ASUS STRIX 2.0 Gaming Headset Review

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Introduction

Manufacturer: ASUS
Model: STRIX 2.0
UK Price: £56.32 @ Amazon UK (At time of review)
US Price: $149.99 @ Amazon US 
(At time of review)

Today we are taking a look at a lower end model from the STRIX Gaming headset collection, the 2.0. Featuring 60mm drivers, stereo audio and high cross compatibility, we will take an in-depth look at how the STRIX 2.0 performs and if it is really worth its price tag.

To start, the STRIX series from ASUS is a range that offer a variety of hardware from GPU’s to headsets, mice to keyboards, designed for and built by gamers. Prices vary and for most peripherals, a specification hierarchy split the lower end products from the medium and higher which in turn, caters for those gaming on a budget, upgrading or looking for top of the line gear. Each piece of hardware follows on with a futuristic metallic feel that mimics the mascot of the brand, the infamous avian creature.

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With a price of £56.32 (Sale price – Amazon UK) or $149 (RRP – Amazon US), we will be looking at the STRIX 2.0 with open eyes to see if the mid-level price tag is a suitable figure for a multi-platform gaming headset of this specification.

Specifications

Details for the specification section of this review have come from the official ASUS STRIX 2.0 product page and can be found here. We have adjusted them to make them a little more user-friendly compared to the original details provided by the ASUS website.

In The Box 1.5m Braided fibre cable
Alternative adapter cable
Mobile adapter (type B)
Detachable microphone
Quick start guide
STRIX 2.0 headset
Platform Compatibility PC
MAC
Mobile device
PlayStation® 4
Headphone Details Driver diameter: 60 mm
Driver material: Neodymium magnet
Impedance: 32 Ohm
Frequency response: 20 ~ 20000 Hz
Headphone Sensitivity: 98 dB
Microphone Details Pick-up Pattern: Uni-directional
Frequency Response: 50 ~ 16000 Hz
Microphone boom sensitivity : -40 dB
Additional Details Connector details:
3.5 mm(1/8”) connector Audio/mic combo
3.5 mm(1/8”) connector Audio/mic separate

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