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Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB Over Ear Gaming Headset

  • Advanced 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound
  • Designed For Extended Gaming Comfort
  • Wired USB Interface
  • 40mm Neodymium Magnet Drivers
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Powerful yet stylish, the Razer Kraken 7.1 USB Headset raises the bar for gaming audio with a complete 7.1 surround sound gaming experience. It comes with an advanced 7.1 virtual surround sound engine that modulates sound to simulate a 360-degree surround experience, allowing to you pinpoint directional audio to know exactly where your enemies are. The headset’s 40mm neodymium magnet drivers power a sound signature that features deep bass, warm mids, and crystal-clear highs for total gaming immersion. A flexible, omnidirectional digital microphone gets you into distinct contact with teammates, while the retractable design allows you to hide it in the left ear cup for easy transport and storage. The comfortable form factor is adopted and tested by numerous professional gamers to ensure optimal ergonomics for extended gaming sessions.

Feast your ears on full-blooded gaming audio with the Razer Kraken 7.1 surround sound gaming headset.

  • newegg Advanced 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound Engine The Razer Kraken 7.1 comes equipped with an advanced 7.1 virtual surround sound engine that immerses you deeper into the game. The engine is capable of ultra-low latency audio processing, and modulates the audio source to simulate a 360-degree surround sound experience that is usually achievable only by incorporating more than one positional driver in each ear cup.
  • newegg Synapse 2.0 Software Razer’s powerful Synapse 2.0 unified configuration software is capable of a high degree of customization, allowing you to tweak the engine to specifically position each surround sound channel, boost bass levels, and even balance incoming voice audio for astounding aural precision. The sophisticated engine also allows you to control surround and positional audio settings for each individual program, ensuring that you get the best possible experience whether you are playing a game, watching a movie, or listening to music.
  • newegg Enhanced Digital Microphone The left ear cup houses an enhanced digital microphone boom that pulls out only when you need it, maintaining the headset's sleek form factor while protecting the microphone during transportation and storage. The flexible design and integrated mute button allow the microphone to be adjusted to individual needs, ensuring that it is always positioned the way you need it. The omnidirectional digital microphone comes equipped with an optimized algorithm, promising a pristine voice quality unachievable through traditional analog microphones. Boasting an impressive signal-to-noise ratio, extended wideband frequency response, and higher sensitivity rating, the Kraken 7.1's digital microphone ensures crystal-clear voice reproduction with minimal background noise pickup, and balanced, natural-sounding vocal tone.
  • newegg Designed for Extended Gaming Comfort The Razer Kraken 7.1 surround sound gaming headset has been field tested by countless professional gamers to determine the optimal ergonomics for extended gaming sessions. The foldable design allows you to quickly and conveniently stow away and carry the headset on the go. With the plush leatherette padding on the ear cups, the Razer Kraken 7.1 immerses you in absolute comfort.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year

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  • Wade C.
  • 2/25/2015 1:09:23 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Purchase

Pros: Clear Crisp Sound - Good microphone quality- Great for gaming or Skype. If quality is your concern this is a good purchase.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Price is accurate is respect to quality of equipment.

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  • Andrean M.
  • 2/18/2015 12:58:26 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsHorrible sound quality

Pros: It looks nice but Razer needs to improve on their sound quality!

Cons: Had it for a while switched to m50x returned Kraken right away!

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  • Justin F.
  • 2/12/2015 4:17:22 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDisappointment

Pros: They are beatuyfull and sound good

Cons: The 7.1 on this headphones disappoint me a lot, the cable sound berry loud when it touch you shirt, i buy because people say this headphones are super comfortable for me they are not

Other Thoughts: I recommend going for the hyper x cloud headphones

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  • Ahsan M.
  • 2/4/2015 6:21:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPretty Good

Pros: Great sound

Feels good.

Cons: Nothing yet.

Other Thoughts: great for everyday use.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/4/2015 11:04:56 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Great sound, great clarity

Cons: Build quality sucks for long duration gaming. I won't buy these again even though the sound quality rocked.

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  • Brendan P.
  • 1/30/2015 10:00:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsA decent headset

Pros: I make it simple, Good build quality, decent sound quality (better if you play with options in synapse), although the lower mid-range tends to become a bit muffled.

The mic is Clear.

Cons: I could go on for hours about how uncomfortable these things are, but here are may two major complaints.

-The material between the driver and ear needs to be thicker

-Should've gone with an ob-longed design to shape more to your ear.

There are no excuses for these design flaws.

Other Thoughts: Now mind you, I've been using a combo of my MDR-V6 headphones along with my X-FI Xtreme Music sound card.
I had to pull it out when I got GTX 570 3GB because of the way my board was deigned.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/29/2015 10:00:42 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsHorrible build quality

Pros: Good sound for avg user and mic

Cons: The build quality is horrible. After a about 30-40 weeks the usb just fell out for no reason what so ever, had to restart CSGO and tab into Teamspeak to turn my sound and mic back on. But I fixed this problem by taking the usb out and pluging it back in. After about 10 weeks of this process the usb finally gave out and spilt in half. I know this is some what my fault for not foreseeing what was gonna happen. But I expect a world renowned company would build have proper build quality.

I will never buy a single product from this company every again.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/27/2015 2:43:05 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

3 out of 5 eggsgreat but buy with caution

Pros: Amazing sound, great Mic and overall fantastic headset

Cons: I know this is a defect and all but I have had a terrible problem with the cord rubbing up against my shirt rendering it useless

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  • Joshua S.
  • 1/20/2015 3:37:59 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing Headset

Pros: Easy set-up
Very Comfortable
Microphone Is retractable
Many options and great integration found in Synapse 2.0
Very Stylish and Durable, two qualities not found in most headsets
Noise Cancelling
Sits Very well on anyone's head
Tethered cord
Great Price for what I got

Cons: It suffers from the same problem many headsets have, my only con is that the headset doesn't have an in-line volume dial or nob, I knew this before I purchased the product so I'll leave my review at 5 eggs, however this small addition would be greatly appreciated.

Other Thoughts: This is a great product and I would recommend it to anyone, and If you posses the funds go purchase the Chroma Version,

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/5/2015 7:52:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

1 out of 5 eggsWhy even make these?

Pros: 1. You can listen to music, watch movies and play games with them. It come with a mic so you can also talk to your pals.

You can also do this just as well with a 5 dollar mic from and a 5 dollar pair of ear buds.

Cons: 1 It's like listening to music through one of those headphones you make with your friends as a kid with two plastic cups and a piece of string except the plastic cup telephones have better base.

2 There is no surround sound. It's no better than any other pair of headphones and the virtual surround sound is a marketing gimmick.

Other Thoughts: Do not buy these.

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