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SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

  • 10Hz-28KHz
  • 3.5mm Connector
  • 9.8 ft. Cord Length
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Based on the award-winning SteelSeries Siberia Full-size Headset, the v2 features major enhancements in sound quality and comfort plus the addition of a built-in microphone that can be retracted into the ear-cup - making it virtually invisible. Every element of the v2 has been optimized for pro gaming, making the headset a preferred piece of equipment for the worlds' best competitive PC gamers - the most demanding headset users in the world. Sporting 25% larger 50mm driver units, the SteelSeries Siberia Full-size Headset dramatically boosts overall acoustic performance, while the closed type ear cups are built from a sound dampening foam offering passive noise reduction.

  • newegg Powerful beauty The SteelSeries Siberia v2 headset is the successor to SteelSeries Siberia Full-size headset, which revolutionized several features in the headset industry. The Siberia v2 features a beautiful design combined with functionality and performance, all in one headset.
  • newegg Noise reduction The earcups feature a noise reducing foam, which helps you to focus on the important audio or voice communication, and not being disturbed or interrupted by outside noise.
  • newegg Quality driver units It’s one thing to have a beautiful exterior, but it’s what’s inside that makes these one of the best quality headsets on the market. A 50mm driver unit with crystal clear sound in high, low, and mid-range ensures quality output for multiple uses.
  • newegg Retractable microphone The Siberia v2 features a retractable microphone that can be hidden in the left earcup, which means you can use it when you need it, but don’t have to flash it in public if you don’t want to.
  • newegg Volume control The integrated volume controller on the cord offers an option to handle sound volume manually. This feature is especially useful when you are using your Siberia v2 with other devices and don’t have swift access to setting volume levels in your software.

SteelSeries Siberia v2 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 v2 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 Powerful Sound The Steelseries Siberia v2 is armed with ultra-large high-performance 50mm driver units to produce an optimized soundscape for gaming, letting you detect the direction of approaching enemies and feel the power of explosions.
  • newegg Maximum Comfort The SteelSeries Siberia v2 features the enormous full-size(XL) ear cushion to fit your ears comfortably, perfect for extended listening periods.
  • newegg Prefect for FPS Games Armed with custom-engineered soundscape design, the SteelSeries Siberia v2 let you hear the location of opponents before they hear you in FPS games!
  • newegg Convenient In-line Controls With the convenient in-line controls and mute switch, adjust the volume or mute the microphone easily.

Based on the award-winning SteelSeries Siberia Full-size Headset, the v2 features major enhancements in sound quality, comfort and its microphone. Every element of the v2 has been optimized for pro gaming, making the headset a preferred piece of equipment for the worlds' best competitive PC gamers - the most demanding headset users in the world. Sporting 25% larger 50mm driver units, the SteelSeries Siberia Full-size Headset dramatically boosts overall acoustic performance. Experience a rich and detailed soundscape from immersive atmospheric background music to precise 3D positional sounds of footsteps, gunfire and more. The close type ear cups feature thick leather padded cushions built from sound dampening foam, designed to offer passive noise reduction from loud surroundings and improve comfort over prolonged use. A virtually invisible uni-directional microphone can be retracted from the left ear cup, optimized for essential voice communications. The v2 remains lightweight and its trademark headband suspension construction makes it extremely comfortable for use over long periods of time.

  • newegg Powerful beauty The SteelSeries Siberia v2 headset is the successor to SteelSeries Siberia Full-size headset, which revolutionized several features in the headset industry. The Siberia v2 features a beautiful design combined with functionality and performance, all in one headset.
  • newegg Quality driver units It’s one thing to have a beautiful exterior, but it’s what’s inside that makes these one of the best quality headsets on the market. A 50mm driver unit with crystal clear sound in high, low, and mid-range ensures quality output for multiple uses.
  • newegg Noise reduction The earcups feature a noise reducing foam, which helps you to focus on the important audio or voice communication, and not being disturbed or interrupted by outside noise.
  • newegg Retractable microphone The Siberia v2 features a retractable microphone that can be hidden in the left earcup, which means you can use it when you need it, but don’t have to flash it in public if you don’t want to.
  • newegg Volume control The integrated volume controller on the cord offers an option to handle sound volume manually. This feature is especially useful when you are using your Siberia v2 with other devices and don’t have swift access to setting volume levels in your software.
  • newegg KEEPING IT REAL, or rather, vacuum metalized Don’t try to melt down the gold and sell it. The gold rings on the SteelSeries Siberia v2 Black & Gold Edition headsets are created by using a process called vacuum metallization which helps to achieve the gold, shiny-like finish of the rings seen on both the right and left earcup. SteelSeries is one of the first company’s in the gaming industry to use this process in peripheral color creation.


