Arctic Cooling Arctic Sound E352 Review

Quick -- name an earphone manufacturer. While Arctic Cooling probably isn't the first company that comes to mind when it comes to personal audio, the company actually has had a pretty complete line of budget to entry level performance earphones for some time already. Until this point, Arctic Cooling is a well known manufacturer for making excellent computer cooling solutions for very reasonable prices. Products including the Arctic Cooling Freezer64 Pro CPU cooler, Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 graphics card cooler, and Arctic Cooling MX-2 thermal paste, reviewed by us between 2006 to 2007, were all very well regarded among PC enthusiasts, and coincidentally all received the 'APH Recommended' award as well. When I heard that Arctic Cooling began marketing their Arctic Sound line of earphones, I was both surprised and intrigued. For one thing, it is not common for a company specializing in computer cooling solutions to start selling personal audio products in a completely unrelated market. And not only that -- they claim to deliver earphones with high sound quality in every respect. The company's current flagship in their audio lineup is the Arctic Sound E352 in ear monitors, which Arctic Cooling advertise to be precisely engineered by Swiss and German audio experts. Combined with a wooden chassis for enhanced natural response, and continual emphasis on its excellent sound characteristics, how well does the E352 step against well established players in the realm? Would it appeal to true audiophiles and establish Arctic Cooling's reputation in the earphone market? We've got you covered with our full range of tests on the Arctic Sound E352 here at APH Networks!

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