Razer Kraken 7.1

81

TechSpot Metascore

Based on 11 expert reviews
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1
7.0

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Based on 316 reviews
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Expert reviews and ratings

By TechRadar on 80

Within the boutique gaming peripheral space, it's hard to find a device that's a jack-of-all-trades. Some manufacturers focus solely on style, while others focus more heavily on performance. The Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma headset comes close to achieving...

By pcGameware UK on 80

Hot on the heals of our recent Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Chroma keyboard review, we have our second product in the Chroma range, the Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma headset (you may want to keep an eye out for a third coming real soon). Although it is always...

By Ocaholic on 70

The Kraken is a stereo headphone from Razer that offer the possibility to be used in a virtual 7.1 mode. The quality is on very good levels in perfect Razer's style. If you are curious to see how they behave, follow us in our review....

By Gaming Nexus on 80

The updated Kraken delivers on good quality surround sound and a great mic. Lack of inline controls and the limitation of only being able to be used on a PC sets it back a little bit, but not...

By HardwareHeaven on

Last week we reviewed a new addition to Razers product catalogue, the DeathAdder Chroma. It took a design from some time ago and refreshed it, including some new lighting technology. Classic design plus new additions… easy award winner. Today we get a...

By custompcreview.com on

At CES 2014 earlier this year, Cherry Corporation and Corsair made a huge splash in the world of gaming peripherals by introducing the world's first RGB LED backlit mechanical gaming keyboard. At the time it was quite revolutionary since prior to the...

By Legit Reviews on

We've tried demos of Razer Kraken headsets before and though realizing their likability, we had the impression that the headsets boast style at the expense of some substance. The Chroma version is no exception being the RGB lighting update to the Kraken...

By Craving Tech on

By having a bigger speaker driver compared to a true 7.1 gaming headset like the Tiamat, Razer Kraken 7.1 shines in the audio department for playing games, music listening, and movie watching. The audio clarity is superb, bass is powerful without being...

By HardwareHeaven on

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By custompcreview.com on

Alright, so wrapping this up, I think I'm not alone when I say that the Kraken 7.1 is one pretty good looking headset. The very modern design with the simple logo and the stealthy color scheme fits well with the rest of Razer's lineup and personally I'm...

By itwire.com on

Take two ears, a burning desire to win, an ability to go extended periods without sleep, and add the latest Razer Kraken USB headset for an unfair advantage.A little lesson – if your headset has a standard audio jack you are at a disadvantage. USB...

International Review By Gamezoom.net on 90

Das neue Kraken 7.1 Chroma punktet mit einem recht gelungenen Surround-Sound. Die klaren Höhen und der kräftige Bass motivieren zum Musikhören - lediglich der Mitteltonbereich könnte unserer Meinung nach etwas ausgeprägter sein. Die positiven Aspekte des...

By liveatpc.com on 88

As an established player in the gaming peripheral market, Razer has always intrigued me with its distinct style. You can thus imagine my glee when I got the chance to review the updated Kraken. Still, having recently reviewed the 7.1 surround sound...

By liveatpc.com on 80

Ditching Green This particular Kraken is tailor-made for Eric “E-Panda” Hernandez, session and tour drummer for Bruno Mars who also does double duty as Bruno's brother. The headphones ditch the green paintjob for a classier brown-gold paired with black....