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Old 16-11-17, 01:29 PM
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Corsair HS50 Gaming Headset Review



Corsair have expanded their gaming range with a new headset which promises to combine rugged build quality and audio with an attractive price. Do they succeed?


Corsair HS50 Gaming Headset Review

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Old 16-11-17, 04:59 PM
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Will be interesting to listen to these.
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Old 16-11-17, 05:17 PM
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So basically it's a Corsair version of the HyperX Cloud. Not the worst thing in the world, glad that they went with a more conventional design unlike some of their other headsets.
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Old 16-11-17, 05:21 PM
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No offense just constructive criticism, but this shouldn't be classed as a review. You have 1 paragraph out of 3 pages that talks about sound? What?

As someone who enjoys audio and has spent a great deal into my setup that 1 paragraph was just cringe worthy. Especially when it lacks any meaningful description of the sound and comparisons to other products. Need way more detail overall to fill the review.
Personally think this is more of an overview than a review. Not saying this was a bad article but definitely not up to the usual standards OC3D has.

All that side this looks like a good headset. Didn't see this in the article but are these closed or open back? The metal mesh suggest open back but afaik most gaming headsets are closed
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Old 17-11-17, 07:46 AM
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No offense just constructive criticism, but this shouldn't be classed as a review. You have 1 paragraph out of 3 pages that talks about sound? What?

As someone who enjoys audio and has spent a great deal into my setup that 1 paragraph was just cringe worthy. Especially when it lacks any meaningful description of the sound and comparisons to other products. Need way more detail overall to fill the review.
Personally think this is more of an overview than a review. Not saying this was a bad article but definitely not up to the usual standards OC3D has.

All that side this looks like a good headset. Didn't see this in the article but are these closed or open back? The metal mesh suggest open back but afaik most gaming headsets are closed
The cans arrived the day before the NDA - we made the choice to get them done asap - audio is always a subjective choice anyways. Bryan has hated some cans Ive loved and vise versa
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Old 17-11-17, 09:10 AM
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No offense just constructive criticism, but this shouldn't be classed as a review. You have 1 paragraph out of 3 pages that talks about sound? What?

As someone who enjoys audio and has spent a great deal into my setup that 1 paragraph was just cringe worthy. Especially when it lacks any meaningful description of the sound and comparisons to other products. Need way more detail overall to fill the review.
Personally think this is more of an overview than a review. Not saying this was a bad article but definitely not up to the usual standards OC3D has.

All that side this looks like a good headset. Didn't see this in the article but are these closed or open back? The metal mesh suggest open back but afaik most gaming headsets are closed
It mentions closed back in the conclusion.
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Old 17-11-17, 09:34 AM
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These cans could be a worthy purchase for me my Panasonic HTF600's hurt my ears after a long gaming session but maybe its because I have big ears
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These cans could be a worthy purchase for me my Panasonic HTF600's hurt my ears after a long gaming session but maybe its because I have big ears
That's ok Noddy. The Corsair ones would be quite suitable

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The cans arrived the day before the NDA - we made the choice to get them done asap - audio is always a subjective choice anyways. Bryan has hated some cans Ive loved and vise versa
Subjective yes but to an extent. Especially when dealing with lower quality cans such as gaming ones which entirely focus on bass. Comparisons and more detail in the future is all I'm suggesting. I can understand wanting to just get it done especially because it's just a headset and it'll sell anyway because Corsair
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Old 18-11-17, 08:34 PM
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Like with the HyperX Cloud's, these doesn't seem to be able to swiwel the earcups themselves, sideways. So the fit won't be optimal according to your heads shape.
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