I have been testing a few different Dyreex strings and it’s overall been a pleasant experience. Here is my Dyreex strings review.
This is not an extremely thorough review, because I only get a few sample sets of the different Dyreex strings, but the ones I tried offered good quality, decent tension maintenance, and in some cases: an impressive feel and performance. This is not a brand to overlook if you’re searching for your next string and want a budget-friendly choice that delivers a solid performance.
Dyreex is a brand from the French company Line Sport Distribution and has been manufacturing strings since 2013.
The Dyreex Super Tour is their response to Luxilon 4G. It’s flattering for Luxilon that so many brands want to copy their strings, but it’s hard to get that exact blend of power and control that their strings provide. Dyreex Super Tour is close though and felt very controlled and consistent in the string bed. It’s a medium-stiff string for players looking for control and a nice budget option to 4G. I strung it up at 51 lbs / 23 kg in a Tecnifibre TF40 and was very happy with the response, performance, and tension maintenance.
Made with the PEEK technology (PEEK is a semi-crystalline thermoplastic of high quality and it is also used in the space industry and medical technology), the Super Tour provides good power, great control, and excellent tension stability.
The string that impressed me the most in the play-test was Dyreex Cube Max in the Clash 98. It held tension really well and remained playable for 6-8 hours in such a string murderer as the Clash 98. The control and spin were excellent factors of this string and I would happily try it again in other racquets. Since the string is on the stiffer side, I would use it in more open patterns and flexible racquets. It’s a square-shaped string: meaning it has four edges with rounded corners to give it maximum bite on the ball. A very nice string.
Dyreex Fusion is a soft poly that’s a good choice for players who want control, but without the stiffness that most polys provide. The string reminded me in a way of String Project Magic in feel, soft, but not mushy. I strung it up in the HEAD Speed MP and had no issues with discomfort. For pretty much all softer strings, tension maintenance is sacrificed a bit but Dyreex Fusion held tension really well. The manufacturers claim that it is because it is pre-stretched and has a modified copolymer-based structure.
I strung up the Dyreex Powersoft in an extended Prince TXP141 pro stocks with a lower flex and the softness of the string opened up some power. This one is quite lively – a bit too much for my taste – but the comfort is very good. So if you want the power and comfort of a multifilament with a bit more control and spin, this is an interesting option.
Dyreex made this note about Powersoft:
As the Powersoft is an extremely flexible monofilament, we recommend that you let the stringing machine work as long as possible when stretching the string and we advise you to string at low speed.
Midnight is another softer poly, although a little bit firmer than Powersoft. It is built with special additives to increase comfort and power and is a lively string that can be used by players who are new to polys or who are concerned about the stiffness of firmer polys.
I used this one in the Prince Ripstick 300 and the string had an average durability/tension maintenance for such a demanding racquet for a softer string (due to the massive string movement).
I would rather use Midnight or Powersoft in tight string patterns where the power and softer feel can shine a bit more than in the open o-port racquets I tried them in. For a string breaker like an o-port racquet, I would prefer Super Tour or Cube Max.
Super Tour and Cube Max were the main winners in my short play-test of Dyreex strings. The other strings were not bad but didn’t stand out in the way that these two did. Dyreex offers many, many strings on their website (too many?), so there are many different strings to consider, but my first impression of this new (to me) string brand was overall positive and I’d definitely consider using Cube Max and Super Tour again.