Product on Review: ASUS STRIX 7.1
Manufacturer & Sponsor: ASUS
Street Price: £150
There are many great choices of headsets out there that can take your gaming experiences to the next level of immersion that your favourite games all deserve. This market can be particularly challenging where performance, usability and original design can be just as important as each other and then it has to be at a desirable price point. ASUS being ASUS, in their ever evolving innovative development plans, managed to mash an avian predator to create an original line of gaming products... enter STRIX.
The STRIX headset is a suspension design with some funky angles to the frame while on each earcup there is a glowing eye that, when folded flat, looks like the STRIX cyber owl staring at you, kudos for original design. The STRIX 7.1 represents the pricier surround option which has Crammed in a total of 10 drivers, 2x 40mm drivers, a 30mm driver and 2x 20mm on each side making the STRIX 7.1 geared to provide real rendering of 7.1 surround sound. To help control this headset ASUS have also included a USB audio station which has a fair few tricks up its sleeve too!
Overview by ASUS
Strix 7.1 is a superior true 7.1 surround gaming headset engineered with 10 powerful discrete neodymium-magnet drivers, full-size hexagonal ear cushions (130mm across at the widest point) and stylish static and breathing lighting effects. It is accompanied by a driver-free USB audio station that features loads of audio controls and sound effects. Strix 7.1 provides an unrivaled audio experience with punchy and immersive sound. Every gunshot and footstep is reproduced with accurate positioning and stunning clarity, bringing the battlefield to life.