Summary: The ratings awarded to a product are derived from a number of tests and calculations, keeping certain important factors in mind. These factors consist of features, performance, quality and value for money. In case of software and some other categories, build quality might be replaced with ease of use or ease of installation. Products are compared with other products in a similar price range or product category.
Excerpt: Creative's THX headsets are widely regarded as some of the best out there, and the Tactic3D Sigma reaffirms that. This offering has everything gamers are looking for in a headset - clear, accurate sound reproduction with THX quality, an adjustable noise-canceling mic, durable construction and a lightweight, comfortable fit.
Excerpt: It seems that producing an algorithm based surround headset is becoming quite a trend of late with several already having made their way to us for testing over the last few months. Customize your own TacticProfile� EQ and audio profiles, and then export and share them with other gamers. You can also use pre-configured audio settings from world-renowned gamers such as Fatal1ty, compLexity and Team Dignitas.
Conclusion: The Creative Sound blaster Tactic 3D Sigma has a lot of good things going for them. They are comfortable to wear, block outside noise and have a lot of customizable settings for gamers looking to get that extra edge in-game. From a hardware perspective, it would have been nice if the Sigma had a little sturdier construction, but overall it feels like they will hold up in the long run.
Pros: Comfortable to wear, 3D directional audio works well, Very customizable
Cons: Construction is a little flimsy, Muddy, flat bass, Software is not included, has to be downloaded
Summary: Creative and Sound Blaster are longtime name brands when it comes to personal computer sound products and recently it has been diversifying even more. One the heels of its WoW headset, now comes the Tactic 3D Sigma. Worth your hard earned money?
Excerpt: The Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Sigma is one of the best headsets to use if you want to tune out the world around you. Creative claims that the headset's headphones let you hear sounds from multiple directions, (above, below, and around), so you feel almost fully immersed in sound environments. It does a great job at doing what it promises, though it could produce better bass, and its microphone could be less powerful.
Summary: Unterm Strich liefert Creative mit dem Tactic3D Sigma ein preiswertes und gut klingendes Headset für Gamer ab. Selbst im Bereich „Surround-Sound“ macht das Stereo-Headset eine ordentliche gute Figur. Darüber hinaus sprechen Verarbeitungsqualität, Tragekomfort und Mikrofon für unser Testmuster. Der günstige Preis von nur knapp 40 Euro (man bedenke die im Lieferumfang enthaltene USB-Soundkarte!
Pros: gute Verarbeitungsqualität, angenehmes Gewicht, Klangeigenschaften, Sprachqualität, hoher Tragekomfort, Mikrofon lässt sich abnehmen, viele praktische Funktionen in der Software, USB-Soundkarte im Lieferumfang enthalten, langes und frustfreies Kabel
Cons: sehr basslastig, unübersichtliche Software, nur bedingt geeignet für Leute mit großen Ohren