Pros: Inputs for just about anything, great DAC, solid amp, Mobile App for tweaking settings, Dolby decoder for consoles. All-In-One for a fair price.
Cons: Built-in mic is PC/Bluetooth use only, mic isn't amazing anyway. All-in-One pricing might be con if you don't need some components.
Creative Lab's Sound Blaster X7
As gamers, it's part of our hobby to seek "the next level". We're always looking for new adventures, new ideas, new graphics, and new ways to push the competitive edge. In the past few years, there has been a growing awareness (or for the hardcore, a resurgence) of how virtual surround combined with great headphones provides an ideal gaming experience: private,... (read more)