NuForce NE-700X Review

Introduction NuForce has been a popular name among budget conscious audiophiles for their line of DACs and headphone amps for a long while now and has released a few decently popular low and midrange IEMs that performed well in the midrange market. Now, NuForce is taking its first shot at …

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Gran Turismo 5 First Impressions

I can’t believe I’m playing this. After nearly six years of development, Gran Turismo 5 is finally spinning inside my PS3. To be honest, the cynic in me never thought I’d see this day. With each passing year, it seemed like Gran Turismo 5 was less and less likely to …

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Fiio E9 Desktop Amplifier Review

Introduction Before I begin, I’d like to thank the folks at Fiio for providing me with an E9 review sample. Fiio has been in the business of making headphone amplifiers for a few years now and they have gathered quite a following in the audiophile community for the value their …

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Fiio E9 Unboxing

Recently, I received a review sample of the Fiio E9 desktop headphone amplifier and, since I haven’t done one of these in a while, decided to record a short unboxing video. Listening impressions and a full review are coming soon so in the meantime, enjoy this video!

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Bravo Audio V2 Hybrid Tube Amplifier Review

Introduction Tube amplifiers have long been a fixture of high end audio setups. Many audiophiles prefer them over “solid state” amplifiers for their distinct “tube like” sound. However, in keeping with their hi-fi reputation, tube amplifiers are typically very expensive. Enter the Bravo Audio V2, an improved version of the …

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