Looking for the greatest gaming headphones is not easy. SteelSeries has extensively presented about beautiful tremendous peripherals. It produces keyboards, mice and gaming headphones that are very widely held with the e-sports troop. The Arctis 7 is SteelSeries extravagance gaming headphones for PC and PlayStation Gamers who need a consistent pair of cups that be able to really ensure fairness to games. The Arctis 7 is a wireless headphone that contains DTS Headset: X surround sound and about identical fine look. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 is roundabout 150 dollars and attains wholly of these goals by hovering colors and at a sensible price. We will set it to the trial to find out its build and sound excellence.

Main Features and Specifications:

DTS Headset: X 7.1
12m wireless range
PC, PS4 and Mac compatible
24-hour battery life
Weight: 376 grams
Lossless 2.4 GHz wireless connection or wired 3.5mm analog
Neodymium drivers 40mm
ChatMix dial

Design and Comport:


The Arctis 7 wireless gaming headphones have an unpretentious however elegant look that appears decent enough for gaming and normal use. The headphones are offered in 2 colors white and black and though the color selection is not as diverse as other SteelSeries headphones both presents very finest design. The headphones structure is finished up of an aluminum best part that’s associated to the ear cups through a plastic hinge that allows for ninety-degree cycle. The flexible and elastic headband is likewise a little dissimilar in terms of look and you will change the size with a tab on the top. The fabric “ski-google” headband shows pattern of black and grey colors. The ear cups feature matte finish black exteriors with a silver logo of SteelSeries printed on the exterior of both ear cups. The ear pads feature a silky fabric oval in shape which is comfortable. The Arctis 7 are relaxed gaming headsets that possibly will touch a little fitted on some heads. Overall Arctis 7 is very comfortable headset even with my glasses, I could use this headset for hours.

Sound and Microphone Performance:

The SteelSeries Arctis 7 has an actual rich, impartial sound. It has a decent and deep bass, an actual upright midrange, and an outstanding treble. It deals DTS 7.1 surround sound and stereo, alongside with the capability to change the equalization over and done with the SteelSeries Game Engine software. SteelSeries Arctis 7 comes with the 2.4 GHz wireless system like previously we reviewed in Alienware AW988, Arctis 7 is also have a 3.5mm analog audio. Battery life appears to have meet excellency. You can use headset for 24 hours long on a single charge. The microphone’s performance is best. However, the microphone is fitted and can’t be separate, you be able to normally pull back it into the headphone when not using. The bright red LED light on the microphone indicates that the mic is mute. You be able to change the microphone settings by directing the dials and buttons on separately earpiece. Recordings were neat without at all distortion. The noise cancelling feature is great and neat and blocks the noise from outside well, means that it is aimed for gaming. You be able to just enhance the noise from background and change the tunes according to your need by SteelSeries Engine 3 software.

App Support:

The app used to configure the Arctis 7 is SteelSeries Engine 3 which is fine and intended with a plenty of tweaks for the headphones. The app has a user friendly interface, quick to respond and not difficult to execute. It offers an equalizer that features a dynamic range compressor, live preview, DTS surround sound and also volume settings for mic. If you select surround sound 7.1, the profiles you can choose are Game, Studio and Cinema. You can pick up according to your taste. Other sound profiles also available under the equalizer are Immersive, Entertainment, Performance, Voice and Music.


Overall the Arctis 7 is a great headset that not only looking nice but its style and build quality makes it an outstanding headset for Gamers for nonstop gaming periods. The performance of mic, and the quality of sound is rich along with 7.1 surround sound. The SteelSeries Engine 3 is designed user friendly with a lot of tweaking options. The price of that headset is $150, not expensive as Alienware AW988 but under that price, this is a good deal to go.


Soft earpieces and headband is comfortable
Best quality of sound and microphone clearness
DTS surround sound 7.1
Battery life is outstanding
2.4 GHz wireless connection


Size is not large for other heads
A little bit heavy


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