Reviews by Topic

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

Bluetooth Connectivity

Corsair Void RGB Elite

(1/1)

) Hold down the power button on the headset until you hear verbal confirmation that the headset is linked. If this review helped in any way, please mark it as helpful.

Positive
J
2 years ago

Sony WH-1000XM5

(1/1)

2. An openback Bluetooth WH-1000XM5 v.O (version Open) with EQ, LDAC etc. just without ANC

Positive
SonicTheSith
3 months ago

Sound Quality

Corsair Void RGB Elite

(1/2)

I am returning these and going for the Sennheiser set and hopefully the sound quality, setup and design will be better with those, even though the reviews are kind of terrible too. Also, they took forever to get here. I ordered them on the 9th and they got here on the 14th. Not as quick as advertised when buying

Negative
LIATA
2 years ago

Sony WH-1000XM5

(1/1)

The added clarity and detail is particularly beneficial on tracks where you have several instruments playing at the same time (rock music, for instance). You can hear each instrument more distinctly compared to the XM4. The soundstages of the two headphones are similar -- they're both pretty spacious -- but you may have to take up the volume on the XM5  to get more of a visceral listening experience. That said, there's nothing wrong with the XM5's volume: These headphones play plenty loud and don't distort at higher volumes

Positive
1 month ago

Fit

Corsair Void RGB Elite

(1/2)

Comfortable headset for larger head, falls off of smaller heads. The ear cuffs rotate so you can lay the headset flat on the table. The ear cuffs are comfortable and not hot. Decent quality audio and mic

Positive
J
2 years ago

Sony WH-1000XM5

(1/1)

Orchestral tracks, like the opening scene from John Adams’ The Gospel According to the Other Mary, have an ideal balance between lower-register instrumentation and higher-register brass, strings, and vocals. The deepest lows are delivered with a natural presence—most of the time, the lows are playing a more subtle anchoring role in the mix, with the higher-register orchestral elements in the spotlight.

Positive
Tim Gideon
1 month ago

Comfort

Corsair Void RGB Elite

(1/1)

Comfortable headset for larger head, falls off of smaller heads. The ear cuffs rotate so you can lay the headset flat on the table. The ear cuffs are comfortable and not hot. Decent quality audio and mic

Positive
J
2 years ago

Sony WH-1000XM5

(1/2)

That's disappointing, but the good news is the XM5 weighs 4 grams less than the XM4, tipping the scales at a relatively svelte 250 grams. They're also more comfortable to wear. They fit my head snugly but don't have that overly clamped feeling.The new model has a single hinge and the headband has been redesigned

Positive
1 month ago

Noise Cancellation

Corsair Void RGB Elite

(1/1)

Love this headset! I have a newborn at home and these are perfect for work calls since I am working from home. it is noise cancelling enough and I love that the microphone mutes automatically when you lift it up so if i need to yell something out at home, no one on the call can hear. Would highly recommend

Positive
dizguhkk
1 year ago

Sony WH-1000XM5

(1/2)

Compared with the Bose QuietComfort 45, Sony delivers comparable ANC performance, though they differ in their approaches. The Bose headphones dial back intense low-frequency rumble quite well, as do the WH-1000XM5—but the WH-1000XM5 seems to allow a thin band of high-mids through that the Bose model blocks out. That said, the WH-1000XM5 headphones seem like they actually eliminate more of the lows on the same recording, so there’s a trade-off here, and it’s hard to say one is absolutely better. The restaurant recording, however, clearly favors the Bose headphones, which dial back more of the entire frequency range

Positive
Tim Gideon
1 month ago