Audio adds immersion to any video game. If you don’t think so you probably just haven’t heard a high end surround system with your favorite title yet. Join BootHammer as we take a look at a few killer setups that will absolutely maximize your experience and enjoyment of all games.
Best Surround Sound Systems around $400:
- The Energy Take Classic 5.1 offers outstanding sound quality for a compact surround-sound speaker system. All of the speakers feature a beautiful piano-black finish, looking more expensive than the system’s budget price. Altogether, the system is one of the best home theater values available.
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- The Pioneer SP-PK21BS is the best-sounding 5.1 speaker system we’ve tested at this price. It’s sold direct from Pioneer with free shipping at a very affordable price. The system offers the kind of solid performance on movies and music we generally only find on more expensive systems.
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Best Headset around $150:
Tritton Xbox AX Pro Dolby Digital Precision Gaming Headset – The most versatile gaming headset in the world. The AX Pro features hardware-based Dolby Digital decoding and eight independent speakers to deliver true 5.1 surround sound. Communicate over Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network with seamless integration. Adjust game volume independently of chat volume, and adjust independent sound fields through the backlit in-line controller. For the audio or movie enthusiast, the AX Pro is also compatible with any device that features a digital optical out port. Whether a casual or hardcore gamer, or just watching a movie, the AX Pro provides the ultimate personal audio experience.
- True 5.1 Digital Audio Headset
- Dolby Digital and Dolby Prologic Certified
- Digital audio connection for DVD, PC, Mac, PS2, PS3, XBOX, XBOX360, and all other audio sources with digital audio output
- 8 precision speakers, 4 in each ear cup
- Includes soft velvet type ear pads and faux leather pads