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SteelSeries 51005SS 3.5mm/ USB Connector Circumaural Siberia Full-Size headset USB (black)

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  • 18Hz-28KHz
  • 3.5mm/ USB Connector
  • 9 feet Cord Length

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SteelSeries Siberia is one of the most popular gaming headsets on the planet. This headset has been used by talented gamers to win major international events like Electronic Sports World Cup, World e-Sport Games, World Series of Video Games, Kode 5, World Cyber Games, Samsung Euro Championship, ESL Extreme Masters and many others.

When wearing the SteelSeries Siberia you'll immediately notice the enormous full-size ear cushions which gently fit around your ears and reduce background noise. The comfort is something that has to be experienced first hand, either at a friend's house or at one of the many LAN-centers and Internet cafés that offer the headset to their customers.

The headset features a custom-engineered soundscape designed to enhance performance and immersion in FPS-games. This headset was developed and optimized specifically for in-game sound frequencies found in the most popular shooters - making in-game sounds like footsteps, alerts and gunfire especially clear. You will be able to hear and pinpoint the location of your opponents, often before they hear you.

  • newegg Maximum Comfort The SteelSeries 51005SS features the enormous full-size ear cushion to fit your ears comfortably, perfect for extended listening periods.
  • newegg Convenient In-line Controls With the convenient in-line controls and mute switch, adjust the volume or mute the microphone easily.
  • newegg Separate Microphone With the design of separate microphone, the SteeSseries 51005SS let you enjoy your music in the street without the need of carrying gear!
  • newegg USB Sound Card The included virtual 7.1-channel USB sound card features 3D positional support and built-in processor to deliver high-quality surround sound perfect for gaming, listening to music and watching movies.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Edwin M.
  • 1/9/2015 7:19:13 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs7 years

Pros: I have owned and used these almost every day for seven frikin years.
Sound quality is good
sound card took a few beatings but still works fine
mic picks up sound well enough though it needs mic boost to be on.

Cons: doesn't block out much sound but i prefer it that way so not really a negative for me
steelseries doesn't sell replacement ear cushions but third party companies do.

Other Thoughts: It just dawned on me that i had these for so long since the cushions are kinda flat now (super comfy when it was new) hence the seven year late review

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  • Reece B.
  • 12/15/2010 11:59:58 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsgreat gaming headset

Pros: Well it still works perfectly after at least a year and a half of constant usage. I can even turn my system volume max with the headset itself at max, and no crackling with sick bass. It is surprisingly comfortable to me, which is odd because most headsets make my ears sore after awhile. If your looking for a reliable gaming headset, at a reasonable price...this is it, choose your color :)

Cons: My only problem is the clip on microphone, it tangles up with the volume panel, but i'm weird so whatever.

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  • Dustin C.
  • 12/9/2010 5:32:38 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: The sound was great for the time I had them. Worked well for gaming and also good bass for music.

Cons: after a year and a half on headphone stopped working..

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  • 11/23/2010 7:00:43 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Sound, but

Pros: The sound is great, they are comfortable. I love wearing them.

Cons: They broke, a friend has bought two of these because his broke too.
The coord got wrapped along my chair and when i went to stand up, the headphones and volume adjuster on the coord snapped off completely.

I tried to glue the wires back but it was a mess.
Just becareful, its very fragile.

Other Thoughts: i bought them from the website for over $100.

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  • Anonymous
  • 11/15/2010 11:51:44 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Headset!

Pros: Very good sound quality, Mic was somewhat low at first... you just have to mess around with the settings to fix this problem.. not a big deal at all. Plenty of cord length to reach your computer, 7.1 USB Soundcard is awesome! Very comfortable to wear for long periods of time with no discomfort at all.

Cons: Cords are a bit messy, and lengthy... Mic feels a bit fragile.

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  • Jeremy D.
  • 10/30/2010 8:04:40 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing set

Pros: I should first state that I bought these when Icemat Audio was producing them, 3 years ago. As far as I can tell, the only thing they have changed is adding the 7.1 USB sound card.

