Reviews by Topic

Our analysis shows how reviewers feel about different topics. Please note these are not full reviews.

Fit

Corsair VIRTUOSO RGB WIRELESS XT

(1/2)

Personally the pleather doesn't bother me but comfort is subjective for the corsair XT since round earcups isn't everyone's cup of tea.

Negative
Mshm25
9 months ago

Power Acoustik HP-902RFT

(1/4)

The plastic build feels cheaper, the headphones are less comfortable to wear, and the boosted upper mids and jagged highs caused hissing in some dialogue.Sony WH-L600: The WH-L600 is expensive, retailing at around $300 as of May 2021, but it was the only system we tested that has an HDMI input and supports surround sound. However, it has a creaky chassis and subpar controls. The volume buttons on the headphones themselves are difficult to feel, and it’s hard to tell what mode you have the headphones in

Negative
4 months ago

Sound Quality

Corsair VIRTUOSO RGB WIRELESS XT

(1/1)

What can i say, i love my full metal corsair products, the RGB is really cool how they have the ring around the mic! The audio is great when its in the wireless mode and its even better when you use the Aux cord. The pressure on my ears isn't a problem because of the soft foam inside The headset fits great tho its not the softest head padding Yeeeeeeee yeeee Over all i would say you cant go wrong here, a must buy! Edit: after using it for awhile i would it needs some softer head padding

Positive
harrison
3 years ago

Power Acoustik HP-902RFT

(1/5)

Here are some recently tested models that may still be available.Avantree HT41899: This is a solid system, and it comes with two pairs of comfortable headphones and a small transmitter that is easy to set up. But it’s not cheap, retailing at around $170 at the time of our testing. While the HT41899 sounds pretty good for a Bluetooth system, we measured greater latency (35 ms), and our tests did show a big frequency drop in the upper lows

Positive
4 months ago

Comfort

Corsair VIRTUOSO RGB WIRELESS XT

(1/1)

Wireless: The dongle provided is built strong and looks good. Functionally awesome too considering I can walk around my apartment without losing audio or mic connection. Comfort: Comfy but a bit too snug. The snugness does help with sound isolation though

Positive
Angelo C.
3 years ago

Power Acoustik HP-902RFT

(1/3)

.+ pair I have are the best sound, med range and not as comfortable for all day wear as these are. Hope this helps.

Positive
Stephen C. Zoeller
4 years ago

Durability

Corsair VIRTUOSO RGB WIRELESS XT

(1/1)

The "Premium" version is worth it for the build and audio quality obtained considering it is wireless. Build: Quality build. Sturdy while looking really clean and cool. The RGB is a plus considering I already use Corsair's iCue software for my PC fans and keyboard

Positive
Angelo C.
3 years ago

Power Acoustik HP-902RFT

(1/2)

I purchased these for my elderly parents and the side panels popped off after less than 5 months of use. I contacted Power Acoustik for help/repair and they told me that anything purchased through Amazon is not under warranty (which is stated on their website, but non-obvious when you're buying it on Amazon). Amazon was nice enough to help me with a return after a bit of run around, but buyer beware - questionable quality and no help if it breaks. Aside from that, the sound is reasonably good and it eats through batteries very quickly

Negative
Amazon Customer
6 years ago

Battery Life

Corsair VIRTUOSO RGB WIRELESS XT

(1/1)

"Discord Certified" but causes issues with Discord keybinds unless Discord is set in administrative mode and/or compatibility mode. Then you have issues sharing media in chat, issues with Steam Overlay, and other issues compounding on top of that, (something you shouldn't have to deal with). With iCue closed and not running, some Corsair services remain active in the background which destroys battery life on multi GPU laptops, as the services prevent Windows from utilizing the "onboard" GPU. After disabling/removing the Corsair services my GPU auto switching was fixed

Negative
Andy
1 year ago

Power Acoustik HP-902RFT

(1/2)

You might consider purchasing a rechargeable battery system. She tells me that she watches about 3 hours a day of TV with the headphones, and has to swap batteries (4-AAA's) about every 10-to-14 days. Besides the high power drain—and that happens even if you turn off the headphones after using them—she is really pleased with the sound quality, and can adjust the volume as she watches the TV. She's had this for a year, and is pleased

Positive
MikeK***m
4 years ago

Price Point

Corsair VIRTUOSO RGB WIRELESS XT

(1/1)

I wanted something wireless to avoid extra wires without compromising quality of sound on the mic end and audio end. Below I breakdown pros and cons mostly from a wireless perspective. Price: After watching review after review of Yotubers comparing these to other headsets that are significantly more expensive, I had a feeling these would be worth it. And so far they are

Positive
Angelo C.
3 years ago

Power Acoustik HP-902RFT

(1/2)

It just isn’t worth the price tag.Nena FarrellUpdates WriterNena Farrell is an updates writer at Wirecutter covering audio/visual and smart-home gear. She previously wrote about technology and home design for Sunset. Her smart light bulbs used to make her apartment look like a disco club, but she’s probably classier than that now

Negative
4 months ago