Good all-around sound quality.
Comfortable leatherette earcups.
Convenient in-game control.
Good surround effect utilizing a 2.1 system.
Powerful bass that especially stands out at higher sample rates.
Excellent microphone sound cancelation.
Comfortable to wear.
Carrying case included.
Leatherette cups hamper sound quality.
Set may be too large for some.
Low microphone sensitivity. (Requires a minimum of +5 db adjustment in order to provide sufficient levels audible for other players.)
Gets hot after long periods.
Bass response distorts movies and music.
By TechwareLabs on October 02, 2011
If you need a decent gaming headset and are on a budget, the Shock is for you. Bear in mind the sound quality won’t beat out your $200 Sennheiser headphones, but they will stomp the iPod stock headphones that you’ve been using into the...-
By Maximum PC on June 28, 2011
It seems like these days it’s just not enough to master the Case-Heatsink-Power supply trifecta of PC parts. In the past couple years we’ve seen Corsair, Cooler Master, and now Thermaltake diversifying their hardware portfolios with gaming...80
By Bjorn3D on June 10, 2011
The Thermaltake Shock has proven itself as a good choice for any gaming enthusiasts and provides a variety of features worth the money. The comfort while gaming supersedes headsets of similar price, and even after rigorous hours of gameplay did not...78
By Bit-tech.net on June 05, 2011
Tt eSports, the gaming peripheral subsidiary of Thermaltake, is rapidly expanding its product range. We’ve already reviewed its keyboards and mice, but this is the first headset from Tt eSports that's graced our lab.The Shock is a large and...61
By PC Gamer on May 13, 2011
Getting a headset that rivals your 2.1 external speakers’ sound is tough to do without dropping $200 (or more). And yet, the Tt eSPORTS Shock manages to do just that, and at a very reasonable $80. Each sound that flows into your ears is powerful,...94
By Vortez on May 10, 2011
The Shock is one of four gaming headsets currently under the Tt eSPORTS brand. Its mains features of the Shock include a foldable design, a noise cancelling microphone and 3.5mm connectors.It is available in either a white or black colour scheme. The...-
By Pureoverclock on April 15, 2011
Since audio is such an intimate personal experience, and highly subject to individual preferences, it's not an easy market to tackle. However, as we've seen from Thermaltake from their eSPORTS lineup, they've been making great strides into...-
By The Best Case Scenario on March 29, 2011
By Edward SealesThis time around is an item that's a bit of a change for me-I have Thermaltake's new Shock gaming headset on the temporary bench here, and I've given it a thorough once-over for you guys. Is the shock the sound quality, the...100
By Neoseeker on March 24, 2011
To conclude, impressions on Thermaltake's new Shock gaming headset proved better than expected. As said earlier, low price points for headsets tend to temper expectations. However, the Shock demonstrated high sound quality, particularly in music...-
By BCCHardware on March 22, 2011
Today we are looking at a gaming headset from Thermaltake. The Shock is the entry level gaming headset from Tt eSPORTS. This is the new branch of Thermaltake aimed at the gamer. Thermaltake is well known for their power supplies, PC cases, coolers...85