Turtle Beach Ear Force X42

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75
Global
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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The Ear Force X42 from Turtle Beach provide you with the ability to have wireless audio during your gaming sessions with your Xbox 360. Digital Trends says the headset has "amply padded ear cups and headband". Digital Trends also found that the X42 "does add a more immersive, three-dimensional feel to the gaming experience" and PC World New Zealand agrees, saying the headphones "sounded great." However PC World New Zealand did notice an issue with the microphone, saying it "picks up a lot of background noise, making voice-activated chat continuously transmit in noisy rooms."

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Sound quality

80
 

Voice / mic quality

80
 

Design and form factor

80
 

Comfort

80
 

How It Stacks Up

82

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Critic

78
 

User

54
 
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Critic

81
 

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88
 

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80
 

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60
 
82

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82
 

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78
 
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Critic

78
 

User

54
 
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Critic

81
 

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88
 

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80
 

User

60
 
82

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Critic

82
 

User

78
 
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