VERY comfortable. Someone was complaining about the hard plastic on the outside. Well, you're not wearing them inside out. The "hard plastic" is for durability. Pay no attention to that review. I can use these headphones for about 4-5 hours with no discomfort.

Sound quality: The bass on these is incredible. Much better than the 5.1 SteelSeries headset I had previously owned. Playing music and also gaming, is nice and crisp. Without using a high end sound card these still sound very very nice.

In my 3 years of owning them, the sound quality has not been degraded, the headsets sound quality is still flawless.

Cons: The price hasn't gone down in 3 years. :P

Other Thoughts: I bought these 3 years ago (not from newegg, somewhere else) and they have been amazing since. They have recently become damaged (User error, nothing was wrong with the headset, the left headphone is now separated from the set, my own personal fault >.<) and Ive been looking around at other high end headsets and all seem to have mixed reviews, either too uncomfortable, too pricy for the quality, etc etc.
So rather than gamble my money away with something that may or may not suit me well, Ill be rebuying these from newegg.

I'm VERY glad they still produce them.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/25/2010 9:25:34 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsAMAZING!

Pros: Longevity! I've had these bad boys since high school and through college.. So about 4+ years of owning these. That means... I never stepped on these or dropped them.

Cons: A bit tight on your head ( I have a big head) and also I wear glasses... Can cause some pain over time but you get used to it.

Other Thoughts: The sound is amazing.. This paired with a fatal1ty sound card.. all my music is crisp and the bass is rich and full.

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  • Brendan B.
  • 12/17/2009 6:17:06 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDissapointed

Pros: It works?

Cons: The headphones are very uncomfortable, maybe for a smaller person they could be but the ones in the past have been very spacey. They feel like they're pulling on my ears and the plastic is hard and not comfortable.

The only other con is that I wish I would have read that the mic was clip-on but I didn't even know to look because I didn't know that clip-on mics for gaming headsets were even made, honestly, worst idea ever. The two cords with the clip-on mic and the headset together make a long tangled mess, and the drivers they send set up your mic and then when you adjust it to be on your mic when you talk and close it, it switches back to "wave" so I plays your sound instead unless I keep it open and every time click back over to the microphone setting.

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  • Barry F.
  • 12/3/2009 4:01:39 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

4 out of 5 eggsImpressed

Pros: Comfort - Simply the most comfortable pair of headphones ever.

Sound - as expected at this price point, the sound is super, not sure how 'virtual surround' works, but it does.

Portable. Durable.

Cons: The mic is...well... odd. It is flimsy- imagine a twist-tie or pipe cleaner with a mic head at the end that can retract into the left earcup. It likes to move and I can't see it lasting as long as the rest of the unit. If it does, I'll be suprised

Other Thoughts: Please remember that these headphones are VIRTUAL SURROUND, its not authentic. There are 2x3.5mm plugs - one for outbound (typically green) and one for the mic, the USB sound card is nice but not necessary.

>Lots< of cord length, and it is covered in a mesh sheath.. I nice touch in my opinion. Note that the actual cord is (eyeballing here) about 4 feet, but comes with an identically-made extension cord that is 2-3 times that length.

Bought from newegg, thanks guys =]

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5 out of 5 eggsGreat Gaming Headset

Pros: Really comfortable to wear. The Inside of the headphones gradually open up so your ear doesn't get stuck against your head. I can wear these for hours without having to take them off. Very sturdy, I've dropped them over a hundred times over the past year and they are still good to wear. These are open ear headphones so sound will leak into your headset from your surroundings or sound from your headphones will leak out. Good because then you know when your parents are calling you xD. Cables are lengthy but if you know how to manage your cables, it's nothing to worry about. The mic this headset comes with is very sensitive so just clipping the mic to the headphone cord is good enough. I have VENT on lowest outbound and people still hear me when it's clipped onto the cord about an half a foot down the cable. BTW, great quality sound. Bass is balanced with treble. I'm not an audiophile but I know when good, crisp sound should be congratulated on. Have 2 of these, all over 1 yr.

Cons: nothing

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