A good quality leather saddle is always better than the best made synthetic saddle.
But for synthetics, this is by far the best one available and one that even I would use - and I am a die hard high quality leather saddle person.
For those that are saying it looks fake and cheap - IT IS! What do you want for $350? It's synthetic, so therefore it is fake. It is only $350 new so it is cheap.
But for the money, it can't be beat. You can NOT find a new leather saddle of the same quality for anywhere near the price.
The Circle P is the best synthetic on the market and as good as a good quality leather saddle (note that I did not say high quality leather saddle). I would buy a Circle P before I'd buy an Alamo or American saddle.