass is a little lacking, but still a good product.
Summary: I'm impressed by these headphones. As a gamer, I look for a large soundstage while isolating outside noise--these deliver more than what I'd expected. Let me tell you how. Firstly, I play games around 20-40 hours a week. I play a large variety of games such as, Counterstrike, TF2, Black Ops, BF3 Beta, Portal 2, Fallout New Vegas, Elder Scrolls Oblivion, LoL, Starcraft 2, Bioshock, Crysis, the list is endless.
Summary: When this headset arrived in my dorm room, I was very happy. The sound turned out to be amazing. However, when I got around to setting up the mic, I was not so impressed. It turns out that you have to turn the mic boost up a lot to actually have your friends here you over Skype and other such programs.
Summary: The Corsair CA-HS1ANA headset is comfortable albeit a little tight and somewhat heavy. I got the analog version because I have friends who have used usb headsets (Corsair and others)that have had problems in game with their audio. Sound quality is good but other reviewers are right, this is not a heavy bass oriented headset, no head rattling explosive "booms".
Summary: I have been upgrading my tech setup from zero to max. A headset was on the list along with a mechanical gaming keyboard, Gaming mouse, nice chair, etc. I had been to BestBuy and spent hours in there headset department reading the back of boxes, and trying on types. What I found is that almost non were comfortable, they hurt my ears, didn't fit around my ears, and so on.