I finally got around to purchasing a pair of these X41's following the drawn out rationalisation of spending just over £130, on essentially a pair of headphones. I needn't have worried.....
Having read almost all the reviews on this product I was not too sure what to expect but, having used them for the last couple of weeks, I can sum them up quite simply - You definitely get what you pay for!
These are simply the best wireless gaming headphones I have ever heard, full of trick enhancements to further aid the gaming experience.
I had previously used Sennheiser RS170's - high quality stereo phones; the X41's with their 7.1 surround sound capability just blew me away( note: the xbox only delivers 5.1). Suddenly you are no longer hearing the game, you're right in the middle of it.
I play Black Op's on the xbox and now only ever use these headphones when playing; they definitely give you that feeling of involvement and add even more excitement to the game! They do take a bit of getting used to because you are hearing so much more and initially I did find it almost distracting with sound effects coming from all directions. Once you are used to them however, you'll soon notice that you can pinpoint the location of other players sneaking about (Even those using the Ninja perk!) and the daunting sounds of those pesky "Dogs" approaching!!!! You are able to pre-empt so much more and you'll see your game performance gradually improving as a result.
There were a few earlier reviews with concerns over interference and bad connections but it would appear that Turtle Beach have ironed these issues out as I've experienced no problems at all.
If like me you do your homework and read other users opinions before buying new gadgets, then I hope this review helps you make your mind up.
You will get over the purchase cost within seconds - Honest!