Our Verdict 
Sounds fine – until you demo similarly priced wires from the likes of QED and Wireworld
Detailed and dynamic
Bass is loose
timing's off
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Like its cheaper sibling the XHS223, this cable feels well put together, but for a single wire of its price we were hoping for better performance. Its detail and dynamics are reasonably good, but the treble is splashy, the bass is a tad loose, and timing's not perfect either. Frankly, you can do better.