SteelSeries promises high-fidelity gaming audio with its new headset
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SteelSeries has been making gaming headsets for a while now, but today, its introducing its first pair designed to handle high-res audio: the Arctis Pro.
There will actually be two models of the Arctis Pro, one wired and one wireless. Only the wired pair is capable of supporting 96kHz/24-bit audio far higher than CD-quality which is what SteelSeries is hyping up here. The wireless pair cant because the audio needs to be compressed for transmission.
Even then, the Arctis Pro cant support high-fidelity sound on its own. It also requires SteelSeries new GameDAC (a digital-to-analog converter) to improve the audio signal. But if you buy both the Arctis Pro and the GameDAC, SteelSeries is promising the ability to get some very…