Learn more about the SteelSeries Siberia v2

General

Brand
SteelSeries
Model
Siberia v2

Feature

Color
White

Headphone

Headphone Frequency Response
10Hz-28KHz
Headphone Input Impedance
32 ohm
Headphone Sensitivity
112 dB SPL@1kHz, 1Vrms
Connector
3.5mm
Ear Coupling
Circumaural
Cord Length
9.8 ft.

Microphone

Microphone Frequency Response
50Hz-16KHz
Microphone Sensitivity
-38 dB

Feature

Features
Closed type headphones
Pull-out microphone
Crystal clear high, low and mid-tones
50mm driver units
Lightweight suspension construction
Integrated volume control located on the cord

Based on the award-winning SteelSeries Siberia Full-size Headset, the v2 features major enhancements in sound quality, comfort and its microphone.
Sporting 25% larger 50mm driver units, the SteelSeries Siberia Full-size Headset dramatically boosts overall acoustic performance. Experience a rich and detailed soundscape from immersive atmospheric background music to precise 3D positional sounds of footsteps, gunfire and more.
The close type ear cups feature thick leather padded cushions built from sound dampening foam, designed to offer passive noise reduction from loud surroundings and improve comfort over prolonged use. A virtually invisible uni-directional microphone can be retracted from the left ear cup, optimized for essential voice communications.
The v2 remains lightweight and its trademark headband suspension construction makes it extremely comfortable for use over long periods of time.

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 year limited
Labor
1 year limited

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Warranty

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


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  • Christian C.
  • 6/19/2014 12:08:50 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsUnimpressed

This review is from: SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

Pros: -Lightweight
-Comes in a lot of color options
-Decent microphone
-Unlike the KrakenPro from Razer, does not need extension cable to use mic

Cons: -Cheap plastic construction
-Mic is quiet until you adjust settings in Windows
-GLOSSY PLASTIC IS UGLY WHY CAN'T COMPANIES REALIZE THIS ALREADY IT'S THE 21ST CENTURY
-Headband cannot be manually adjusted, SteelSeries gets to decide how the headset fits, not the consumer.
-Very little clamping force, sound leaks and bass is really week.
-Circular ear cups, might bother some people
-Pretty weird looking, not the best for public use unless you don't care about aesthetic

Other Thoughts: These headphones were a gift and I only use them to be nice, but also because I'm broke and can't afford to buy a standalone mic and the Kraken Forged that I want. Anyway, if I could, I'd use something else. The build of these headphones is cheap and pretty bad. The plastic creaks when worn and it gets old very quickly. The headband will fit however it wants to, so if you don't have the perfect head, good luck. Due to the loose headband, a lot of sound is lost and bass is very week. Mids are nice but highs are pretty muffled and bad. The headset is decently comfy, but the earcups get very very hot after a few hours. I find myself removing one cup at a time to cool an ear off. The microphone is clear and crisp, but out of the box is inaudible and picks up breathing as if it is magnetically attracted to the mic. It's alright for a headset but not a headset that usually costs about $100. I was pretty disappointed with these cans. I don't understand the popularity since they're really not all that good.

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  • Eric M.
  • 6/3/2014 3:16:58 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsGood Headset, But With Faults

This review is from: SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

Pros: They produce decent sound quality. The headphones are lightweight. The headband stretches and is pretty comfortable...it doesn't squish your head.

The headset fits both my 10-year old son and myself well which was crucial when shopping.

The cord length is short, but they provide an extension cable which is a nice addition. The pull-out/push-in microphone is a terrific addition since it seems as though it will add to the longevity of the part. The mic also seems to pickup speech fairly well.

The headphones are pretty nice looking.

Cons: The headset is mostly made of cheap plastic. While I'm sure that adds to the lightweight nature of the headphones, I shudder to think what would happen if they took an unplanned fall onto my tile floor.

The earphones start to become uncomfortable after about an hour of continuous use. The cushions don't feel as though they are going to last too long, seem as though they may be prone to ripping or wearing thin. Mine haven't yet, but I weary of it happening.

The sound (as I said in the pro's) is just decent. It leaves something to be desired, but is probably as good as its going to get in this price range.

Other Thoughts: Prior to buying these (from another retailer), I was using a pair of Beyerdynamics DT770/Pro Reference Studio Headphones with a separate cheap clip on mic. After 5 years of consistent use, they finally broke...as did my heart. Those headphones were amazing!

Unfortunately, I didn't want to spend another $300 on headphones, so I opted to spend less. I did quite a bit of shopping around and finally settled on these for most of the reasons I outlined in the Pro's. Ultimately, you get what you pay for. I'm happy with the Siberia V2 overall, but had I the disposable income, I would easily buy another set of the DT770/Pro or comparable headphones. The Siberia V2's simply cannot compare to the DT770/Pro in sound quality and when playing online FPS' where hearing every footstep counts...well...my frag rate went down :(

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  • frank b.
  • 1/27/2014 2:54:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgood headset

This review is from: SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

Pros: decent sound, great idea with the pull out mic.

