May 04, 2021
"Its epic name aside – for the novice, it’s pronounced like Odyssey, Homer’s famous ancient Greek poem – there’s a lot to love about the Audeze Penrose X, even if there are also a couple of things you might not. This contentious set of cans has immaculate audiophile-approved sound, hardly a surprise with Audeze’s reputation and the planar magnetic drivers. It also has one of the widest soundstages we’ve ever experienced on a gaming headset, not to mention a terrific mic."
"If comfort is your top priority, you’re going to want to break these gaming headsets in, as they are notorious for clamping on users’ heads tight enough to trigger headaches. That’s certainly disappointing considering its exorbitant price tag. However, if you want the best of the best when it comes to sound, soundstage and mic performance, all of which definitely matter in gaming, it’s more than worth the effort."