Announced back in March on the official CM Storm forum, the latest product in Cooler Master’s gaming line will finally make its way to store shelves this summer. After launching very popular lines of cases, mice and surfaces, Cooler Master hopes to continue the trend with the CM Storm Sirus 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset.
The closed-back circumaural cups each boast 30mm drivers for the front, rear and center channels, and a 40mm driver for the sub. This all seems fairly standard for a surround sound headset, but what makes it stand out is the ability to connect directly to a soundcard or integrated audio using 3.5mm jacks or by USB where software will handle the sound processing. This means that no matter what the setup, the headset is compatible.
Instead of the usual in-line audio control that many headsets have, this one features a “Mixing Console” that allows users to fine tune their listening experience by increasing or decreasing the volume of each channel.
With the first review surfacing a day or two ago, it won’t be long until the Sirus is available for purchase. Being a big fan of the CM Storm Sentinel Advanced gaming mouse, I can’t wait for this headset and hope to be able to take one for a test run soon.