Cons: at the end of a night of gaming your ears might start to hurt but hey....any headset will do that.

Other Thoughts: newegg is great shipped to me in 1 day with eggsaver shipping....will use newegg for everything and so should you!

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  • STEVEN C.
  • 1/17/2014 11:16:23 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsPerfect for Gaming

This review is from: SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

Pros: Light-weight, comfortable. The mouse hides away (I don't use it a-lot). Sound is average. Good build quality. Fairly loud as well.

Cons: Sound quality is not the greatest, but it's not terrible either. These were made for gamers obviously, not audiophiles. Others in the room will hear what's going on, it bleeds sound a great deal, even at medium volume level. Too much base causes notable distortion.

Other Thoughts: This happened to be perfect for gaming and I have no complaints as of this writing.

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  • Jordan F.
  • 12/10/2013 10:31:19 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsEh

This review is from: SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

Pros: Microphone works decently well, tucks away when you don't need it or want it. The extra cable is nice for movement around your setup if you want to stay plugged in. Mic on/off in line is nice for when I walk away and leave Mumble or Team Speak running. Nice volume control on mic on/off too. Soft on the ears, which is huge for me. Great sound range for a multitude of musical genres.

Cons: Creaks. A lot. Have to tighten the screws on the adjustable strap at least once every month for it to not creak. You can crack the plastic by over-tightening, so be careful. Cracking it does solve the creaking issue forever though. Right side went dead for ~1 day after traveling in backpack. After fiddling with the cables running from left ear -> right ear, the right came back online. Think there may be some connection issues on the right side of pulled on. Passive sound cancellation means you can still hear annoyances if you are hoping to work with music on.

Other Thoughts: Takes time to break them in. The speakers have to be used in a pretty wide range before they are consistent with sound outputs. Cable without extension reaches from my head to pocket for my phone/iPod when I'm walking.

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  • Tracy G.
  • 11/18/2013 3:36:59 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsGood for a while

This review is from: SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

Pros: The sound quality is acceptable ( I knew they would not be great), they are very comfy when you first get them (see cons), inline mic and volume controls are functional (even though I despise fumbling around for them), and the long extension for the 3.5 plugs is great and I will probably use them for different products in the future.

Cons: Really, I only have 1 con, but it is a large one. I picked these up at a local store about 10 months ago on impulse. I had been saving up for a nice pair of headphones and a separate mic and saw these. I knew from reading reviews that these were supposed to be super comfortable so I just grabbed them. 10 months later, I cannot wear them. The padding on the ear cups has flattened down and now the grill in frond of the drivers touched MY WHOLE EAR..It has been getting worse and worse over about the course of a week or so, and now they have gone from being uncomfortable to hurting.

Other Thoughts: Made an impulse decision to buy a "convenient" gaming headset instead of saving a bit more and getting some nice headphones and a mic. Now I,m just $80 farther away from the headphones I actually wanted with sore ears...I would not buy these again or recommend them to anyone who will use them often. However they might be a nice headset for someone who won't used them for hours each day.

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  • Eric H.
  • 11/1/2013 6:17:49 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Headset

This review is from: SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

Pros: Great Headset, sadly I broke mine after a year but it was not the fault of the headset. Does as it says love the wire length. Going to get another one.

Cons: None

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  • Gregory M.
  • 9/22/2013 11:47:17 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

4 out of 5 eggsA solution for a problem...

This review is from: SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

Pros: A robust well made product to use with a hi-end sound card. Works splendidly.

Cons: Slightly tight fitting at first, compared to what I am used to, but I'm confident it will become better with use.

Other Thoughts: This nice product resolves a problem, which is: "I have an expensive hi-end sound card. Today's USB based mic/headsets cannot be integrated with it. Must I abandon internal sound hardware? " Not at all. The Syberia V2 with it's frequency response and solid construction is a reasonably priced product for gaming and music. I'm using it with an ASUS Phoebus, and it the combination is working splendidly.

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  • Travis L.
  • 9/20/2013 7:23:47 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent

This review is from: SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

Pros: Honestly they just work. The auto-adjust for different head sizes and 100% cancellation of external noises allows me to sit down, put these on and get busy gaming.

I have had/ordered maybe 8 headsets and this is easily the best. Just a well made and well rounded product. I have owned now for about 1 1/2 years and literally 0 problems.

Cons: Still none after all this time.

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  • Angelo C.
  • 7/25/2013 7:06:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat headset

This review is from: SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

Pros: Sturdy and solid head set, long detachable extension cord. Fits very nice on my head even with glasses. Have worn them for gaming periods of 5 hours or more with no pain or discomfort. Mic quality is good; I don't even extend the mic out at all. Very nice finish which works well (aesthetics wise) to my PC setup.

Cons: Doesn't block out sounds at all. For the price the actual sound quality could be better, but nothing I'm really going to complain about. Price is a bit steep.

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