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Turtle Beach Ear Force XP500

83
Global
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Summary

With the XP500, Turtle Beach delivers a lot of flexibility, allowing wireless gaming on a PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3; they even support VoIP calls on a PC. Sound quality is very good, and customizable profiles let you tune them for specific games or other media. At over $200, the XP500s aren't cheap, but they're less expensive than some other high-end wireless gaming cans, such as the gdgt Must-have Astro A50.

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User Reviews

70
theBundyClan
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
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87
Average Critic Score

Voice / mic quality

90
 

Design and form factor

83
 

Comfort

85
 

Sound quality

94
 

How It Stacks Up

82

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Critic

78
 

User

54
 
82

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Critic

82
 

User

88
 

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Critic

80
 

User

60
 
82

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Critic

83
 

User

77
 
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How It Stacks Up

82

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Critic

78
 

User

54
 
82

Engadget

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Critic

82
 

User

88
 

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Critic

80
 

User

60
 
82

Engadget

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Critic

83
 

User

77
 
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